Feb 28 – Beyond Damascus: Now We Live For Christ

Feb 28 – Beyond Damascus: Now We Live For Christ

4:59 – Beyond Damascus: Now We Live For Christ #faithbites #faithjourney Damascus Setting Last night while waiting in the drive-thru for ice cream, I turned on our Christian radio station and heard a program that was new to me: Beyond Damascus. This is a Catholic radio program that “brings young adults the life-changing testimonies of ordinary people that launch them […]

February 27 – Frustrated: Where Is the Gray?

February 27 – Frustrated: Where Is the Gray?

4:58 – Frustrated: Where Is the Gray? #faithbites #faithjourney frustrated Setting Today I am frustrated. Here are just a few: my kitchen remodel has been going on since September and there are still errors. What I thought was a simple upgrade to my 3D printer has me tearing it apart, fighting with stripped screws, and ordering replacement parts Then, so […]

February 21 – You Are Made Worthy Through Christ

February 21 – You Are Made Worthy Through Christ

4:52 – You Are Made Worthy Through Christ #faithbites #faithjourney worthy Setting Sometimes #faithbites is inspired by my feelings, sometimes a scripture, and sometimes, like today a picture. Today, my friend, posted the picture that we are using here. Before we dive in, YOU ARE WORTHY. If you are like me, you may not feel like that from time to […]

February 19 – Lions and Lambs: God’s Chosen

February 19 – Lions and Lambs: God’s Chosen

4:50 – Lion and Lambs: God’s Chosen. #faithbites #faithjourney lion Setting In Round Here, by the Counting Crows, they say we all talk like lions but sacrifice like lambs. The new testament often calls Jesus our shepard and we are his sheep. And yet, we look at the Lion as a sign of strength and the sheep as a sign […]

February 4 – Representation Matters

February 4 – Representation Matters

4:35 – Representation Matters #faithbites #faithjourney representation Setting Fair waiting, this #faithbites has taken me a while to write as I’m been trying to figure out how to write it well. It also comes as part of #BlackHistoryMonth and I wanted to do it justice. Have you ever been in a situation where you were the only one who looked […]

February 2 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure

February 2 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure

4:33 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure #faithbites #faithjourney revising Setting “I want to be a faculty developer when I grow up.”, said no one ever. I love my job., especially when I see faculty “get it’. Their demeanor changes, they light up and are ready to take on the next challenge. If you asked my 5-year-old self, what I wanted […]

January 26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You!

January 26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You!

4:26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You! #faithbites #faithjourney bad Setting Yesterday a colleague offered someone to help me with a long term project I was working on. I responded very defensively and escalated the situation very quickly. I felt that they were trying to take something away from me, something that I had worked a long time on. […]

January 25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score

January 25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score

4:25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score #faithbites #faithjourning parenting Setting This one is for all the parents and caregivers out there. Parenting is hard! Yesterday we said that love doesn’t keep score. What about parenting? Last night, IU was walking my dog and thought of all the things I’ve done wrong as a parent. Not having them eat healthy […]