Megan Nagle (South Carolina)
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Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us. - Hebrews 12:1 (NRSV)
I’m not a huge fan of running because I’m not very good at it. Every time I get on the treadmill, I think to myself, I just need to build up my endurance. Eventually I’ll run a mile in under ten minutes.
The Bible speaks a lot about endurance. Paul...
Christ gives me strength to overcome obstacles.
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