September 11 – I’m Not Ok And That’s Ok

September 11 – I’m Not Ok And That’s Ok

2:254 – I’m Not Ok and That’s Ok #faithbites #faithjourney #redletterchallenge Ok Before we get started, let’s take a moment to remember September 11, 2001. The lives lost that day, the lives that continue to be lost from first responders, the lives in the wars fought since. Let us never forget the day that America, and the world, changed forever. […]

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 […]

July 24 – Love Is Universal

July 24 – Love Is Universal

2:205 – Love Us Universal #faithbites #faithjourney Universal #DisneyDreaming Today was Epcot Day. Not only were we walking around the world, there we people from all over the world. Different colors, languages, religions, relationships, backgrounds, and more. While it would seem that these people have nothing in common, at the very least, they showed love. It didn’t matter where they […]

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 10 – God’s Love: What Is It?

July 10 – God’s Love: What Is It?

2:191 – God’s Love: What Is It?#faithbites #faithjourney love My understanding is of being a Christian means trying to walk in Jesus’s footsteps by believing in God, living by the law, and having faith. While these things seem simple, what does it mean to have God’s Love and how do we show God’s Love? In our scriptures we will look […]

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 […]