Battle Buddy Series – A Prayer for the Courageous

by Darian McIntosh Broken. This is the theme I have encountered many times this past week. When I am contemplating what my next entry in my blog series will be, I often take cues from what is going on in my own life. This week, I visited a church and heard multiple stories from its members sharing their personal brokenness. Many stories ... More

Battle Buddy Series – A Prayer for the Weary, Part 1

A Prayer for the Weary, Part 1 by Darian McIntosh   Let’s talk about the word indomitable for a minute. When I think of you, the runner, it is always the first word that comes to mind. A quick Google search says it means impossible to subdue or defeat. If you are training for a race and this pandemic hasn’t put an end to your ... More

Battle Buddy Series – A Prayer for the Lonely

A Prayer for the Lonely by Darian McIntosh Dear runners, as we continue on this journey together, I have not been so misguided as to forget that we are in a pandemic. Here I am spouting on about the benefits of having a battle buddy by your side while protocol dictates we keep 6 feet away from each other at all times. Easier said than ... More

Battle Buddy Series: A Prayer for the Complacent

A Prayer for the Complacent by Darian McIntosh   Welcome to part 2 in the continuing saga of my journey, starting with my personal experiences in the world of marathon running. I will be exploring in part what it takes to physically prepare for such a draining endeavor, which can be expected from a blog about marathons. More in ... More

Battle Buddy Series: A Prayer for the Unpracticed

Battle Buddy Series: A Prayer for the Unpracticed by Darian McIntosh Recently,  I had a conversation with the son of a very good friend of mine. This dedicated young man decided at an early age to follow in his brothers’ footsteps and join the Army to serve the country that he loves. In preparation for his departure for boot camp next ... More

The Lone Runner Series: Why Would You Train for a Marathon?

The Lone Runner Series: Why Would You Train for a Marathon? Runners have many reasons they train for marathons, but many do it because it is rewarding. Today I want to explore a few of the rewards of marathon training.  Training for a marathon demands serious effort. But it also has serious benefits. Moreover, marathon training rewards ... More

A Crazy Survivor-Giving Back-Sharing Hope

Guest Blogger Nancy Cook: A Crazy Survivor-Giving Back-Sharing Hope. More

Maintaining Sanity While Sidelined

Guest Blogger Courtney Alev: Maintaining Sanity While Sidelined More

Interview with Scott Murr

Guest Blogger Thomas Denning More