Oct 20 – Irrational Fears

Oct 20 – Irrational Fears

3:295 – Irrational Fears #faithbites #faithjourney Irrational Setting Today I submitted the second draft of my dissertation. I immediately felt fear. Fear that my advisor would tear it a part as she did back when I submitted the first drafts of my general and special field literature reviews. The thing is, it’s an irrational fear. My pulse is racing and […]

Oct 8 – Wrestling With God

Oct 8 – Wrestling With God

3:282 – Wrestling With God #faithbites #faithjourney wrestling Setting Yesterday, we talked about God messing with you. Those times when he puts a fork in your path and makes you think. Today, we are going a little deeper into this. Have you ever wrestled with God? No, I’m not talking about Greco-Roman or WWE wrestling. This wrestling is when something […]

Sep 29 – Patient In Affliction

Sep 29 – Patient In Affliction

3:273 – Patient in Affliction #faithbites #faithjourney affliction Setting Here’s another in the series of “thanks to first-grade memory work, I have a new #faithbites idea”. One of my youngest’s memory verses for this week is Romans 12:12 – Be Joyful in Hope, Patient in Affliction, and Faithful in Prayer. She has been struggling with it as that’s hard for […]

Sep 28 – His Words, Our Voice

Sep 28 – His Words, Our Voice

3:272 – His Words, Our Voice #faithbites #faithjourney words Setting Last night I had a dream about a good friend. I reached out to her because of that dream and she was going through a challenging time. I have no idea why I dreamt that then maybe it was the Holy Spirit nudging me to a person in need. God […]

Sep 20 – God On The Lips, Hate In The Heart

Sep 20 – God On The Lips, Hate In The Heart

3:264 – God On The Lips, Hate In The Heart #faithbites #faithjourney lips Setting The word of God is powerful. It strengthens, empowers, and keeps us. His word promises salvation. There are those who use scripture to tear down rather than build up. False prophets who will pick and chose scripture to hurt rather than looking at the whole message […]

Sep 19 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever

Sep 19 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever

3:263 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever #faithbites #faithjourney temporary Today, we were enjoying the fall weather at Rader Farms. My youngest was playing in the sand pit by herself and was a bit lonely. I got down on my knees and started playing with her. After we were done, I got up slowly and painfully. (It’s been a […]

Sep 15 – BEING Naked Before God

Sep 15 – BEING Naked Before God

3:259 – BEING Naked Before God #faithbites #faithjourney naked #BEINGChallenge Setting I got out of the shower this morning and looked at my clothes on the bed. Underwear, shorts, undershirt, shirt. If it was colder there would have been socks and a jacket. So many different items to wear so that I’m not naked. And I’m not even counting a […]

Sep 14 – Stop Complicating Things!

Sep 14 – Stop Complicating Things!

3:259 – Stop Complicating Things! #faithbites #faithjourney complicating Setting We often say life is hard. People are hard to get along with. There is too much to do. Things are just plain too complicated. Heck, we even make believing in God complicated. Then once in a while, God steps in to make you realize it shouldn’t be that complicated. Today, […]