July 4 – Freedom Reigns

July 4 – Freedom Reigns

2:185 – Freedom Reigns #faithbites #faithjourney freedom Today is the Fourth of July and in the US it means celebrating our birth as a nation and freedom. Many choose to celebrate with pools, BBQs, fireworks, beverages, parades, and more. At our house we celebrated with some pool time, ribs, corn, mashed potatoes, and strawberry shortcake. No fireworks as we were […]

June 13 – If You Stop To Think, Don’t Forget To Start Again

June 13 – If You Stop To Think, Don’t Forget To Start Again

2:164 – If You Stop To Think, Don’t Forget to Start Again #faithbites #faithjourney think I am sick. Not mentally sick, well ok, yes I am. But now, I’m physically sick. I have the post conference crud. When you are hacking up a lung. I don’t have time to be sick. But I’ve at least stayed home and tried to […]

March 17 – Freedom is From The Lord

March 17 – Freedom is From The Lord

2:75 – Freedom is From The Lord #faithbites #faithjourney freedom Normally when I sit down to write #faithbites, it’s because of something I experienced during the day. Then I find scripture to help me explain and relate that event. Today was different. Not much happened today, been writing most of the day, do I decided to finds random scripture generator. […]

February 17 – Known Act of Kindness

February 17 – Known Act of Kindness

2:48 – Known Acts of Kindness #faithbites #faithjourney kindness We hear about random acts of kindness often. Someone doing something for some stranger to help them out. Today, we are going to talk about known Acts of Kindness. This is where someone does something for someone they know. These personal acts can radically change a person’s day and outlook. With […]

February 15 – Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want

February 15 – Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want

2:46 – Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want #faithbites #faithjourney expected Recovering from surgery is rough. It doesn’t matter how minor it is or how major, it’s a long road and just kinda sucks some days. People ask me how I’m doing. My response has been “Better Than Expected But Not As Fast As I Want”. […]

February 13 – I’m Not Better (Or Worse) Than Anyone

February 13 – I’m Not Better (Or Worse) Than Anyone

2:44 – I’m Not Better (Or Worse) Than Anyone #faithbites #faithjourney better Being stuck at home, I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on a variety of topics. Something that keeps coming up is the idea of a person being a better person than someone else. This “better” then turns into more worth and we are left with the […]

January 28 – I Am Responsible. I Take The Blame

January 28 – I Am Responsible. I Take The Blame

2:28 – I Am Responsible. I Take The Blame #faithbites #faithjourney Blame When I turn on the news, read a story, or listen to people complaining, it is usually someone blaming someone else. Most are not taking responsibility for they do. At our Voter’s meeting a couple of days ago, I saw a true leader in action. He stood up […]

January 27 – It’s Ok to Not Be Ok

January 27 – It’s Ok to Not Be Ok

2:27 – It’s OK to Not Be Ok #faithbites #faithjourney ok A couple of weeks ago when I was dealing with the realization that I wouldn’t graduate, my eldest came to me and said “Daddy, are you ok?”. I told her “No, I wasn’t ok.” I explained the reason and she said it will be ok. Too often we are […]

January 25 – You Belong Here. You Have a Place Here.

January 25 – You Belong Here. You Have a Place Here.

2:25 – You Belong Here. You Have a Place Here. #faithbites #faithjourney place In my career, I have always been the person helping the people do things. I’ve very rarely considered myself the doer. Be it supporting online teaching, supporting teachers, helping leaders, advising students, I have always been the one to help. When I worked in Corporate America, I […]