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Running, Eating, & Other Things

Bite-sized updates from Kathryn Valencia.

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SAY IT!

"AMEN!" From our lips to God's ears, a fitting acknowledgement of His omniscient counsel. Much more than a punctuation mark ending to a prayer, it's where our vulnerability brings us into a beautiful space of connection to The Almighty. Amen to that!

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BREATHE IN/BREATHE OUT

Receive/Give Receive Love; Give Forgiveness. Receive Forgiveness; Give Grace. Receive Grace; Give Understanding. Receive Understanding; Give Empathy. Receive Empathy; Give Peace. Receive Peace; Give Joy. Receive Joy; Give Blessings. Receive Blessings; Give Love. It's...

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SNAPSHOT

SAY IT! Acknowledgement "STOP!" To Stop: Cease, Finish, Be Over, To Come To An End. A command or demand or maaaaybe a turning point. That moment where awareness meets acknowledgement ... of a different way, another path. It's a choosing to end leading to what always...

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RUNNING FORT WORTH

Trinity Trail: Ft. Worth, TX Not exactly the whole of Ft. Worth on my particular run, but Trinity Trail covers 40+ miles of interesting views giving generously of my favorite aspect of The Run ... Choices, Choices & more Choices. Taking a break from helping...

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Intentional Living

What's the meaning of life? ... Perhaps to live meaningfully 🙂 First Step: Awareness Second Step: Acceptance Third Step: Acknowledgement That's the Reader's Digest version ... with every experience. The practice of zoning out until a moment "worthy" of validation,...

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MINDSET

Running Changed My DNA I've actually done research on this. 20 or so years of chronicling countless data points led to one emphatic conclusion ... Running is 90% mindset. This was never more evident than my marathon training days. When I had an upcoming long run, 15+...

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“CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLINESS”

Never underestimate the Power of Clean Although this quote is not meant to be taken literally, I do. As a frequent traveler, I have a good understanding of what it's like to go over 24 hours in the same clothes with just a splash of cold water to the face. There's no...

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THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO YUMMMMM!

Little Donkey/Cookie Fix: Homewood, AL Homewood's got it's own unique style from clothing to furnishings to specialty stores and to make sure you stay a while continuing to browse, Homewood's got the flavor covered. Whether you're looking for a hearty meal, a healthy...

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ON BEHALF OF ALL RUNNERS … THANK YOU!

Yay Fall! I made an executive decision this summer. Wanting to ensure the continuation of my commitment, I made the switch to walking in this Alabama heat and humidity. When I started running some 20 years ago, I would never miss a run-day no matter what. I had a...

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LOCAL LIFE – Madrid, Spain

PACCO GUERRERO - MADRID Calle Mayor, a street I walked multiple times years ago when we spent a month in Madrid has the sights and sounds of the grand city all along its slender frame from pastelerias to heladerias to a flurry of souvenir shops dotting the sidewalk to...

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