As much as I may grumble over the next two months (which I will probably do a lot of), I am excited to have a goal to run toward. [Sorry, that wasn't very punny] By
Similarly, our spiritual journeys take time and persistence. It cannot be done indifferently. 13th/14th century theologian and philosopher Meister Eckhart wrote, "There are plenty to follow our Lord half-way, but not the other half. They will give up possessions, friends and honors, but it touches them too closely to disown themselves."
What is your purpose in running? How far are you willing to run? At what cost?
Warning: This is the first of barrage of running analogies...