Faith makes all things possible, not easy. #worththerisk

“I’d rather burn with desire deep in my soul, and love like a fire that’s out of control. And laugh and dance and fall and chance and kiss. I’d rather live my whole life with a sense of abandon, squeeze every drop out, no matter what happens. And not wonder what I’ve missed. I’d rather risk.” -Risk (Paul Brandt) Travel is my passion; it totally lights me up! It’s me at my happiest, and I love pretty much everything about it (not the packing part). I just got back from one of the most amazing vacations ever! I was part of a group of runners that raced our way across Panama. There were 5 legs to the race – all with a variety of terrain (some very challenging) and a volcano hike just for fun! Meet www.race2adventure.com. So, what made this trip so incredible?  Phenomenal people, beautiful scenery, sunshine, beaches, the ocean, old/new friendships, going outside my comfort zone, sights unseen by most tourists, delicious food, perfect weather, being outdoors every day, plus the experience and support of Merritt Hopper and his team. I almost did this race in Guatemala last year, but (for various reasons) it didn’t work out. Everything happens for a reason. Last year at this time, I still thought that this race was something I couldn’t actually do. I still believed my “I’m not an athlete” story. (Thanks to life coach training, I let that thought go!) So, was I super successful in this race? I suppose that depends on your definition of success. For me, I just wanted to go, complete each leg, and not die. Mission accomplished! I’m...

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