I don’t usually run on roads but when I do

I am getting more road time than usual especially since most trails are open.  We had a day with plenty of rain so I hit the road.  I enjoy the road a little more than I used to for two reasons.  The trails close at sunset for good reasons and where a live I still can get a wilderness feeling.  I can run along the boundary or on the roads of Cedar Hill State Park or Joe Pool Lake.  Some of those views are spectacular at sunset.  I really do need to get pictures of both the next time I am on a slow run(slow being a relative term).  As a random thought does anybody else but me just look at the sky.  The clouds and colors are so impressive.  I like the north Texas skies but sunset in central Texas is a must do for everyone at least once.  I do get sunset pictures post run in my neighborhood. IMG_20190830_142240.jpgLow clouds across the street.IMG_20190830_142408.jpgNorth Texas sunsetIMG_20190830_142439.jpgThe sun reflecting off the cloudsIMG_20190830_142442.jpgNot as late as beforeIMG_20190830_142449.jpgNot as pink but just as nice.

A quote that everybody gets wrong and is now driving me crazy. “Money is the root of all evil.”  I hear it this way all the time and they are not saying the quote correct and it ruins the true meaning of the quote.  “The pursuit of wealth i.e. money is the root of all evil.” What does this quote have to do with running or hiking, nothing.  People who have worked hard and earned money are not evil.  They made money.  Doctors, lawyers and businessmen who have made millions have worked for their money.  It is those who are in pursuit of money and do not earn it fall into evil ways.  It is those with the ability to make money but do not want to earn is who the quote is referring.

I am going to stop here because this can go in many different ways religious, political, philosophical and my favorite nonsensical.  I try to keep it light.

Oh yea I am still training and down to 247, twelve more pounds to go.

7 thoughts on “I don’t usually run on roads but when I do”

  1. First off, the misuse of that verse drives me crazy, too. The actual verse is For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. 1 Timothy 6:10 😀 And yes, I love looking at the sky. I have a million photos of it. In fact the name of my blog used to be Eat the Sky because I get so moved by it , I just want to eat it. Lol. Nice pics!

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    1. Thank you for the Biblical word of the quote. I do not like to put anything too religious or anything that could cause controversy. It is the wandering from faith and love of money that most people leave out. I do appreciate the true word of God.

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