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Think Before You Leap

Running the Marathon Course in Antarctica

Running the Marathon Course in Antarctica

There are a few times I have taken a leap of faith. A few I recall that fall under that category include going to Antarctica to run a marathon, climbing huge mountains where every step is a leap of faith and then publishing a book about these adventures.  While these are special memories, in hindsight there were plenty more , such as choosing a profession, undertaking my first job, buying my first car, first home, marrying and raising a family are leaps of faith, too. There are mistakes made along the way, times you wing it, and many times you learn the hard way.  As you mature you try to be wiser, more precautions, and think things through. At times we become survivors, and hopefully more than that—I for one believe we should do something more with our God given talents, and help others as much as our strength allows. Continue reading