New Season, New Trail

For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem; You shall weep no more. He will be very gracious to you at the sound of your cry; When...

Apprehending Growth

Trees burgeoned where I last traversed they were only budding. It was early March and spring was promisingly popping it’s head out...

Going the Distance

“Do you have any exciting plans for the day?” inquired the Starbucks barista as his coworkers were finishing up my sugar free decaf...

Finding Joy

In case you didn't know, I've taken to the trails more than the road on my runs recently. As a consequence I've had to adjust many things...

When I Run

When I run I lift my eyes above the beauty I see, seeking and searching God in what is unseen. As sure as the swift steps my feet may...

In the Shadows of Monticello

I’ve spent the last ten years of my life living, breathing, being in the shadows of Monticello. Visible from every angle of the streets...

Rivanna Romp and The Father's Heart

I’ve circled the city many times on this the Rivanna Trail, a 20+ mile hidden gem of a public trail system that meanders seamlessly in...

And so I Ran Again

I didn’t feel particularly strong when I started my morning run today. I didn’t know what to expect having lifted for my legs at the gym...