Thursday, April 18th, 2013 08:39:08
Goodness Over Evil
My sister Kathy texted the news of Boston Marathon bombing not long after it happened. We’ve run (walked) four marathons together, and each of us has completed five. We understand the months of training involved in running a marathon (26.2 miles from start to finish). It’s not only physical training but also mental. During my first marathon 20 years ago, I hyperventilated at mile eight in anticipation of the 18 miles ahead. We understand how exhausted and relieved the runners in Boston would have been as they approached the finish. But we cannot imagine the terror that ensued after the two bombs went off.