Running A Marathon Blind

But blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in Him. Jeremiah 17:7
Running a marathon is no easy task, but imagine running the entire thing without being able to see. When I ran my third marathon, I was running behind a middle aged couple. I had woken up that morning with a cold, and did not have high aspirations for the results of my efforts. So as I came up on mile eight, I was already in a bad mood.
It was then that I noticed this couple. From behind, It looked as if they were holding hands. “You’ve got to be kidding me!” I thought to myself. “Are they going to run this whole race holding hands? Give me a break.” In an effort to focus my attentions ...

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race, that same couple, the blind woman and her guide passed me and I never saw them again. I later learned that together, him the leader and he the faithful follower had run ___ marathons together.
What a beautiful picture of the faith walk each of us should have with our heavenly Father. If we have complete faith in Him, we should be like that blind woman, with our hearts tethered to him in complete submission to following where He leads ...

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Added: 3/8/2012 07:20:12 PM
Submitted By: runnergal
Category: Personal Writing
Type: Free Paper
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