Now that the weather is nice, I've been trying to get out of my house for a bit in the evenings, so I go on wuns or ralks. Yes, I made that up. I don't run the whole time and I don't walk the whole time. I need a hybrid word. I'm kind of a intervalist, if you will. Yup, that's another made up word. I run a bit. Then I walk a bit. There's not a whole lot of seriousness to what I do. My speed is determined by my ability to breathe, which can be a little tricky after running for a while. The health side of walking is a perk, but mostly it's just nice to unwind in a quiet, serene setting after a crazy day at school.
Sometimes there's really good people watching on the path. There are some interesting exercise contraptions and sweet old couples holding each other's pinkies while they walk. Those two old people were precious and a little slow, so I took off on a little running interval to pass them. There's also a woman with an empty double stroller that makes me laugh. I'm not sure if she had lost her kids or if she was planning on picking some up, but it seems a little silly to push an empty stroller. I want to cheer most people on because they're either hardcore running or keeping a pace better than my own, but I don't want to be too weird! Some people will smile as I pass by and others act like I don't exist, but that's no matter.
The sun shines and the clouds glow from within. My wuns (I'm still not sure about this hybrid choice) have become somewhat of a happy place for me. I get to enjoy God's glory and I am reminded of his great care and attention to detail. If he puts such care into creating beautiful sunsets and making the wind skim my skin and blow my hair, then what amazing things must he have planned for my life? He uses the same care in all things and for that I am grateful!