A Runner’s Thoughts: “For last year's words belong to last year's language
And next year's words await another voice.” (T.S. Eliot)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “Prayer is the raising of the mind to God. We must always remember this. The actual words matter less.” (St. John XXIII)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “In meditation we find the strength to bring Christ to birth in ourselves.” (St. Charles Borromeo)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “There are many things that can only be seen through eyes that have cried” (St. Oscar A. Romero)
A Runner's Thoughts: “Wisdom consists in doing the next thing you have to do, doing it with your whole heart, and finding delight in doing it.” (Meister Eckhart)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “There exists only the present instant... a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand years hence.” (Meister Eckhart)
A Runner’s Thoughts: ““If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” (Meister Eckhart)
A Runner's Thoughts: “But when work is infused with joy, it changes everything about the attitude behind the effort. The resistance is removed. Things flow rather than push.” (Kristin Armstrong) Judge the quality of your life by the steadfastness of your movement towards God's spirit.
A Runner’s Thoughts: In the spiritual life, living well is a matter of – praying and living by faith is a matter of having the patience to persevere when we are tried, and instant results do not happen. – “O Emmanuel, king and lawgiver, desire of the nations, Savior of all people, come and set us free Lord our God.” (O Antiphon for December 23rd)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “O King of all nations, the only joy of every human heart; O Keystone of the nightly arch of man, come and save the creature you fashioned from the dust.” (O Antiphon for December 22nd)
Fr. Paul R. Fagan, C.P. "Preacher on the Run!"
A thought from time to time about Running and Life!