The Courage to Run
Congressman Jim Ryun knows firsthand what it means to battle adversity. In his third Olympic Games, he was tripped by another runner and knocked unconscious. Rather than considering himself a failure, Ryun, now inducted into the Track and Field Hall...
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Congressman Jim Ryun knows firsthand what it means to battle adversity. In his third Olympic Games, he was tripped by another runner and knocked unconscious. Rather than considering himself a failure, Ryun, now inducted into the Track and Field Hall of Fame, has continued to run the race of life with courage and integrity. In these 60 devotional readings, Ryun and his sons and co-authors invite you to consider your own life journey, and offer practical principles to live by that will help you negotiate the bumps and hurdles along the way. Through personal anecdotes and stories from history and Scripture, you'll be encouraged to risk and to be obedient to what God calls you to do. Discover how small beginnings can lead to great achievements. Find out why it's important to have a game plan, and to stick with it. Each inspiring reading will challenge you to think about your own goals and motivations, and make needed course corrections. These engaging, character-building devotions will inspire you to new levels of achievement!
In these 90 daily readings, you'll find courage and inspiration to run the good race from an Olympic silver medalist and U.S. Congressman. Weaving together engaging personal stories and those of historical and biblical figures, Congressman Ryun will inspire you to rise to the task of maintaining courage, integrity and fortitude no matter what the circumstances. Emphasizing strong family values, The Courage to Run will offer a challenging life application to help you make course corrections in your life and stay on track, while inspiring you to finish strong in the race of life.
Congressman Jim Ryun represents the second district of Kansas in Washington, D.C. A three-time Olympic runner and a former world record holder in the mile, 1500 meters, and 880 yards, he has long been considered an American hero. He also set the male high school mile record of 3:55:3, which stood for 36 years.