September 16 – The Book Is Missing. Should I stop?

September 16 – The Book Is Missing. Should I stop?

2:260 – The Book Is Missing. Should I stop? #faithbites #faithjourney #redletterchallenge missing Like clockwork, tonight I sat down to read Day 8 of the Red Letter Challenge. But when I went for the book, it was gone. I can’t find it in our bedroom, office, living room, bathroom (you never know), and it’s just gone. At first, I thought […]

August 28 – Lessons In Humilty

August 28 – Lessons In Humilty

2:240 – Lessons In Humilty #faithbites #faithjourney Humilty Sometimes we think we are on the right track. Sometimes that includes thinking too highly of ourselves and then boom, lesson in humilty. A friend of mine was upset about how someone was treating her and responded in kind. Later that night, she was reading her son a book about the Golden […]

August 19 – It’s Tiring to Wear A Mask

August 19 – It’s Tiring to Wear A Mask

2:231 – It’s Tiring To Wear A Mask #faithbites #faithjourney tiring As a kid, I used to love Halloween. Dressing up and becoming someone else was great. I remember wearing those big masks. At first, it made you look scary or funny or whatever, but after a few minutes, you wanted to take it off. It was hot, your vision […]

August 12 – Setbacks Aren’t Permanent

August 12 – Setbacks Aren’t Permanent

2:224 – Setbacks Aren’t Permanent #faithbites #faithjourneyset setbacks We’ve all had a time in our lives when he hit a roadblock or a setback. It seems like all forward progress is lost and we are doomed to linger in setback land. Today, I had a major setback with my doctor not know how to treat me, an d then sending […]

August 10 – Are you A Maximizer or A Satisficer?

August 10 – Are you A Maximizer or A Satisficer?

2:222 – Are You A Maximizer Or A Satisficer #faithbites #faithjourney Satisficer Sometimes when you watch a TV show or a movie or just hits home. We were watching the last season The Big Bang Theory and Sheldon called Leonard a Satisficer. They joked that it was a made up word, but it’s not. It means someone who Satisfices which […]

August 4 – Never A Bad Time For Prayer

August 4 – Never A Bad Time For Prayer

2:216 – Never A Bad Time For Prayer #faithbites #faithjourney prayer We hear a lot about thoughts and prayers lately. There is never a bad time for prayer, no matter what. Today, we were dropping of girls from our troop at scout camp. Before we left, I asked if we could have a prayer. We all prayed and it set […]

July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

2:202 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens for a Reason #faithbites #faithjourney bee (This faithbite idea by my wife, Amanda) On Friday, I was pulling weeds and got stung. It hurt, but it was ok. It may be a bee or a wasp or a hornet, whatever it hurt. Flashforward to today. I took the garbage can back to […]

July 16 – But She Did It First!

July 16 – But She Did It First!

2:197 – But She Did It First! #faithbites #faithjourney first “Dad, sissy hit me.” Why did she hit you? Then from across the room, “She hit me first, daddy”. Have you had this situation or similar? They did something bad to you, so you did it back to them? Or the response from many parents “If all your friends jumped […]

July 9 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel?

July 9 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel?

2:190 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel? #faithbites #faithjourney highlight A new car, a second home, a new pet, a Disney trip, new adventures, happy kids, happy family, dreams coming true. This is what most people share on social media and even in person. This is the highlight reel of their lives. When we view these […]