February 16 – Time to Prepare for Lent

February 16 – Time to Prepare for Lent

4:47 – Time to Prepare for Lent #faithbites #faithjourney prepare Setting Today is Fat Tuesday. I don’t know about you but I’d love to have a Paczki but there is no way I’m getting out of my neighborhood today with the snow. Oh well, we can party like it’s New Orleans in my own house. Beads for everyone. Fat Tuesday […]

February 14 – Love Is What Keeps Us Together!

February 14 – Love Is What Keeps Us Together!

4:45 – Love Is What Keeps Us Together #faithbites #faithjourney Keeps Setting Today is Valentine’s Day which for many is a day of love. Today also happens to be my mother’s wedding day. Topping it off, we are finishing a series of love in our church. Love is on my mind today. From the Beatles, “Love is All You Need” […]

Feb 12 – Enemies or Opponents?

Feb 12 – Enemies or Opponents?

4:43 – Enemies or Opponents? #faithbites #faithjourney enemies Setting I saw an article the other day that said we used to call members of different political parties “opponents” now they are “enemies”. Is this a simple word choice? Wikidiff has this comparison: “As nouns the difference between opponent and enemy is that opponent is an individual or group who is […]

Feb 8 – Follow Through Is Hard

Feb 8 – Follow Through Is Hard

4:39 – Follow Through Is Hard #faithbites #faithjourney through Setting Here’s something that may shock you, I’m not perfect! I’m far from it. One of my weak points is follow through. I am good at doing things when I have specific tasks but sometimes following through on a commitment is hard. It’s not that I don’t want to do it […]

February 7 – A Little Bit of Extra Effort Yields More Time

February 7 – A Little Bit of Extra Effort Yields More Time

4:38 – A Little Bit of Extra Effort Yields More Time #faithbites #faithjourney effort Setting I often say I’m busy and I don’t have enough time to do what I need or want to do. Today I realized that sometimes if you put in just a bit of extra effort, you can get more time. As many know, I serve […]

February 6 – Love Doesn’t Boast!

February 6 – Love Doesn’t Boast!

4:37 – Love Doesn’t Boast #faithbites #faithjourney boast Setting I was walking with my youngest and the dog this morning and thinking about how we raise our children. Some raise with guidance, some with rules, some with compassion, and some with strictness. And yes, there are mixes and variations of these. I was thinking about those who boast of their […]