Showing posts from December, 2009

2010 Tentative Calendar

My first shot at goals for 2010: Jan 29th, ICTN Triathlon Camp, Tucson, AZ May 9th, Rev 3 Triathlon, Knoxville, TN May 22nd, Terre Haute Triathlon, (as race director) June 13th, Hoosier Man Triathlon, Bloomington, IN July 17th, Rain Ride, (Ride Across Indiana) August 22nd, Race the Lake 90 Mile Road Race, Fond Du Lac, WI September 19th, Ironman Branson, Branson MO November 13th, Ironman 70.3 World Championships, Clearwater, FL (if I qualify) otherwise Ironman 70.3 Miami (October 30th) We will see how this goes ...

Thinking Medium

Several years ago when our pastor first came to our church he mentioned in a sermon about “thinking medium”. The concept was not to think of yourself more highly than you should, nor too low either. He summarized that in the term “think medium”. From then on I have thought about that a lot, and tend to agree with it more and more. Actually I find great comfort in the concept. I have some gifts and some accomplishments, but all in all, not that much. I also know for a fact that in many cases I am a miserable lot. Well today I’m home sick which thankfully doesn’t happen very often, and I happened to listen to Chip Ingram on the radio this morning. I ended up checking out his website and also listened to his talk on R12. Low and behold, it basically validates the “think medium” concept in Romans 12:3-8. Nice to know the concept has real depth to it. While thinking about goals for 2010, which I do a lot these days, I remind myself that the jour