Prayers for Boston

pray_for_bostonBy now, we all know about the two bombs that hit the Boston Marathon.

This one hits close to home. I’m a runner. I ran competitive cross-country and track from 7th grade all the way until a few years ago in college. These days I go out for the freedom in the sport–being outside with my dog, loving the nature around me and pushing my body to its limit.

Running has always been a friendly sport, one where you can go for one run with a person, and suddenly know more about them than you could in six weeks of hanging out. Races are filled with cheering fans and teammates, and sometimes that’s the only thing that keeps you going through all the pain.

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