Becoming God Adapted

I like long races--ultramarathons, half-Ironman and Ironman triathlons, hundred mile bike rides.  Endurance, more than speed, is my game.  As any endurance athlete knows nutrition is key to a good race.  I once heard an ultramarathoner describe racing 26.2 mile plus distances as an eating contest with some running thrown in.  Too much, too little, the wrong mix can cause an endurance athlete to fall short of the goal and perhaps even fail to finish the race.  Its for that reason that many endu … [Read more...]

Push the Limits

Do something today that pushes your body to the limits--it could be a long run, a long hike, a long bike ride, or a hard game of ultimate Frisbee.  Whatever it is, let your body move to the brink where you can't go any more, but then you discover that you can.  Let this experience of your body teach your soul how to endure the hardships and pains that come in life.  The Christian life, scripture is clear, is about endurance.  Learn to endure. … [Read more...]

Be with the body

Com (with) + muni (body)-- being with the body, that is what we do as we gather together to partake in the Eucharist.  Today be with the body, the body of Christ as remembered in the bread and wine, and with the body of Christ now made manifest in the church.  Be as centered on being with fellow Christians, as Christ's body, as you are with the bread and wine of communion. … [Read more...]


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