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I am at a meeting on an island not that far from Haiti.Â It is a different world.Â We ask ourselves why things can be so different when the locations are not that far apart.Â Here a paradise, a vacation spot and there poverty, sickness and distress.Â Â Â Not that far apart.Â We know people who have healthy and thriving spiritual lives and not that far away are those who are without spiritual direction, poor in knowledge and in distress withÂ their lives.Â You and I both knowÂ someone inÂ distress spiritually.Â Just like the situation with the earthqauake and the poverty in Haiti, theÂ distress in the lives of the people you know offer an opportunity to direct them to the sourceÂ of hope.Â Â The country of Haiti will take years of development to become a better place.Â Â Hearts, even oursÂ take years of theÂ Potter molding the clay for us to becomeÂ people with better hearts.Â Things are different in the materical world, not so different in ourÂ spiritual world.Â I am reminded of the passage in Matt 7:4.Â Good to watchÂ the plankÂ in your own eye before removing the speck in others.Â Â Â Â Lord, give us humility of self and endurance for the service ofÂ others.Â In you Name, Amen.Â
Rest day although, plenty of activity for a great calorie burn today.Â Will hit the pavement tomorrowÂ morning early for another run.Â We are closing in on the final days.Â Got to admit I am ready for it to end.Â I am just an exerciser so every other day is acceptable to me.Â Â ThisÂ has been a journey to prepareÂ . Â I am pleased with what it has done for me physically but the committmentÂ has been more than I am used to.Â Â I will have to decided when the race is over if I want to exercise at the same pace or eat at a lesser pace.Â Either way,Â there is a priceÂ to pay for the result.Â Isn’t that the way it always is?
We're here to raise $100,000 for Haiti. Contribute to us and help provide clean water, medical care and food for the people of Haiti, still struggling more than a year after the earthquake. Join THREE Marks and pledge to support them as they conquer 13.1 miles each running the OneAmerica Mini Marathon.
Northwest Haiti Christian Mission
c/o Run Mark Run
7271 Mayflower Park
Zionsville, IN 46077