Stride

to walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction or a step or stage in progress toward an aim. As I reflected on my day last night, I thought about the little exercise I had gotten. I walked for a mile at a nice stride – not too quickly or slowly, fast enough to get my heart racing, but slow enough to take in my surroundings. If I fell, I wouldn’t hurt myself to badly. I could get up and brush myself off. But I had a purpose, a goal, an endpoint in sight. I compared my stride in walk to my stride in life. I am going along with decisive steps, making progress toward a goal – to live the best life I can with what I have. I may stumble, but I can get back up.; However I refuse to stop! Here’s to your stride…

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