January 31 – Daddy, Don’t Be Scared, Jesus is there.

January 31 – Daddy, Don’t Be Scared, Jesus is there.

2:31 – Daddy, Don’t Be Scared, Jesus is there. #faithbites #faithjourney scared They say the strangest things come out of the mouths of babes. They also say to have child-like faith. Tonight was no exception. At dinner, we were talking about my upcoming surgery. The girls wanted to know about the procedure from getting to the hospital to the IV […]

January 30 – Someone Else Needs Help More than Me

January 30 – Someone Else Needs Help More than Me

2:30 – Someone Else Needs Help More than Me #faithbites #faithjourney more A few days ago we talked about someone’s day being worse than yours but all in all we can each have a bad day without trying to compete. Today I was thinking about the outpouring of offers for help especially after yesterday’s faithbite about asking for help. What […]

January 29 – Will You Please Help Me?

January 29 – Will You Please Help Me?

2:29 – Will You Please Help Me? #faithbites #faithjourney help We all want to think that people will be there when we need help. At the same time, it is hard to ask for the help. I am a person who wants to help everyone do everything all the time. My upcoming knee surgery scares me. Not because of the […]

January 28 – I Am Responsible. I Take The Blame

January 28 – I Am Responsible. I Take The Blame

2:28 – I Am Responsible. I Take The Blame #faithbites #faithjourney Blame When I turn on the news, read a story, or listen to people complaining, it is usually someone blaming someone else. Most are not taking responsibility for they do. At our Voter’s meeting a couple of days ago, I saw a true leader in action. He stood up […]

January 27 – It’s Ok to Not Be Ok

January 27 – It’s Ok to Not Be Ok

2:27 – It’s OK to Not Be Ok #faithbites #faithjourney ok A couple of weeks ago when I was dealing with the realization that I wouldn’t graduate, my eldest came to me and said “Daddy, are you ok?”. I told her “No, I wasn’t ok.” I explained the reason and she said it will be ok. Too often we are […]

January 26 – A Bad Day Doesn’t Mean You Are A Bad Person

January 26 – A Bad Day Doesn’t Mean You Are A Bad Person

2:26 – A Bad Day Doesn’t Mean You Are A Bad Person #faithbites #faithjourney person Today has not been a good day. Between my knee of fire, grocery shopping, shoveling, trying to keep the house clean, cooking, valentine’s day shopping, and more, I’m done. I’m angry that my knee is worse than it’s been. I’m depressed that it’s not getting […]

January 25 – You Belong Here. You Have a Place Here.

January 25 – You Belong Here. You Have a Place Here.

2:25 – You Belong Here. You Have a Place Here. #faithbites #faithjourney place In my career, I have always been the person helping the people do things. I’ve very rarely considered myself the doer. Be it supporting online teaching, supporting teachers, helping leaders, advising students, I have always been the one to help. When I worked in Corporate America, I […]

January 24 – Exhausted AND Energized – Finding Energy in Activity

January 24 – Exhausted AND Energized – Finding Energy in Activity

2:24 – Exhausted AND Energized – Finding Energy in Activity #faithbites #faithjourney activity Today was our second annual curriculum retreat. It was a day I co-planned with our office manager to help nearly 100 faculty and staff understand our curriculum, learn new ways to teach, learn more about each others, and better understand our students. It was a lot of […]

January 22 – Do You Understand the Words That Are Coming Out of My Mouth?

January 22 – Do You Understand the Words That Are Coming Out of My Mouth?

2:22 – Do You Understand the Words that Are Coming Out of My Mouth? #faithbites #faithjourney words I try to be a simple guy. (Who am I kidding, but work with me here). I ask someone something or tell someone something and I expect a response. One of my biggest pet peeves is when I have to say the same […]