Art, Life & Faith Question of the Week #5: What has been your most challenging artistic work?

[W]elcome to the Art, Life & Faith Question of the Week #5. What has been the most challenging artistic work you’ve ever created? What made this artistic work challenging? Right now, I’m in the middle of one of the most challenging writing projects I’ve ever encountered. How about you? Read on…

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What is Your Next Big Challenge?

[W]hen was the last time you asked yourself, “What is my next big challenge?” Yes, I mean a BIG challenge. Something that will push you. Test you. Something arduous and demanding that will shove you way out of your comfort zone.

Your next big challenge will require you to go much farther than you think you can go. Like all daunting tests, it will demand all of you physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

I certainly know what my next big challenge is. It is big and daunting. Looming over me like a ten foot wave. This coming Sunday, I’m participating in the Orangeman Triathlon here in Southern California. The race is a 1.2 mile ocean swim, a 56 mile bike ride all the way up Ortega Hwy. and a half-marathon to finish it up. If you think I’m crazy entering a 70.3 mile race, you’re absolutely right. Read on…

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4 Lessons Triathlons Teach You about Life

[L]ast January, I shared that one of my 2012 goals was to train and complete in the multisport world of triathlon. I’ve been a runner for years, but as you might have read in my earlier post, Learning to Swim, my swimming skills were less than adequate for triathlon competitions. After several years of being tired of going to the gym and the inspiration of my good friend, Scott Rigsby (the first below-the-knee double amputee to complete the Ironman World Championship in Kona) I decided I needed a new challenge to push me mentally, physically and spiritually. Whether or not you consider yourself an athlete, an artist, a follower of Christ, or someone who is just interested in living well, there are plenty of things triathlons can teach you about life. Read on…

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Click here to watch a funny video of Joey’s son mocking his running shorts.