Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Praise

Yesterday afternoon, I swam 19 laps in 45 minutes. Twenty-three laps in that pool equal a mile. The really fun part is that the swim stroke I chose for 18 of them was the Australian crawl, only one was the breast stroke.

A year ago, I couldn't finish one stretch of a lap with the Australian crawl. Two years ago, I couldn't do a whole lap with the breast stroke without stopping between stretches.

Yesterday, most of my laps were non-stop. They were slow, but steady. Towards the end, I sped up and had a take a few rests between laps, but the rests weren't long.

And I'm remembering to praise God for the ability and a place to swim.

He is merciful and gracious,
My kind Deliverer.

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