July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

3:189 – Pretending Is Exhausting #faithbites #faithjourney pretending Yesterday, we talked about how people may be sick or in pain but “look ok“. We also discussed how like sickness and pain, we are all commit sins that aren’t visible. Part of that invisibility is the nature of pain, sickness, and sin. It’s below the skin and you can’t see what’s […]

July 3 – And I Screwed Up Again

July 3 – And I Screwed Up Again

3:185 – And I Screwed Up Again #faithbites #faithjourney screwed So this #faithbites was going to be about something else and then I screwed up again. Yelled again twice when I shouldn’t have. I apologize am forgiven and then it happens again. I’m not asking for absolution, just frustrated at myself. How many times have I don’t this, said I […]

June 25 – Let Them Eat Cake

June 25 – Let Them Eat Cake

3:177 – Let Them Eat Cake #faithbites #faithjourney cake Setting This morning while running errands, I ran into an old friend and his daughter who now live out of state. During our conversation, his daughter told me she was going to make dinner for her grandmother’s birthday and her grandfather was providing the cake. While it was great to see […]

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 […]