February 16 – Enthusiasm Can Be Exhausting

February 16 – Enthusiasm Can Be Exhausting

2:47 – Enthusiasm Can Be Exhausting #faithbites #faithjourney #parenting Enthusiasm Children are a gift from God. To see them excited makes me excited. One thing I’ve noticed is when my children get really excited, they go off the rails. High pitches squeals, running around, being nutty, not listening, and being LOUD. Part of this is just seeing pure joy, part […]

February 15 – Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want

February 15 – Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want

2:46 – Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want #faithbites #faithjourney expected Recovering from surgery is rough. It doesn’t matter how minor it is or how major, it’s a long road and just kinda sucks some days. People ask me how I’m doing. My response has been “Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want”. […]

February 14 – Kindness even when Angry

February 14 – Kindness even when Angry

2:45 – Kindness Even When Angry #faithbites #faithjourney kindness I went to the pharmacy as 3:15 this morning as I had ran out of one of my anxiety medications. While there I talked to a pharmacist who I could tell wasn’t happy with his situation. He had a ton of perscriptions to fill, he didn’t know the store well, and […]

February 13 – I’m Not Better (Or Worse) Than Anyone

February 13 – I’m Not Better (Or Worse) Than Anyone

2:44 – I’m Not Better (Or Worse) Than Anyone #faithbites #faithjourney better Being stuck at home, I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on a variety of topics. Something that keeps coming up is the idea of a person being a better person than someone else. This “better” then turns into more worth and we are left with the […]

February 12 – Never Gonna Give You Up. Never Gonna Let You Down

February 12 – Never Gonna Give You Up. Never Gonna Let You Down

2:43 – Never Gonna Give You Up. Never Gonna Let You Down #faithbites #faithjourney never I bet you all are singing the song now aren’t you? And no, this isn’t a Rick Roll, but rather a reflection of what was popular and poignant when I had a realization in life. n high school and college I never was invited to […]

February 10 – Church Isn’t Just For The Churched

February 10 – Church Isn’t Just For The Churched

2:41 – Church Isn’t Just For The Churched #faithbites #faithjourney Churched Church buildings can be a welcoming place for those who are members. At the same time, for non-members, it can be a a scary,.unknown, and confusing place. The church has its own language, processes, policies, and operating procedures. We spend a lot of time and money building and running […]

February 7 – I Am Not In Control and That’s Ok

February 7 – I Am Not In Control and That’s Ok

2:38 I’m Not In Control and That’s Ok #faithbites #faithjourney control I like to know what I’m doing when,with whom, and how. I like being responsible for my own choices, actions, and follow-through. My frustration and anxiety grow when I’m not in control. This surgery experience, unlike my others, is begining to help me just let go. If I don’t […]