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 […]

January 15 – Changing Your Approach

January 15 – Changing Your Approach

4:14- Changing Your Approach #faithbites #faithjourney approach Setting “Have kids”, they say. “It will be fun”, they say. I love my kids and do enjoy them. Like all parents, there are times when our children drive us crazy. Times when no matter what we try doesn’t seem to work. As Einstein said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and […]

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 […]