January 11 – Fearful Heart, Loving Heart

January 11 – Fearful Heart, Loving Heart

4:11 – Fearful Heart, Loving Heart #faithbites #faithjourney heart Setting “Armed protests planned at all state capitols” “2 Capitol Police officers suspended and another individual arrested for their alleged roles in riot” “As the world begins its vaccination push, delayed rollouts draw criticism and concern” These are just three headlines that I found in a quick search. I don’t know […]

Dec 22 – God Doesn’t Depend On Us

Dec 22 – God Doesn’t Depend On Us

3:357 – God Doesn’t Depend on Us #faithbites #faithjourney depend Setting Last night as I was laying in bed, these statements popped into my head: When we are good, God is good When we are not good, God is good When we need, God provides When we don’t need, God provides When we call out, God listens. When we are […]

Nov 30 – It’s Ok To Be Sad

Nov 30 – It’s Ok To Be Sad

3:335 – It’s Ok To Be Sad #faithbites #faithjourney sad Setting I’m laying ony bed in pain, listen to music, and helping my daughter with homework. It’s not a bad day but I’m just sad. I have some reasons but just being sad. How often are you sad? Do you try to not be sad when you are? What about […]

Nov 1 – All Saint’s Day

Nov 1 – All Saint’s Day

3:306 – All Saint’s Day #faithbites #faithjourney Saint’s Setting Today we observed all Saint’s Day during church. This is the day to remember everyone who has passed during the previous year. It is a sad day for many as we think about what we have lost. In our family alone, we’ve lost my father-in-law and grandfather-in-law. It is a sad […]

Oct 28 – Be Afraid of Everything

Oct 28 – Be Afraid of Everything

3:302 – Be Afraid of Everything #faithbites #faithjourney everything In a recent scroll of the news and social media, I’ve been told to be afraid of the following: COVID-19, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Communism, the flu, the election, racists, anti-Semites, the police, immigrants, my neighbors, terrorists, Chinese, Muslims, computer hackers, Amy Coney Barrett, abortion, planned parenthood, non-american made goods, GMO […]

Oct 1 – Gumbo – Who Wants Some?

Oct 1 – Gumbo – Who Wants Some?

3:275 – Gumbo – Who Wants Some? #faithbites #faithjourney gumbo Setting If you’ve got this far, you are probably wondering what Gumbo has to do with #faithbites. Don’t worry, I haven’t gone off the deep end….any further than I normally do. This morning I had breakfast with one of our pastors. It was time to eat, share life, learn about […]

Sep 29 – Patient In Affliction

Sep 29 – Patient In Affliction

3:273 – Patient in Affliction #faithbites #faithjourney affliction Setting Here’s another in the series of “thanks to first-grade memory work, I have a new #faithbites idea”. One of my youngest’s memory verses for this week is Romans 12:12 – Be Joyful in Hope, Patient in Affliction, and Faithful in Prayer. She has been struggling with it as that’s hard for […]

Sep 19 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever

Sep 19 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever

3:263 – Pain is Temporary, Memories Last Forever #faithbites #faithjourney temporary Today, we were enjoying the fall weather at Rader Farms. My youngest was playing in the sand pit by herself and was a bit lonely. I got down on my knees and started playing with her. After we were done, I got up slowly and painfully. (It’s been a […]