January 19 – Crawling Out of the Pit of Despair

January 19 – Crawling Out of the Pit of Despair

2:18 – Crawling out of the Pit of Despair #faithbites #faithjourney despair We all have times in our lives when we have great disappointment. When it feels like the world is crashing down all around us. That no matter what we do, we are at rock bottom. This is the pit of despair. And no, Lord Humperdink is not responsible […]

January 17 – Listening without expectation

January 17 – Listening without expectation

2:17 – Listening without expectation #faithbites #faithjourney expectation As people, we communicate all the time. We talk to be heard. We talk to share information, build consensus, nurture ideas, fight, debate, and more. Sometimes though, we just need someone to listen to us without wanting or needing them to take action. Sometimes, just someone acknowledging that life can be a […]

January 16 – Man of Steel or Man of Tissue: Being Vulnerable

January 16 – Man of Steel or Man of Tissue: Being Vulnerable

2:16 – Man of Steel of Man of Tissue Paper: Being Vulnerable #faithbites #faithjourney vulnerable Look in the sky. It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s Superman. Of all the superheroes out there, Superman has always been my favorite. I’ve written a faithbite about Superman in the past to show his strength and how it reminds us of Jesus. This […]

January 15 – I Made Myself Angry

January 15 – I Made Myself Angry

2:15 – I Made Myself Angry #faithbites #faithjourney Angry This #faithbite is going to the pot calling the kettle black or an example where I should practice what I preach, but here goes nothing. The past couple of days I have been angry. I receive bad news from someone and I get mad. Someone doesn’t do something that I thought […]

January 14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours

January 14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours

2:14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours #faithbites #faithjourney sucks Today was not a good day. The kids were grumping, my knee was hurting, I had to shovel more snow, the campus was icy, the elevators in my building weren’t working, my network on my computer wasn’t working, people were grumpy to me. It was a pretty sucky day. […]

January 13 – I am… Baptized. Connected. Flawless.

January 13 – I am… Baptized. Connected. Flawless.

2:13 – I am…Baptized. Connected. Flawless. #faithbites #faithjourney baptized When I was younger I thought that getting baptized was getting some water on your head, or dunked depending on your church. I thought it was a symbol of the church that you were part of the church. When I learned more about the church, I learned that being baptized was […]

January 11 – Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse

January 11 – Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse

2:11 – Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse #faithbites #faithjourney Milhouse When some of you read the title of this faithbite you got it right away. Other’s thought, “Who the heck is Milhouse”. Well he’s a character on the Simpsons. In one episode he credited his flood pants for keeping his cuffs bone dry. It has since come to mean that everything […]

January 8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies

January 8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies

2:8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies #faithbites #faithjourney walls “Build the Wall”. “We Don’t Need A Wall”. These are refrains we hear more and more everyday. Maybe it’s not a wall but a fence or steel vs concrete. You can’t go more than a few scrolls on Facebook or through the news or in a conversation without someone talking about […]

January 6 – What Presents Did You Get For Christmas?

January 6 – What Presents Did You Get For Christmas?

2:6 – What Presents Did you Get For Christmas #faithbites #faithjourney presents Christmastime is a great time for giving and receiving of presents. Did you get everything on your list? I was extremely blessed with the gifts I received. Some were fun like a 3D Pen, others were practical like clothes. I love getting presents, but the most fun was […]