August 14 – You Are Valuable

August 14 – You Are Valuable

2:226 – You Are Valuable #faithbites #faithjourney valuable I’ve had a few events lately where I have felt in certain settings that I am not valuable. It’s not like someone said I wasn’t valuable, their actions spoke lousee. From them not being inclusive, not soliciting input, and not seeing if I was up for an opportunity to, they showed how […]

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 6 – You Matter! You Energy!

August 6 – You Matter! You Energy!

2:218 – You Matter! You Energy! #faithbites #faithjourney energy You Matter! Let me say that again: YOU MATTER. No matter who you are, what you have done, where you are from, YOU MATTER. Many of the challenges we are facing as a society, come from not talking to each other and not valuing each other. From shootings to political shouting […]

July 20 – Burnout Is Real

July 20 – Burnout Is Real

2:201 – Burnout Is Real #faithbites #faithjourne Burnout Work, home, kids, school, volunteerism, and life can wear on you. Even those who “have it good”, get burned out. Those who know me, know me as an engaged helpful energetic person. Those traits come with a price: Extreme amounts of energy are needed. And while I may recharge fast, not having […]

July 13 – Do As Your Father Told You To

July 13 – Do As Your Father Told You To

2:194 – Do As Your Father Told You To #faithbites #faithjourney father “Go to bed.” “Go to the Bathroom.” “Shut the door.”. “Leave that alone.” “Get in the car.” “Get out of the car”. “Knock it off.”. If you are a parent or have been around little humans, you have said these phrases over and over again. Today was one […]

July 11 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You?

July 11 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You?

2:192 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You? #faithbites #faithjourney define Today I had to replace a toliet seat. Pretty simple stuff. I went to the store, took a long time looking at the seats, and bought one. Then, I came home, started to install it and realized I got the wrong one. I needed a round one […]

July 7 – Are You An Advocate?

July 7 – Are You An Advocate?

2:188 – Are You An Advocate? #faithbites #faithjourney advocate What does it mean to be an advocate? The simplest definition is someone who fights on behalf of someone else. I try to fight for others and use my voice. But am I being a true advocate? Am I helping people advance or just using my voice without action. Our church […]

July 6 – Suck It Up, Buttercup!

July 6 – Suck It Up, Buttercup!

2:187 – Suck It Up, Buttercup! #faithbites #faithjourney buttercup Have you ever gone through something hard and someone says “Suck it up, Buttercup” or something to that extent? I had someone say that to me as I am going through caffeine withdrawal. You can look at that in one of two ways. The first is negative. Meaning you are being […]

July 2 – Church (Leaders) is (are) Not God

July 2 – Church (Leaders) is (are) Not God

2:183 – Church (Leaders) is (are) Not God #faithbites #faithjourney church I hope I got your attention with the image. Slight trigger warning. This may bother some as there will be references to pedophila, anger, and immorale activity. I have heard many people say they don’t believe in God because of how a church leader treated them. Some say they […]