Author: LIFE Runners

06 Sep Miracles (Lk 4:24)

And he said, 'Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place.'  ~ Lk 4:24 . Reflection:  We are always searching for the incredible, for something outside of ourselves. In today’s verse, the Galileans were blind to see that one of their...

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04 Sep First Wednesday – #GearUpSpeakUp

Don't be a 'chicken' - be a voice for the voiceless and wear your "REMEMBER The Unborn" jersey for First Wednesday! Post with #RememberTheUnborn and share at liferunners.org/photos. All In Christ for Pro-Life! ...

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30 Aug Flood relief efforts (Gal 6:2, Heb 13:16)

"Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ." ~ Gal 6:2 Our San Antonio LIFE Runners chapter is helping to fill the massive needs from the flooding in Texas, compassionate teamwork for Life! Compassion means "to suffer with." Many hands, generous giving, and...

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24 Aug Prepare to Win! races discounts

"The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare." ~ Juma Ikangaa (won the NYC Marathon in 1989) . For LIFE Runners, winning means our message of love and truth has impacted hearts and minds for saving lives!  We prepare spiritually by reading the weekly LIFE...

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23 Aug People in Our Lives (Ru 1:16)

But Ruth said, "Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you!  For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I will lodge, your people shall be my people, and your God my God." ~ Ru 1:16 . Reflection:  This verse from Ruth is a favorite...

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16 Aug That We May Not Offend (Mt 17:27)

But that we may not offend them, go to the sea, drop in a hook,  and take the first fish that comes up.  Open its mouth and you will find a coin worth twice the temple tax.  Give that to them for me and for...

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09 Aug Losing One’s Life (Mt 16:25)

For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. ~ Mt 16:25 . Reflection:  We are all called to lay down our entire lives for the salvation of souls and the Glory of God.  We who...

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02 Aug 2017 St Pio Relay for Pro-Life!

Enjoy this awesome recap of the pilgrimage, All In Christ for Pro-Life!  The Relay portion was completed over two days with 5K run/walk legs covering the 82 miles from St. Pio’s birthplace of Pietrelcina to his ministry home of San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy.  Are you...

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02 Aug Be like the Apostles (Mt 13:57)

A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and in his own house. ~ Mt. 13:57  . Reflection: In Baptism we began a life of supernatural participation in the life of Jesus - and with it, His role of prophet.  Sometimes we fare well when...

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26 Jul Worker or Disciple (Lk 10:39)

She had a sister named Mary who sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak. ~ Lk 10:39 .. Reflection:   I can really relate to Martha in the Gospel today, because of my really strong work ethic.  Sometimes I find myself so focused at the...

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19 Jul Give Life (Mt 20:28)

The Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give His life as a ransom for many. ~ Mt 20:28  . Reflection:  When the mother of James and John asked that Jesus sit them at his left and right sides in his...

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12 Jul Serpents and Doves (Mt 10:16)

Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves. ~ Mt 10:16 . Reflection:  This passage is well-known among Christians and it represents solid guidance to help us navigate the modern world in which we...

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28 Jun In Service of the Gospel (2 Cor 9:6)

The more you sow, the more you reap. ~ 2 Cor 9:6 . Reflections: Putting oneself in the service of the Gospel is the charge that Christ gives all the baptized. This is especially true in regard to our responsibility for the protection of human life. Because every...

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21 Jun Ravenous Wolves (Mt 7:15)

Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but underneath are ravenous wolves. ~ Mt 7:15 . Reflection: In this age of the culture of death, women in a crisis pregnancy situation are lured by the “false prophets” who come to them in sheep’s...

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15 Jun Why I Run!, Florida, Italy

Join teammates at the Pensacola Full/Half Marathon on Nov 12th and register before the next price jump on June 30th!  You do not want to miss out on this race weekend with team building fellowship as we witness with fitness to grow the culture of life.  Details at liferunners.org/Pensacola. Let's shout...

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14 Jun Armor of God (Eph 6:13)

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. ~ Eph 6:13 . Reflection: It’s no secret that we live in a world that is drowning in sin and the hearts...

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07 Jun Be Happy (Mt 5:2)

He began to teach them. ~ Mt 5:2  . Reflection:  Each of the Beatitudes begins with the word "blessed", which can be interpreted to mean "happy".  In the Beatitudes, Jesus promises happiness and blessedness.  The media today uses our desires for happiness to lure us into materialism and...

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30 May Giving God Your All (Mk 10:17)

As he was setting out on a journey, a  man ran up, knelt down before him, and asked him, 'Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?' ~ Mk 10:17 . Reflection:  The majority of the U.S. is against abortion.  So why then is abortion legal?  It may...

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25 May Pro-Life Action! Pensacola, International, Chapters

LIFE Runners in action, let's get going and keep going, All In Christ for Pro-Life! . 101 Chapters around the world:  Chapters are planning monthly activities for the summer:  local 5K races, praying at abortion facilities, half/full marathon training, picnics, service projects, and more.  Gear up to...

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24 May Love and Fidelity (Mk 10:8-9)

They are no longer two but one flesh.  Therefore what God has joined together, no human being must separate. ~ Mk 10:8-9 . Reflection: In a very real sense, the culture of death has only been able to arise because the culture of love – of marital...

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17 May Love God’s Law (Ps 119:165)

Those who love your law have great peace, and for them there is no stumbling block.  ~ Ps 119:165 . Reflection: We live in an age when most people in the Western world embrace moral relativism. Along with the denial of universal moral truths comes the denial of...

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10 May Consecrated in Truth (Jn 17:18-19)

As you have sent me into the world, so I sent them into the world.  And I consecrate myself for them, so that they also may be consecrated in truth. ~ Jn 17:18-19 . Reflection: Despite the obstacles we face in our spiritual and physical journey on this earth, today’s reading...

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03 May Ask in Faith (Mk 10:51)

Jesus said to him in reply, 'What do you want me to do for you?' The blind man replied to him, 'Master, I want to see.' ~ Mk 10:51 . Reflection: What faith the blind man had in Christ to bless, heal & redeem him!  Quite often,...

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26 Apr Uncomplicated (Mk 15:16)

He said to them, "Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature." ~ Mark 15:16 . Reflection: How do you answer the call of Jesus to “proclaim the gospel to every creature”?  The example we set may be the only “Bible” some might ever read.  Do...

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19 Apr JOY!! (Ps 66:2)

Shout joyfully to God, all the earth, sing praise to the glory of his name; proclaim his glorious praise. ~ Ps 66:2 . Reflections:  Shout joyfully to God, all the earth, sing praise to the glory of His name; proclaim His glorious praise. Say to God, "How tremendous are Your deeds!" We are well into...

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12 Apr Above All (Jn 3:31)

The one who is of the earth is earthly and speaks of earthly things. But the one who comes from heaven is above all. ~ Jn 3:31  . Reflection: As a Central Californian accustomed to training mainly on flatland, I must admit that I wasn’t fully prepared for...

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05 Apr The Light (Jn 3:20-21)

For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come toward the light, so that his works might not be exposed.  But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done in God. ~...

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04 Apr First Wednesday – #GearUpSpeakUp!

Wear your witness!  Put on your bold blue "REMEMBER The Unborn - Jer 1:5" gear for First Wednesday to ‪‎#GearUpSpeakUp! Remind teammates to wear LIFE Runners gear in public to impact hearts and minds for saving lives. Post photos & videos on social media and share photos & videos here. Pray LIFE...

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02 Apr Relay 100% filled! Finish Line celebration events!

Jump for joy!  For the second year in a row, we 100% filled the 1,588 legs of the A-Cross America Relay for Pro-Life!  Those legs add up to 5,545 miles (12 million steps!) completed on the course and remotely around the world in all weather conditions.  Up until Apr...

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29 Mar Apathy Kills (Gal 6:9)

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. ~ Gal 6:9 Reflection:  Apathy killed Jesus Christ.  The Jewish leaders were jealous (Mt 27:18) and Pilate was afraid (Jn 19:8).  However, they would not...

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22 Mar Spring into action! Relay 75% filled (by Apr 9th)

Cheers!  We just passed the halfway mark of our 40 day A-Cross America Relay and have filled 75% of the 5K legs.  That adds up to 1,200 legs covering 4,000 miles with 9 million steps to REMEMBER The Unborn - wow, teamwork!  The Relay is currently moving through SD, CO,...

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15 Mar Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Mk 12:29-31)

Jesus replied, 'The first is this: Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. The second is this: You...

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08 Mar Fulfilled (Mt 5:17) by Dave DiNuzzo Sr.

Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. ~ Mt. 5:17 . Reflection: The fifth chapter of St. Matthew’s Gospel is one of my favorite chapters in scripture. We read of...

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04 Mar Relay is moving – North, South, East, West!

The A-Cross America Relay is out of the gates and moving from the North, South, East and West, All In Christ for Pro-Life!  Between now and Apr 9th finish, for all of your training in LIFE Runners jersey, be sure to register for Relay legs, that...

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01 Mar Ash Wednesday (Ps 51:14) by Sr. Francelle Clark

Give me back the joy of your salvation, and a willing spirit sustain me. ~ Ps 51:14 . Sr. Francelle's Reflections: I look forward to the season of Lent with joy and excitement, because I know so many are going to get closer to Jesus. Lent prepares us for the...

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12 Feb It’s time! Complete Relay legs anywhere

Every year we look forward to the epic A-Cross America Relay for Pro-Life!  This Relay is like none other as it crosses America from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Brooklyn Bridge from Texas to North Dakota, for 40 days, impacting so many hearts and minds for...

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07 Feb Walk for Life West Coast – recap

The LIFE Runners theme for 2017 is "Be the Light" and that is exactly why a group of LIFE Runners chose to converge in San Francisco for the Walk for Life West Coast.  San Francisco needs light, it needs truth, it needs people willing to...

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06 Nov LIFE Runners By-laws

(updated 11 Apr 2022) ARTICLE I. NAME OF ORGANIZATION The name of the corporation is LIFE Runners. ARTICLE II. CORPORATE PURPOSE Section 1. Nonprofit Purpose This corporation is organized exclusively for religious purposes to support life from conception to natural death.  All In Christ.  LIFE Runners Creed (Prayer):  liferunners.org/creed. Section 2....

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10 Oct International Mission Work – cheers!

LIFE Runners apostolate has grown in amazing ways since being formed out of prayer and devotion in 2008.  By Christmas 2016, we are on pace to have over 5,000 teammates in 28 nations and all 50 states of the US.  But did you know that we also have a LIFE...

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26 May Virtue of Devotion (Jn 6:40) by Jennifer Brinker

For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have eternal life. ~ Jn 6:40 . Reflection: Those who believe in Christ seek to live the virtue of devotion, but sometimes that seems difficult to achieve when faced with...

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24 May Are you ready? (Lk 19:41) by Kathy Castle

As Jesus drew near Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it saying, ‘If this day you only knew what makes for peace – but now it is hidden from your eyes.' ~ Lk 19:41 . Reflection: Jesus weeps for Jerusalem who turns away and does not recognize...

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20 May Kingdom Divided? (Lk 11:17) by Steve Castle

Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste and house will fall against house. ~ Lk 11:17 . Reflection: Jesus’ strong words come on the heels of casting out a “mute” demon and being accused of doing so in the name of “Beelzebul.”  Others call for...

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18 May New Generation (Mk 9:41) by Ann Schaefbauer

Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink will surely not lose his reward. ~ Mark 9:41 . Reflection: Do you know someone who is thirsting for God? Give them a cup of His life-saving truth to drink. Today’s gospel reminds us that our good deeds...

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16 May To Do Your Will (Ps 40:8) by Kathryn Lopez

To do your will, O my God, is my delight, And your law is within my heart! ~ Psalm 40:8 . Reflection: Hebrews tells us that our Lord is: Holy. Innocent. Undefiled. Higher than the heavens. Jesus Christ is God. He walked our walk. But he did it without...

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12 May What Makes for Peace (Lk 19:41-44) by Kathy Forck

“As he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it, saying, ‘If this day you only knew what makes for peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes.  For the days are coming upon you when your enemies will raise a palisade against...

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06 May It’s all God’s stuff (Jn 1:3-4) by Dr. Pat Castle

All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.  In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men. ~ Jn 1:3-4 . Reflection:  This article caught my eye, "Scientists say life begins at conception with a flash...

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04 May Your Servant Is Listening (1 Sm 3:9-10) by Royce Hood

When Samuel went to sleep, the LORD came and revealed His presence, calling out, “Samuel, Samuel!” Samuel answered, "Speak, for your servant is listening." ~ 1 Sam 3:9-10 Reflection: We must be prepared spiritually to answer God’s call when it comes.  Our call to serve God can come at any time, and...

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02 May The Battle is the Lord’s (1 Sm 17:47) by Jeanne Mancini

For the battle belongs to the LORD. ~ 1 Sm 17:47 . Reflection:  Let’s consider the differences between David and Goliath.  Goliath is much more experienced, has a larger staff, and all the best tools.  David, on the other hand, is young, inexperienced, probably alone, and brings only a...

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01 May First 500! begins at midnight EDT

. LIFE Runners will unite our voices at the Philadelphia 8k/Half/Full Marathon (Nov 19-20), to "Proclaim Liberty" for the voiceless Unborn!  "One of the nation’s top 10 marathons, the Philadelphia Marathon offers a memorable race on a scenic course that travels through the nation’s most historic city." ...

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