August 30 – I Solved It (With Help)

August 30 – I Solved It (With Help)

2:242 – I Solved It (With Help) #faithbites #faithjourney solved Since May, I have been experiencing chronic pain. I’ve gone through the journey of doctor after doctor, meds, tests, research, and everything. No dice. Then yesterday, as I was about to go to bed, I didn’t have pain for the first time in a long time. That absence of pain, […]

August 28 – Lessons In Humilty

August 28 – Lessons In Humilty

2:240 – Lessons In Humilty #faithbites #faithjourney Humilty Sometimes we think we are on the right track. Sometimes that includes thinking too highly of ourselves and then boom, lesson in humilty. A friend of mine was upset about how someone was treating her and responded in kind. Later that night, she was reading her son a book about the Golden […]

August 27 – Shouting Into The Void

August 27 – Shouting Into The Void

2:239 – Shouting Into The Void #faithbites #faithjourney Void The email that is never answered. The social media post with no reactions. Text messages left without a reply. Phone calls unanswered. This is shouting into the void We have all had the experience of trying to communicate with someone without a response. It can sting, burn, and make you feel […]

August 24 – Memories Are Powerful

August 24 – Memories Are Powerful

2:236 – Memories Are Powerful #faithbites #faithjourney memories Today, I began downloading all of our Disney Pictures from the Disney Memory Maker. They had taken nearly 750 pictures of our trip. As I looked through them. I remember most of them, but others were “new” to me. At the same time, seeing these pictures brought back fun memories that I […]

August 23 – Too Tired To Listen

August 23 – Too Tired To Listen

2:235 – Too Tired Too Listen #faithbites #faithjourney listen Have you ever been so tired that you can’t think straight? Today, my youngest had her first full day of kindergarten. When she got home, she was beat, but wouldn’t admit it. We didn’t go to dinner because she screamed about going to the bathroom. Everything was a fight. Then she […]

August 22 You Will Get It Wrong

August 22 You Will Get It Wrong

2:234 – You Will Get It Wrong #faithbites #faithjourney wrong Today, I facilitated several graduate assistants through microteaching. At the end of the sessions, I asked them what questions or fears they may have. A common refrain was “what if I teach something wrong”? My response was, you will. You will mess up. You will get it wrong. It’s ok. […]