July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

2:202 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens for a Reason #faithbites #faithjourney bee (This faithbite idea by my wife, Amanda) On Friday, I was pulling weeds and got stung. It hurt, but it was ok. It may be a bee or a wasp or a hornet, whatever it hurt. Flashforward to today. I took the garbage can back to […]

July 20 – Burnout Is Real

July 20 – Burnout Is Real

2:201 – Burnout Is Real #faithbites #faithjourne Burnout Work, home, kids, school, volunteerism, and life can wear on you. Even those who “have it good”, get burned out. Those who know me, know me as an engaged helpful energetic person. Those traits come with a price: Extreme amounts of energy are needed. And while I may recharge fast, not having […]

July 16 – But She Did It First!

July 16 – But She Did It First!

2:197 – But She Did It First! #faithbites #faithjourney first “Dad, sissy hit me.” Why did she hit you? Then from across the room, “She hit me first, daddy”. Have you had this situation or similar? They did something bad to you, so you did it back to them? Or the response from many parents “If all your friends jumped […]

July 14 – Life Is Like The Oregon Trail

July 14 – Life Is Like The Oregon Trail

2:195 – Life If Like The Oregon Trail #faithbites #faithjourney trail (This #faithbites idea brought to you by Cecilia Roberts-Lieb) “You have died of Dysentery.” This simple sentence brings back memories of anyone who played the Oregon Trail computer game in the late 80s/ early 90s. The plot of the game is simple, get from Missouri to Oregon alive. The […]

July 11 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You?

July 11 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You?

2:192 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You? #faithbites #faithjourney define Today I had to replace a toliet seat. Pretty simple stuff. I went to the store, took a long time looking at the seats, and bought one. Then, I came home, started to install it and realized I got the wrong one. I needed a round one […]

July 10 – God’s Love: What Is It?

July 10 – God’s Love: What Is It?

2:191 – God’s Love: What Is It?#faithbites #faithjourney love My understanding is of being a Christian means trying to walk in Jesus’s footsteps by believing in God, living by the law, and having faith. While these things seem simple, what does it mean to have God’s Love and how do we show God’s Love? In our scriptures we will look […]

July 9 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel?

July 9 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel?

2:190 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel? #faithbites #faithjourney highlight A new car, a second home, a new pet, a Disney trip, new adventures, happy kids, happy family, dreams coming true. This is what most people share on social media and even in person. This is the highlight reel of their lives. When we view these […]

July 6 – Suck It Up, Buttercup!

July 6 – Suck It Up, Buttercup!

2:187 – Suck It Up, Buttercup! #faithbites #faithjourney buttercup Have you ever gone through something hard and someone says “Suck it up, Buttercup” or something to that extent? I had someone say that to me as I am going through caffeine withdrawal. You can look at that in one of two ways. The first is negative. Meaning you are being […]