January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

4:18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls #faithbites #faithjourney trolls Setting Have you ever heard the phrase, “Don’t Feed The Trolls?” On the Internet, trolls are those who start flame wars or intentionally upsets people on the Internet. I know you have crossed at least one and maybe, just maybe you have been a troll. I know once in a blue moon, I am, […]

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 9 – Right Message, Wrong Messenger?

4:9 – Right Message, Wrong Messenger #faithbites #faithjourney message Setting Today I was involved in a very heated debate on Facebook. It was around politics and beliefs. During the debate, it became clear that no matter what I said or what facts I shared, there was no way to convince this person of the truth. It was as if they […]

January 8 – What Are You Putting Into The World?

January 8 – What Are You Putting Into The World?

4:8 – What Are You Putting Into the World? #faithbites #faithjourney putting Setting What are you putting into the world? Is it love, kindness, and compassion? Are you sharing hate, anger, and division? Is it a combination? Do you even know what you are putting into the world? Are you aware of how people are taking your actions and you […]

January 7 – Security Shaken But Not Gone

January 7 – Security Shaken But Not Gone

4:7 – Security Shaken But Not Gone! #faithbites #faithjourney security Setting (Trigger Warning) Yesterday (and to some extent today) was hard. I watched on TV as armed rioters (I won’t get into if we called them rioters or terrorists or whatever) pushed passed security, broke into the capital, fired shots, and held our congress at bay for hours. This isn’t […]

January 6 – How Will You Use Your Power?

January 6 – How Will You Use Your Power?

4:6 – How Will You Use Your Power #faithbites #faithjourney power Setting Good Afternoon, all. Yesterday we talked about being powerful and how our power comes from God. Today’s question or topic is now that you know you are powerful, how will you use your power? I have been watching Lovecraft Country on HBO. This series is set in the […]

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 […]