January 26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You!

January 26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You!

4:26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You! #faithbites #faithjourney bad Setting Yesterday a colleague offered someone to help me with a long term project I was working on. I responded very defensively and escalated the situation very quickly. I felt that they were trying to take something away from me, something that I had worked a long time on. […]

January 25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score

January 25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score

4:25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score #faithbites #faithjourning parenting Setting This one is for all the parents and caregivers out there. Parenting is hard! Yesterday we said that love doesn’t keep score. What about parenting? Last night, IU was walking my dog and thought of all the things I’ve done wrong as a parent. Not having them eat healthy […]

January 24 – Who’s Winning?

January 24 – Who’s Winning?

4:24 – Who’s Winning? #faithbites #faithjourney winning Setting I have to admit, I like numbers. Who is the oldest, youngest, richest, smartest, whatever? Sometimes I just google to google and learn strange facts. All of these facts and figures help me share the world with others. That is fun for me. I have to admit, I have kept score in […]

January 23 – For Me Or The Group?

January 23 – For Me Or The Group?

4:23 – For Me Or The Group? #faithbites #faithjourney me Setting Today, I want to share something that is weighing heavy on my heart. As you know I try to help others first, then take care of myself. Yesterday, I had two conversations / interactions that really bothered me. The first was a post in a 3d printing group asking […]

January 21 – Decision Making Is Exhausting

January 21 – Decision Making Is Exhausting

4:21 – Decision Making Is Exhausting #faithbites #faithjourney decision Setting “What’s for dinner?” “Where’s my shoe?” “What color of paint do you want?” When will you offer this training?” “What should I write #faithbites about?” So many questions. So many decisions to be made. Lately, it seems that decision-making is my full-time job. From getting the kids ready for school […]

January 20 – Expanding Opportunities

January 20 – Expanding Opportunities

4:20 – Expanding Opportunities #faithbites #faithjourney expanding Setting In my lifetime I have seen many exciting and dismaying events. Today, I want to focus on those that expanded opportunities. I remember the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and how it expanded opportunities for East Germans and signaled the beginning of the end of the cold war. I saw health […]

January 19 – Change of President, Change of Heart?

January 19 – Change of President, Change of Heart?

4:19 – Change of President, Change of Heart? #faithbites #faithjourney president Setting At noon on January 20, the United States will inaugurate its 46th President. For many this ushers in feelings of hope, prosperity and change. For others, it’s fear, loss, uneasiness, confusion, and dread. Some expect everything to change after the oath of office is taken for the better […]

January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

4:18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls #faithbites #faithjourney trolls Setting Have you ever heard the phrase, “Don’t Feed The Trolls?” On the Internet, trolls are those who start flame wars or intentionally upsets people on the Internet. I know you have crossed at least one and maybe, just maybe you have been a troll. I know once in a blue moon, I am, […]

January 17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction?

January 17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction?

4:17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction #faithbites #faithjourney midlife Setting I don’t know about you, but lately, I’ve felt that I need to make a change. I don’t know if it’s a change in profession, attitude, working, or what, but I feel something. What’s even more interesting, is we are watching a show called The Rookie, where a recently […]

January 15 – Changing Your Approach

January 15 – Changing Your Approach

4:14- Changing Your Approach #faithbites #faithjourney approach Setting “Have kids”, they say. “It will be fun”, they say. I love my kids and do enjoy them. Like all parents, there are times when our children drive us crazy. Times when no matter what we try doesn’t seem to work. As Einstein said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and […]