May 20 – It Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

May 20 – It Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

3:141 – If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes #faihbites #faithjourney changes In chemistry and physics, a closed system at rest will stay at rest until something changes. Change the temperature, increase the pressure, add something to the system, and you have a change. The same is true in our life. If we don’t make a change, nothing will change. I found […]

May 17 – It’s Not About You, It’s About Us

May 17 – It’s Not About You, It’s About Us

3:138 – It’s Not About You, It’s About Us #faithbites #faithjourney Us When I was in High School, I did Lincoln-Douglas debating. It is a style of debating where you have one topic and each debater takes different sides of the argument. I really enjoyed. One topic that sticks with me, 25 years later is: “Laws that protect people from […]

May 8 – Be The Change You Want To See

May 8 – Be The Change You Want To See

3:129 – Be The Change You Want To See #faithbites #faithjourney change There is a lot of anger in the world. People killed for asking someone to wear a mask. Black American’s killed for jogging, bbqing, and just living. Conspiracy theories running rampant. So much negativity in the world, but there is hope. Today, I was about to throw my […]

May 4 – Take Responsibility

May 4 – Take Responsibility

3:125 – Take Responsibility #faithbites #faithjourney responsibility #MayTheFourth Yesterday, I explained the saga of no internet at our house. Today, we have it back. When the Metronet person came to fix it, I knew I had a bad feeling about it. (Sorry, had to get in at least one Star Wars Quote today). We went back there and the line […]

Apr 20 – Pain

Apr 20 – Pain

3:111 – Pain #faithbites #faithjourney pain What is Pain? Dictionary.Com has several definitions: 1)physical suffering or distress, as due to injury, illness, etc. 2) a distressing sensation in a particular part of the body, 3)mental or emotional suffering or torment. We all have pain. Right now my anxiety is causing me pain(#3) and my back is killing me (#1 and […]

Apr 16 – Rescue Me

Apr 16 – Rescue Me

3:107 – Rescue Me #faithbites #faithjourney Rescue There was a show in 2007 called Rescue Me with Denis Leary, which follows the lives of Firefighters in the NYFD. We used to watch it for the drama and the comedy. Now, we watch Chicago Fire, which follows the lives of members of the Chicago Fire Department. You may be wondering why […]

Apr 9 – Sacrifice: It’s Not About You

Apr 9 – Sacrifice: It’s Not About You

3:100 – Sacrifice: It’s Not About You #faithbites #faithjourney #holyweek sacrifice “I can’t go outside.” “My freedom to do things is being taken away.” “An economic collapse is bad for me. Open America.” I have heard these sayings and many more like them in these days of shelter-in-place for COVID-19. This is where the I is more important than the […]

Mar 18 – Technology For The Win

Mar 18 – Technology For The Win

3:78 – Technology For The Win #faithbites #faithjourney technology Tonight, I saw the good and the bad of technology. We tried to live stream our church service for the first time. Everything was ready, people had joined the chat, and then….nothing. We couldn’t connect to the video. But instead of giving up, we went to plan C, and did a […]

Mar 12 – Have Faith. Be Safe. Don’t Test God

Mar 12 – Have Faith. Be Safe. Don’t Test God

3:72 – Have Faith. Be Safe. Don’t Test God #faithbites #faithjourney #covid19 #coronavirus Turn on the news and all you hear about is COVID19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Schools being closed, all major sports being postponed or cancelled, large group gatherings cancelled, stores out of supplies. There is a lot of fear right now. I have heard some […]