January 19 – Crawling Out of the Pit of Despair

January 19 – Crawling Out of the Pit of Despair

2:18 – Crawling out of the Pit of Despair #faithbites #faithjourney despair We all have times in our lives when we have great disappointment. When it feels like the world is crashing down all around us. That no matter what we do, we are at rock bottom. This is the pit of despair. And no, Lord Humperdink is not responsible […]

January 16 – Man of Steel or Man of Tissue: Being Vulnerable

January 16 – Man of Steel or Man of Tissue: Being Vulnerable

2:16 – Man of Steel of Man of Tissue Paper: Being Vulnerable #faithbites #faithjourney vulnerable Look in the sky. It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s Superman. Of all the superheroes out there, Superman has always been my favorite. I’ve written a faithbite about Superman in the past to show his strength and how it reminds us of Jesus. This […]

December 25 – Christmas has arrived, now what?

December 25 – Christmas has arrived, now what?

359 – Christmas has arrived, now what? #faithbites #faithjourney Christmas First we opened presents. Then ate mass quantities of food. Filled the recycle bins and trash bins to overflowing. Santa has returned to the North Pole. The elves on the shelf are gone are gone for another year. Christmas is over, now what? If you are like me, then today […]

October 23 – The Human Connection

October 23 – The Human Connection

296 – The Human Connection #faithbites #faithjourney connection We are busy people running from meeting to meeting, task to task, social media feed to social media feed. We are always on the go, usually at the expense of that human touch and connection. Today, I had the opportunity for touch and for talk, with friends. I was able to give […]

September 12 – Our Own Special Brand of Crazy

September 12 – Our Own Special Brand of Crazy

255 –¬†Our Own Special Brand of Crazy #faithbites #faithjourney crazy I’ll be the first to say it: I’m crazy. Call me goofy, nuts, wacky, or just plain crazy. I do things that many people would think is nuts and that is just who I am. For instance, I showed people the plan to finish my dissertation¬†(including the qualifying exams in […]

August 15 – No Answers, Just Faith

August 15 – No Answers, Just Faith

227 – No Answers, Just Faith #faithbites #faithjourney answers I try not to complain. For those of you who know me, I’m a pretty happy guy. I will talk about bad things in my life, but I really don’t let it get me down too often. The times when I complain is when I can’t do what I want. I’m […]

August 14 – A New School Year, A Clean Slate

August 14 – A New School Year, A Clean Slate

226 – A New School Year, A Clean Slate #faithbites #faithjourney slate Tonight, we went to registration night for my eldest. We reconnected with old friends, met her teacher, signed up for activities, and had a good time. All the teachers, students, and parents were excited for the new year. Then you feel the energy in the school. So many […]

July 26 – Are You a Fragile Diamond?

July 26 – Are You a Fragile Diamond?

207 – Are You a Fragile Diamond? #FaithBites #FaithJournal Diamond You probably read the title of this #FaithBite and thought that was an oxymoron. Isn’t a Diamond the strongest material on Earth? If so, how can it be fragile? Before we get there, let’s talk about why this is the topic for today. I know some very strong people. They […]