July 11 – Is Anybody Out There?

July 11 – Is Anybody Out There?

3:193 – Is Anybody out there? #faithbites #faithjourney anybody Setting Do you ever wonder if anyone is listening to you when you speak or post on social media? Are you like me looking for the like or the comment? Sometimes when I comment or even when I write #faithbites, I wonder if anybody is out there. I know people tell […]

July 9 – Being Perfect Isn’t Required

July 9 – Being Perfect Isn’t Required

3:191 – Being Perfect Isn’t Required #faithbites #faithjourney perfect Setting Today, my kids and I were recording a lesson for our online Vacation Bible School. Let’s just say, it was far from perfect. Kids messing around, switching up words, and being a bit antsy. I did a few edits and realized, it was good enough. The point was to share […]

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 4 – Freedom Isn’t Free

July 4 – Freedom Isn’t Free

3:186 – Freedom Isn’t Free #faithbites #faithjourney freedom Happy Independence Day, America. This is the day back in 1776 when a bunch of traitors declared their independence from a tyrannical government. We have the country we have because of these men. Were they perfect? No. Did they implement their idea perfectly? No. Do we have a framework that can make […]

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 […]

July 1 – Are You Feeling A Little Wonky?

July 1 – Are You Feeling A Little Wonky?

3:183 – Are You Feeling A Little Wonky? #faithbites #faithjourney wonky The word “Wonky” has been in my head last since last nice as in “I’m feeling a little wonky”. If you aren’t familiar with the term, it originates from England and as an adjective means unsteady, shaky, awry, wrong. If you want a funny story, you can read the […]

June 29 – Messaging

June 29 – Messaging

3:181 – Messaging #faithbites #faithjourney messaging On our trip to Branson, we saw many billboards. Some said things like: “I love America and if you don’t leave”, “Pray continuously”, “Thanks essential workers”, and one sign said “I’m an old gun owner who is firm on my religion”. When we talk, we are constantly sending messages about our beliefs and who […]

June 28 – Me Time or We Time

June 28 – Me Time or We Time

3:180 – Me Time or We Time #faithbites #faithjourney time Quarantine life is kinda weird. We have so much more time to be with family than we normally do. (I know not everyone is able to have this time, so my heart’s full of thanks for essential workers). The weird thing about it, is the limited me time is gone […]