July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

3:189 – Pretending Is Exhausting #faithbites #faithjourney pretending Yesterday, we talked about how people may be sick or in pain but “look ok“. We also discussed how like sickness and pain, we are all commit sins that aren’t visible. Part of that invisibility is the nature of pain, sickness, and sin. It’s below the skin and you can’t see what’s […]

July 4 – Freedom Isn’t Free

July 4 – Freedom Isn’t Free

3:186 – Freedom Isn’t Free #faithbites #faithjourney freedom Happy Independence Day, America. This is the day back in 1776 when a bunch of traitors declared their independence from a tyrannical government. We have the country we have because of these men. Were they perfect? No. Did they implement their idea perfectly? No. Do we have a framework that can make […]

July 2 – I Want To Buy

July 2 – I Want To Buy

3:184 – I Want To Buy #faithbites #faithjourney buy So, we are on vacation and my.kida, especially my youngest, wants to buy everything. It doesn’t matter what it is, everything is “I’ve always wanted this”. So she kept buying stuff and I helped her on making some good choices but she still wanted more. My eldest then ran out of […]

June 29 – Messaging

June 29 – Messaging

3:181 – Messaging #faithbites #faithjourney messaging On our trip to Branson, we saw many billboards. Some said things like: “I love America and if you don’t leave”, “Pray continuously”, “Thanks essential workers”, and one sign said “I’m an old gun owner who is firm on my religion”. When we talk, we are constantly sending messages about our beliefs and who […]

June 28 – Me Time or We Time

June 28 – Me Time or We Time

3:180 – Me Time or We Time #faithbites #faithjourney time Quarantine life is kinda weird. We have so much more time to be with family than we normally do. (I know not everyone is able to have this time, so my heart’s full of thanks for essential workers). The weird thing about it, is the limited me time is gone […]

June 23 – Being For Jesus Doesn’t Mean You Are Against Others

June 23 – Being For Jesus Doesn’t Mean You Are Against Others

3:173 – Being For Jesus Doesn’t Mean You Are Against Others #faithbites #faithjourny against The word I have been using to describe our world is nuance or lack there of. If you say you like something, like the president, then you are evil and a racist. If you like Joe Biden, then you are for a police state. Another example, […]

June 19 – Freedom

June 19 – Freedom

3:169 – Freedom #faithbites #faithjourney #juneteenth #900days freedom Today marks 900 days since I began sharing scripture daily, which later turned into #faithbites. 900 messages of faith. 900 messages of freedom from sin through Jesus. Speaking of freedom, today is also Juneteenth. This is the day back in 1865, when the news of freedom finally reached the last enslaved African […]