As with the Marathon

A retrospective In life, dark times are a given. The marathon is no different. We plan, we prepare, we pray, however, it’s not so much a question of if but when the hard times hit and for how long they last. Part of the training is learning how to accept this in advance, so when […]

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

When I was young and it was time for bed, I used to leap from one corner of my room to my bed. Flip switch, room dark, one bound and there I was: in bed. Safe. As far as I knew, my parents and brother didn’t know about my compulsion. Even in my childish imagination, […]