Why Beauty Matters to Us

why beauty matters

About 2-1/2 years ago, my dad was experiencing memory-loss episodes that had my mom thinking about moving to an assisted living facility. When we were talking about it together, she …

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How God Uses Wilderness to Shape Us

how god uses wilderness to shape us

The idea of God using wilderness experiences to shape us has been on my radar for years. Probably ever since I spent my first summer leading kids on canoe trips …

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Lessons Learned Beyond Running

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I still remember the day my friend Lisa called and asked, “Will you sign up for Grandma’s Half Marathon with me?” I’d been a recreational runner for years, and always …

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Why Your Worldview Matters

This isn’t a political, theological or philosophical site. It’s a site about women getting and staying active in the great outdoors. Especially we older women. Pretty benign. Pretty noncontroversial. Why …

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