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No. 79

Beautiful morning
Beautiful morning

If you stopped yourself every single time you were about to say, “I have to” and changed it to “I get to,” it might change your entire experience.

~ Kristin Armstrong, Mile Markers: The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run

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Why did the turtle cross the road?

Sweet gum tree flaming in the meadow
Sweet gum tree flaming in the meadow.  (The blustery wind and dark clouds yesterday morning made it look like a painting.  I helped it along with some tweaks in Photoshop.)

If there is any wisdom running through my life now, in my walking on this earth, it came from listening in the Great Silence to the stones, trees, space, the wild animals, to the pulse of all life as my heartbeat.

~ Vijali Hamilton

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Walk, run, repeat

At sunset
At sunset

Running!  If there’s any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can’t think of what it might be.  In running the mind flees with the body, the mysterious efflorescence of language seems to pulse in the brain, in rhythm with our feet and the swinging of our arms.

~ Joyce Carol Oates

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