Monthly Archives: August 2015

Learn to enjoy the slow

Want to run faster? Then learn to run slower! As a pastor I often counsel people to slow down and learn to enjoy each day that comes. Part of that enjoyment is found in learning love the journey and to not be in such a hurry to get to the destination. When it comes to […]
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Why GirlRevRunning?

There is much history behind this name! First the GirlRev part: It starts with the fact that I am a second career female pastor. My first career was in marketing communications and lasted until  my mid 30s. Why a career change? Let’s back up a few years. I cannot remember a time when I did not believe […]
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A Beautiful Place to Live… and to Run!

Here are some photos of where I run most days, along the beautiful Ventura Coast. The cloudy summer mornings are an added bonus. Last April my husband and I vacationed in Boston, New York, and other east coast cities. Now that I’m a runner I was able to run and enjoy the scenery in a new […]
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Some lessons in outreach and hospitality from my local running club

This post is mostly for my church friends, but maybe everyone can find something interesting. For the past four Wednesdays I’ve been working out with members of the Vendurance Running Club in Ventura. Here are a few observations and how they might relate to the way we welcome (or think about visitors) in our churches. […]
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Filling our minds… or finding a mantra

Here’s a favorite quote: “…whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” (Philippians 4:15) I was recently reminded of these words a few weeks ago when I attended […]
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