Oct 15 – Debate With Kindness

Oct 15 – Debate With Kindness

3:289 – Debate With Kindness #faithbites #faithjourney debate Setting During my freshman year in college, there was a group of us who lived on the same floor and would regularly have deep conversations about life,.the universe, and everything. We talked religion, politics, sex, drugs, girls, and everything. While we had intense conversations, none of them were mean, spiteful, or vindictive. […]

Sep 22 – Pray For Those Who Can Not See

Sep 22 – Pray For Those Who Can Not See

3:266 – Pray For Those Who Can Not See #faithbites #faithjourney see Setting Unless you’ve been living under a rock, which sometimes I wish I was, you have seen how divided we are. If you don’t believe what someone believes 100%, you are evil. If you vote a different way, you are in league with the devil. We all have […]

Sep 19 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever

Sep 19 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever

3:263 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever #faithbites #faithjourney temporary Today, we were enjoying the fall weather at Rader Farms. My youngest was playing in the sand pit by herself and was a bit lonely. I got down on my knees and started playing with her. After we were done, I got up slowly and painfully. (It’s been a […]

Sep 9 – I’m The Worst Person in The World

Sep 9 – I’m The Worst Person in The World

3:253 – I’m The Worst Person in The World Setting Last night my youngest was upset, and for the second time in as many nights, said she was the worst person in the world. That everything she does is wrong and she’s terrible. Those words tore at my heart. Where had she heard this? Was this because I was getting […]

Sep 8 – Intolerance

Sep 8 – Intolerance

3:252 – Intolerance #faithbites #faithjourney intolerance Setting Yesterday in a heated debate, I, along with my friends, was called intolerant. That being tolerant means accepting all beliefs and all opinions. I wanted to dive a bit deeper into what intolerance means and how we, as children of God, should behave? Intolerance is defined as “unwillingness to accept views, beliefs, or […]

Aug 31 – Love Is More Important Than Being Right

Aug 31 – Love Is More Important Than Being Right

3:244 – Love Is More Important Than Being Right #faithbites #faithjourney important Setting In the past month, I’ve done better in not reading and commenting on many Facebook posts. I just don’t have the energy to get into the debates when people don’t want to learn, grow, and understand. As we get closer to the election, I see the vitriol […]

Aug 19 – Every New Beginning

Aug 19 – Every New Beginning

3:232 – Every New Beginning #faithbites #faithjourney new Setting As we left our first-grade orientation, my youngest told me again that she was nervous. We talked about it and while she was excited, she was nervous as to what to expect. There wouldn’t be any more rest time, more homework, and more change.  A new beginning. At work, we are […]