Inspiration & Motivation

Make It Important


Let’s play a little game.┬áTake out a pen and paper (or just do it in your head) and write down the five most important things to you, in order of importance. Have your list written down? Good. Now make a…
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The One I Will Always Remember


We had a war here this summer. No, not a price-war or a gas-war, but one of those ugly wars with bombs and rockets, soldiers and fear, of funerals and collective sadness. The kind of war that has air-raid sirens,…
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Looking Back, Moving Forward

rearview mirror

Believe it or not, today is the 2 year anniversary of TheRunnerDad. Two whole years. It seems to have gone by so quickly yet at the same time so slowly. A lot of life has been lived in the past…
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Thankful For Today

Today I find myself sitting comfortably and peacefully alone, gazing out on a family of geese as they glide aimlessly upon the lake. The sound of distant traffic floats across the water, mixed with the cascading droplets of a water…
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Remember Your Blessings


There are times in my life when I get frustrated with things not going my way. I let myself become stressed by┬átrivial things. I brood, I pout, I retreat into myself and shut others out. I let myself only see…
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