June 25 – Let Them Eat Cake

June 25 – Let Them Eat Cake

3:177 – Let Them Eat Cake #faithbites #faithjourney cake Setting This morning while running errands, I ran into an old friend and his daughter who now live out of state. During our conversation, his daughter told me she was going to make dinner for her grandmother’s birthday and her grandfather was providing the cake. While it was great to see […]

June 20 – One More Time With Feeling

June 20 – One More Time With Feeling

3:170 – One More Time With Feeling #faithbites #faithjourney feeling I’m sitting here listening to my youngest playing with the dog as the rain and storms roll in. I’m wondering if I will remember this night in a few months or years. The things we did during the day, the food we ate, the arguments we had, and the fun […]

June 14 – Come Out Of Your Corners

June 14 – Come Out Of Your Corners

3:166 – Come Out Of Your Corners #faithbites #faithjourney corners Setting I know life experiences color how you see things. When I was younger,I believed there were many more people I’m the center. Folks could debate, argue, and compromise. We could be in the center and understand that we wouldn’t always agree, but we could live. I know that is […]

June 6 – Will Something Just Work Right?

June 6 – Will Something Just Work Right?

3:158 – Will Something Just Work Right? #faithbites #faithjourney right Setting Ever have those days when nothing works right? The dog isn’t sleeping. Your computer crashed. The kitchen drawer breaks. The garbage rips. You have a leaky tire. The kids are being well…kids. It’s days like this when it’s hard to always look in the bright side of life. Faith […]

March 20 – Into The Unknown

March 20 – Into The Unknown

3:80 – Into the Unkown #faithbites #faithjourney #COVID19 Unknown We are marching Into the Unknown. (And No, I’m not talking about Elsa’s big number in Frozen 2). In Illinois, as of 2 P.M. tomorrow, we go into “shelter in place”. That means most businesses are closed. Essentials are open. This is unheard of for most in the United States. In […]

Mar 12 – Have Faith. Be Safe. Don’t Test God

Mar 12 – Have Faith. Be Safe. Don’t Test God

3:72 – Have Faith. Be Safe. Don’t Test God #faithbites #faithjourney #covid19 #coronavirus Turn on the news and all you hear about is COVID19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Schools being closed, all major sports being postponed or cancelled, large group gatherings cancelled, stores out of supplies. There is a lot of fear right now. I have heard some […]

Feb 3 – Just Being Present

Feb 3 – Just Being Present

3:34 – Just Being Present #faithbites #faithjourney present Having a Bad Hair Day. Nothing Going Right. Feeling Like Crap. Sickness. Financial Issues. So many things that can ruin a persons days. For those of you, like me, who want to help people, sometimes we don’t have the words. There is nothing in our power to change the situation, except to […]

Jan 19 – Do You Feel Like A Lost Cause?

Jan 19 – Do You Feel Like A Lost Cause?

3:19 – Do You Feel Like A Lost Cause? #faithbites #faithjourney cause Its gloomy and cold outside. I’m tired and a bit grumpy. Not a bad day per say, but it reminds me of those bad days. A day when everything you do turns out wrong. When no what, you just feel like a lost cause. Guess what? You may […]