A Celebration.

First – this is not a technology pass along. Okay. Just warning you! This was written by my daughter before her big race next weekend. She has had many trials and ups and downs this past training season. But I love this view on life – “When what you see in front of you is so far outside of what you dreamed, but you have the belief, the boldness, the courage to call it beautiful in stead of calling it wrong, that’s celebration” (Shauna Niequist, Cold Tangerines). Enjoy!

Bliss + Simplicity

“Celebration when your plan is working? Anyone can do that. But when you realize that the story of your life could be told a thousand different ways, that you could tell it over and over as a tragedy, but you choose to call it an epic, that’s when you start to learn what celebration is. When what you see in front of you is so far outside of what you dreamed, but you have the belief, the boldness, the courage to call it beautiful instead of calling it wrong, that’s celebration.”

-Shauna Niequist, Cold Tangerines

The marathon is a celebration. Marathon training is rarely seamless. In fact, it’s usually a bumpy road…filled with really exciting days, disappointing days, tiring days, days you feel you could run a marathon and then some. I believe, training for the marathon (and this being my 3rd in the past year and a half), God…

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One thought on “A Celebration.

  1. Hi Pam,

    Thank you for sharing. Your daughter has a wonderful perspective on her gifts, life and family. What a blessing. It sounds like you might be on LA next weekend!

    Sent from my iPhone

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