September 29 – Daddy, You Need a Foot Rub

September 29 – Daddy, You Need a Foot Rub

272 – Daddy, You Need a Foot Rub #faithbites #faithjourney foot Today was rough day. I awoke in the middle of the night with a migraine behind both eyes. All I wanted to do was sleep. My youngest, on the other hand, was having a very defiant day. Her house her rules. Her normal lightswitch behavior was on speed repeat. […]

Sept 2 – Sol has it totally together right? Wrong

245 – Sol has it totally together right? Wrong #faithbites #faithjourney together Scrolling through Facebook, you see wonderful pictures of vacations, well-behaving kids, promotions, houses, cars, and new opportunities. You go to work and ask “How are you doing, Buddy”? The response is anywhere from great to ok to just ducky, maybe no response. Then you look at yourself and feel […]

September 28 – Greater than the Haters

September 28 – Greater than the Haters

271 – Greater than the Haters #faithbites #faithjourney haters Today has been a rough day for me emotionally. Anxiety has been a wreck and all of the vitriol about sexual harassment, misconduct, abuse, #meetoo what is reporting and what isn’t reporting, why people didn’t report (#whyIdidntreport). So much blame, hate, ridicule, ignorance, and blindness was really getting to me. But […]

September 27 – Are You Enjoying Yourself?

September 27 – Are You Enjoying Yourself?

270 – Are You Enjoying Yourself? #faithbites #faithjourney Enjoying “Are You Enjoying Yourself”? That was the question one of my advisors for my EdD asked me yesterday. I was meeting with two of them to discuss my dissertation, project, and life in general. When she said that, I asked: “Do you mean the dissertation or work”? She responded that she […]

September 26 – Are You A David or Goliath

September 26 – Are You A David or Goliath

269 – Are You A David or Goliath? #faithbites #faithjourney David Tonight my wife and I were watching a new season of Survivor. This seasons theme is David Vs Goliath. One tribe, David, was made of people who overcame many obstacles from physical to socioeconomic to life experiences that challenged everything about them. The Goliath tribe on the other hand, […]

September 25 – We Don’t Agree, but I love You

September 25 – We Don’t Agree, but I love You

268 – We Don’t Agree, But I Love You #faithbites #faithjourney Agree In high school and college I remember having debates about religion, sex, politics, and pretty much any topic that went late into the night / morning. There were many times that I did not agree with the other person. It may have been a political stance on a […]

September 24 – Trust but Verify

September 24 – Trust but Verify

267 – Trust But Verify #faithbites #faithjourney verify A slight warning before we start today. This topic has a potential trigger warning as it talks about sexual allegations and truth. And now, onto faithbites. “He said, she said”. “He was just a kid”. “How do we know what happened 30 years ago?”. “No man is safe if women can accuse men […]

September 22 – It Only Takes One Moment to Change a Life

September 22 – It Only Takes One Moment to Change a Life

265 – It Only Takes One Moment to Change a Life #faithbites #faithjourney moment Before we get started, I have to say thank you to my wife Amanda for watching the kids at the festival so I could run the welcome booth. No way I could have done it without her. And now, onto #faithbites. Last night was the fall festival […]