March 30 – What would you give up?

#89of365 #FaithBites #FaithJourney Today’s lesson is about parenthood and sacrifice. I love my daughters. I would do anything for them. I have been cut, burned, injured preventing my children from getting hurt. I have given up things, not done things, not taken advantage of opportunities for my children to have what they need and want. I would do anything to protect […]

March 22 – Being Sick

#80of365 #FaithBites #FaithJourney Today’s lesson is about being sick. We have all been sick. The sneezing, watery eyes, coughing, can’t breathe, headache. body ache, fever, etc etc. That is how I’m feeling today. Keeping my eyes open and doing anything hurts. Breathing hurts. When I think about being sick, I also think, I am not alone. There are many in […]

March 20: Choosing Our leaders

#78of365 #FaithBites #FaithJourney Today’s lesson is on voting and election. In Illinois, it is primary election day. The chance to select your parties nominees and vote on any referenda that may be on the ballot. I voted first thing with my daughter, who was happy to see my name on the ballot. Nothing major, just serving as a precinct committeeman. She […]

March 13 – Only so much energy

Today’s lesson is about having only so much energy to do the things you need to do. Today, I am tired and grumpy. I don’t know who created the evil that is Daylight Saving Times, but with two young kids and a busy work schedule, it’s left me exhausted. When you take that and add to it the normal things […]

March 6 – Suffering

Today’s lesson is about suffering. When we think suffering we have different visions of what that means. It could be a war torn nation. It could be of an epidemic plaguing a city. A snowstorm knocking out power. Violence, weather, death, disease, and more cone to mind. Pain is another one that we think about. Physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual […]

February 23 – (Dis) Abilities

Today’s lesson is about appreciating those with disabilities or other abilities. I admit when I’m driving behind someone going slow I get mad sometimes. When I’m in line at the checkout and someone is going slow, I get impatient. When someone is walking so in front of me, I get impatient and frustrated. (It’s not like the extra 60 seconds […]

February 5 – Platonic Relationships

Today’s lesson is about platonic relationships and how valuable they can be. Many know me as very outgoing, willing to strike up a conversation with anyone and everyone. What most don’t know is I have always had a hard time making deep connections with male friends. I have great male acquaintances, but only one male friend who I am 100% […]