My running shoes
Now there are days when I curse these Godsends, when they call me at 4:00 am, out of a deep sleep, to come play.
But God knew I needed them. He knew that I was praying for something to enter my life to help me move forward, He knows the worries of my heart and He knew that these shoes were what I needed.
These shoes are symbols. Symbols of accomplishment.
These shoes have shown me moments of beauty, like seeing the early morning fog come over the mountains, seeing a beautiful sunrise, or the flowers that you don't notice driving in your car.
These shoes have allowed me to achieve. Achieve a healthier body. Achieve one of the biggest accomplishments of my life...running a 10K. Achieve a sense of self worth, and a renewed self esteem.
These shoes have given me many moments of clarity, moments when answers come to me, ideas form, and God shows me that I am on the right path, doing the best that I can.
These shoes have shown me that obstacles, like a strong head wind and a 6.2 mile run, can be overcome by taking a deep breath and putting one foot in front of the other.
These shoes whisper to me...don't give up don't ever give up.