The Rev. Laura Hayes Mitchell (Harbor District: Burgaw) began Spirited Life with a plan for improving her health and a specific goal in mind. Two years later, she’s arrived.
Before having children, Laura was a runner; therefore, her vision included wanting to run a 5K. But when you have a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, how do you find time to get yourself conditioned for a race? Talk about a challenge! Laura explained, “It’s fine if you have a live-in nanny, but some of us have to learn how to juggle responsibilities, and it’s particularly difficult if you’re a pastor without a predictable schedule.”
Read more on The Connection, the blog of the Duke Clergy Health Initiative and Spirited Life.