August 23 – Too Tired To Listen

August 23 – Too Tired To Listen

2:235 – Too Tired Too Listen #faithbites #faithjourney listen Have you ever been so tired that you can’t think straight? Today, my youngest had her first full day of kindergarten. When she got home, she was beat, but wouldn’t admit it. We didn’t go to dinner because she screamed about going to the bathroom. Everything was a fight. Then she […]

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 3 – Withdrawal Symptoms

July 3 – Withdrawal Symptoms

2:184 – Withdrawal Symptoms #faithbites #faithjourney withdrawal Have you ever experienced withdrawl symptoms? That is when your body is used to certain stimuli and then it is removed. Most people see that in cases of drugs. I have had withdrawal symptoms twice in my life. Once from narcotics, it was prescription medication that I was supposed to have but got […]

June 13 – If You Stop To Think, Don’t Forget To Start Again

June 13 – If You Stop To Think, Don’t Forget To Start Again

2:164 – If You Stop To Think, Don’t Forget to Start Again #faithbites #faithjourney think I am sick. Not mentally sick, well ok, yes I am. But now, I’m physically sick. I have the post conference crud. When you are hacking up a lung. I don’t have time to be sick. But I’ve at least stayed home and tried to […]

June 6 – Asking For Help Isn’t Weakness, It’s Strength

June 6 – Asking For Help Isn’t Weakness, It’s Strength

2:157 – Asking For Help Isn’t Weakness, It’s Strength #faithbites #faithjourney strength As I’ve mentioned before, sometimes coming up with content for #faithbites is a challenge, other times, it comes easily. Today is one of the latter ones. Three separate events all tied together on the subject of what it means to be strong when things aren’t ok. First, on […]

May 13 – I Feel Bad For Everything I Did Tonight

May 13 – I Feel Bad For Everything I Did Tonight

2:134 – I Feel Bad For Everything I Did Tonight #faithbites #faithjourney bad Life as a parent is never dull. Tonight the girls were st each other’s throats. St some point, my youngest was so upset she told her sister “I don’t love you in my heart”. That had the eldest upset and wanting her to move out of her […]