January 14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours

January 14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours

2:14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours #faithbites #faithjourney sucks Today was not a good day. The kids were grumping, my knee was hurting, I had to shovel more snow, the campus was icy, the elevators in my building weren’t working, my network on my computer wasn’t working, people were grumpy to me. It was a pretty sucky day. […]

January 13 – I am… Baptized. Connected. Flawless.

January 13 – I am… Baptized. Connected. Flawless.

2:13 – I am…Baptized. Connected. Flawless. #faithbites #faithjourney baptized When I was younger I thought that getting baptized was getting some water on your head, or dunked depending on your church. I thought it was a symbol of the church that you were part of the church. When I learned more about the church, I learned that being baptized was […]

January 8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies

January 8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies

2:8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies #faithbites #faithjourney walls “Build the Wall”. “We Don’t Need A Wall”. These are refrains we hear more and more everyday. Maybe it’s not a wall but a fence or steel vs concrete. You can’t go more than a few scrolls on Facebook or through the news or in a conversation without someone talking about […]

December 28 – I resolve to…Be Grateful

December 28 – I resolve to…Be Grateful

362 – I resolve to…Be Grateful #faithbites #faithjourney grateful This is our third entry in the I resolve series following anger management, finishing what you started, and now today, being grateful. I was taking a shower this morning and the hot water ran out. This is a common occurrence in my house. We have a 30+ year old hot water […]

December 27 – I resolve to…finish

December 27 – I resolve to…finish

361 – I resolve to…finish #faithbites #faithjourney finish Yesterday, we started the resolve series here at #faithbites with a resolution to work on anger. Today, we continue with looking at finishing what you start. For you Disney fans, you may remember the dog in Up. He was easily distracted by SQUIRREL. I am that dog. I find things that are […]

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 […]

December 20 – Trust But Verify (Part II)

December 20 – Trust But Verify (Part II)

354 – Trust But Verify (Part II) #faithbites #faithjourney Verify You might remember that back in September I wrote a #faithbite entitled Trust But Verify. That message was about not bearing false witness and listening to find the truth when someone is accused of something. Today, I use the same title but for a different type of verification. Understanding what […]

December 12 – Your Turn. Let me care for you.

December 12 – Your Turn. Let me care for you.

346 – Your Turn. Let me care for you. #faithbites #faithjourney turn I’m a pretty strong guy and tend to take care of everyone. That’s my role and I like it. I’m willing to do just about anything for anyone. Call me Atlas with the world on my shoulders. Most days, I don’t even think bout it as I believe […]

December 1 – Mommy, I Pooped! Time for a Celebration

December 1 – Mommy, I Pooped! Time for a Celebration

335 – Mommy, I Pooped! Time for a Celebration #faithbites #faithjourney celebration Most of us take care of our business in the bathroom in a private manner. It isn’t polite to talk about what happens behind closed doors. But when you are four and have had many issues with your GI system, pooping in the potty is cause for a celebration. […]