July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

3:189 – Pretending Is Exhausting #faithbites #faithjourney pretending Yesterday, we talked about how people may be sick or in pain but “look ok“. We also discussed how like sickness and pain, we are all commit sins that aren’t visible. Part of that invisibility is the nature of pain, sickness, and sin. It’s below the skin and you can’t see what’s […]

August 19 – It’s Tiring to Wear A Mask

August 19 – It’s Tiring to Wear A Mask

2:231 – It’s Tiring To Wear A Mask #faithbites #faithjourney tiring As a kid, I used to love Halloween. Dressing up and becoming someone else was great. I remember wearing those big masks. At first, it made you look scary or funny or whatever, but after a few minutes, you wanted to take it off. It was hot, your vision […]

November 27 – Are You A Misfit?

November 27 – Are You A Misfit?

331 – Are You A Misfit? #faithbites #faithjourney misfit Tonight, as part of our annual tradition, my family sat down to watch Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Every time before we watch it, I think of it with nostalgia, then as I watch it I remember how bad it is. Between Santa being a jerk, Donner rejecting his son, and on […]

October 21 – Pictures: Memories or Fantasies

October 21 – Pictures: Memories or Fantasies

294 – Pictures: Memories or Fantasies #faithbites #faithjourney Fantasies Baptism is a beautiful thing. It’s a time when spirit is created in a heart. Today, we welcomed two young children into the Lord’s family. As I was watching the first baptism, they showed a picture of a little baby boy, curled up, eyes closed, wearing a bow-tie, a diaper, and […]

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, […]