"A faithful man shall abound with blessings" - Proverbs 28:20
I am happy to report to you that I am starting to build up steam in my training program. I am walking faithfully each day at least 3 miles. I am getting a grip on healthy eating and have reduced my calorie intake. My meals are mainly vegetables, protein and either grains or fruit. I drink several protein drinks a day made with whey. I take my vitamins, drink a green drink and drink plenty of water. I have dropped a couple pounds and am starting to feel alot more energetic and clear headed. I'm catching up Donna Deegan! I can't wait to meet you at the starting line!
This past Sunday morning my girlfriend Debi and I headed to Jacksonville beach for a sunrise walk. That day would have been my 34th wedding anniversary but God called my sweetheart home after a knock down-drag out battle with lung cancer that ended 7 months ago. Debi and I made it to the beach just in time for a glorious sunrise with a picture-perfect sky. Brilliant red clouds flanked the horizon as the sunlight peeked out from behind them.
Then suddenly as we strolled along, we looked to see a perfectly formed huge heart shaped hole right in the middle, with the sun shining through. There was no "kinda looked like" to it. It was a big beautiful heart. Wonder who made that? Then as we walked further we spotted a message in a bottle in the sand. A folded piece of paper stuck out from a crack in the plastic bottle. We couldn't resist. We pulled it out and opened it. There was the following hand printed poem written on the paper: