January 13 – Blind Allegiance Vs Blind Faith

January 13 – Blind Allegiance Vs Blind Faith

4:13 – Blind Allegiance Vs Blind Faith #faithbites #faithjourney blind Setting If you’re an avid reader of #faithbites or follow me on social media, you know that I wrestle with difficult topics. From sex to religion to politics to finance, I’m always wrestling with one thing or another. Often I’m told I’m not liberal enough, not conservative enough, not liberatarian […]

January 12 – Having Fun With Work

January 12 – Having Fun With Work

4:12 – Having Fun With Work #faithbites #faithjourney fun Setting Today was a busy day at work, but I did have fun. I was able to facilitate a session for two hours with second-year medical students. While it was hard material for them, it was fun to see them learning, struggling, and working together. It’s one of those moments where […]

January 5 – Do You Feel Powerful?

January 5 – Do You Feel Powerful?

4:5 – Do You Feel Powerful? #faithbites #faithjourney powerful Setting Is it odd or is it God? In the past few days, the idea of being powerless and claiming your power has been ever present. Friends have told me they feel powerless in their lives, I have fluctuated between being powerful and powerless, and last night the episode of 9-1-1 […]

Dec 25 – Merry Christmas – Something New

Dec 25 – Merry Christmas – Something New

3:360 – Merry Christmas – Something New! #faithbites #faithjourney Christmas Setting Merry Christmas Everyone. Blessings and Greetings. I have had a quiet small family Christmas. It’s not the normal Christmas and that’s ok. Sometimes we need a change to realize what is important. Normally, I share the forgiveness and love of our Savior. Today, we focus not on his gifts […]

Dec 24 – Are You Celebrating Christmas or Jesus’s Birth?

Dec 24 – Are You Celebrating Christmas or Jesus’s Birth?

3:359 – Are You Celebrating Christmas or Jesus’s Birth? #faithbites #faithjourney celebrating Setting I was just talking to my eldest that tomorrow is Christmas and where has the season gone? She said it seems like only five days since summer. I disagree with that. But she did have a point about the season and Christmas. Are you celebrating Christmas or […]

Dec 22 – God Doesn’t Depend On Us

Dec 22 – God Doesn’t Depend On Us

3:357 – God Doesn’t Depend on Us #faithbites #faithjourney depend Setting Last night as I was laying in bed, these statements popped into my head: When we are good, God is good When we are not good, God is good When we need, God provides When we don’t need, God provides When we call out, God listens. When we are […]

Dec 18 – You Might Be Wrong

Dec 18 – You Might Be Wrong

3:353 – You Might Be Wrong #faithbites #faithjourney might Setting While this #faithbites is titled, “You Might Be Wrong”, I could have easily titled it, “There is more than one way to skin a cat”. (I’ve never understood that expression but oh well). As a consumer of a lot of news and interacting with people, I see so many times […]

Dec 8 – Snap Out Of It Or Keep Going!

Dec 8 – Snap Out Of It Or Keep Going!

3:343 – Snap Out Of It Or Keep Going! #faithbites #faithjourney snap Setting Have you ever been so deep in something that you’ve felt trapped? Is it the trapped that you are almost there or the trapped that you need to snap out and do something else? I’ve seen both this week. The first was completing my dissertation. There were […]

Dec 6 – Links: Chains Of Encouragement

Dec 6 – Links: Chains Of Encouragement

3:341 – Links: Chains of Encouragement #faithbites #faithjourney links Setting When most of us think about chains, we think about being imprisoned and the despair it brings. Chains are also a sign of strength built from the many links within. Today, we had our school’s Assistant Principal teach our first grade girl scouts about respecting authority and my faith / […]