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Running the Good Race

Tonight my dad asked me to go for a run.
I just got back from leading a group of middle schoolers on a mission trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and my dad knew that I had a heavy weight on my heart, so he asked me to go on a run with him at 8:30pm.
My dad seemed a little bit nervous because he hadn’t gone for a run in a while, and trust me I am not much of a runner myself either. But he told me that it was okay if I got ahead of him and to just meet him at the car after I was finished. We started off running together at the same pace, and it was so nice. It was comforting to have my dad there right beside me. But after a few minutes my dad started to get slower and slower, but I was feeling good, so I just kept running ahead and I left him behind. After another 5 minutes or so, I see my dad come out of nowhere and pass me up, what the heck! He passed me and I just couldn’t catch up to him, so I trailed behind. Eventually he burned out of energy and I saw him stop ahead of me and I realiz…


I live in Northwest Indiana, so that means that I get a dose of every season of this Earth to the very fullest. No matter where people live though, I believe that everyone would like to be somewhere at some point in life where they get to experience all of the seasons and the beauty that comes in winter, spring, summer, and fall.

The truth is, we all like seasons. We like new things, and with each season some how we feel like we need to change. New seasons come with new haircuts, new styles, new bags, new wedding dresses, new cars. We feel as though with each season there needs to be a change in ourself in order to keep up with where the rest of the world is going. We love change, its what keeps us going and life exciting.
Here are what each season symbolizes according to the changes in the Earth:
Spring is a time on total renewal. Its a time of starting new project, sewing new seeds, and coming up with new ideas. It is a season of refreshment and contemplation.
Summer is a season of…