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Monday, January 27, 2014

Winning

My current year race medals hang on my rear view mirror.


A tradition, a reminder of the previous years accomplishments.

Today during a drive through Starbucks stop, the young guy at the register said:

"SWEET marathon medal!"

"Thanks, I replied" (noticing it for the first time in a while)

"Did you win or something?" he said.

"Ummm, no-that's just what they give everyone" I replied.

"Well it's awesome!" he said-with gusto.

AND SO IT IS!

I drove away with a smile and thought very hard about it as I watched the medals out of the corner of my eye and listened to them clink against each other.

I wish I could rewind and say this in reply.

"You know-I did win. Although I did not finish the race first, I was mostly racing for myself-against self doubt, against questions of ability, against uncertainty, against fears and against deamons created by me,  So yes-I won over all those things and I FINISHED that marathon."

...or something like that!



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