Category Archives: inspiration

The Last Mile

  The last mile is undoubtedly the hardest part of a marathon. Body is tired, and yet one more mile to go.  The last mile.  Never mind accumulated fatigue, enduring pain, or self doubt. The last mile is a test … Continue reading

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Paradox Of The Hidden Wholeness

Parker Palmer is right, in our culture we have a hard time holding the opposites together. We prefer the ease of either/or to the complexities of both/and. Of course, facts are better in black or white. Reasoning are easier in … Continue reading

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What’s Really Important? Part 3

Somebody should tell us,right at the start of our lives,that we are dying.Then we might live life to the limit,every minute of every day. Do it! I say.Whatever you want to do, do it now!There are only so many tomorrows. … Continue reading

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The War On Terror Continues

  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. In case you haven’t heard, Baghdadi, the exISIS leader, blew himself in a US Military raid conducted this past weekend in northwestern Syria. The raid, like the one killed Osama bin Laden in 2011, … Continue reading

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Setting Marathon Goal

  Each year I set my marathon goal.  While the outcome is straight forward, either I met it or not, the process of setting my goal is far from simple. Let alone the subsequent training and race day performance.  Allow … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Oct 2019

Love this time of the year in Mid Atlantic. The splendor of the seasonal changes remind me the wonder of nature, and my privilege to indulging in it.  Each year, the character of the seasons etches deeper in my heart. … Continue reading

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“I Believe I Can Fly”

  Like the 4 minute mile barrier shattered by Roger Bannister in 1954, today Elioud Kipochoge, the reining Olympic Gold medalist, proved that the 2 hour marathon barrier is a myth.  He broke it in Vienna Austria with a time … Continue reading

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Mindful Living

  “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,” says the United Negro College Fund.  A slogan I not only agree with but would add, a mind is a hard thing to discipline.  You see, even though, the mind can’t … Continue reading

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Beauty In Simplicity

People who can turn complex concepts into simple and plain language are my idols.  My admiration not only for their technical know-how but also their ability in connecting with the audience. Be it, arts, poetry, music, or science. No matter … Continue reading

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Aspiration?

Is your dream dead? Are you caught up in making a living and ended up abandoning your dream? These are the questions that I ask of myself.  A self pep talk I do almost annually after my marathon. Other than … Continue reading

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