February 2 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure

February 2 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure

4:33 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure #faithbites #faithjourney revising Setting “I want to be a faculty developer when I grow up.”, said no one ever. I love my job., especially when I see faculty “get it’. Their demeanor changes, they light up and are ready to take on the next challenge. If you asked my 5-year-old self, what I wanted […]

January 23 – For Me Or The Group?

January 23 – For Me Or The Group?

4:23 – For Me Or The Group? #faithbites #faithjourney me Setting Today, I want to share something that is weighing heavy on my heart. As you know I try to help others first, then take care of myself. Yesterday, I had two conversations / interactions that really bothered me. The first was a post in a 3d printing group asking […]

January 22 – Devotional Devotion

January 22 – Devotional Devotion

4:22 – Devotional Devotion #faithbites #faithjourney devotional Setting Before I converted to Christianity in 2016, I had heard of a devotional but I didn’t know what it was. I knew that the word devotion meant a commitment or dedication or some purpose. I wasn’t sure what a devotional was. Now, I know that it is a way to dive into […]

January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

4:18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls #faithbites #faithjourney trolls Setting Have you ever heard the phrase, “Don’t Feed The Trolls?” On the Internet, trolls are those who start flame wars or intentionally upsets people on the Internet. I know you have crossed at least one and maybe, just maybe you have been a troll. I know once in a blue moon, I am, […]

January 17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction?

January 17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction?

4:17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction #faithbites #faithjourney midlife Setting I don’t know about you, but lately, I’ve felt that I need to make a change. I don’t know if it’s a change in profession, attitude, working, or what, but I feel something. What’s even more interesting, is we are watching a show called The Rookie, where a recently […]

January 13 – Blind Allegiance Vs Blind Faith

January 13 – Blind Allegiance Vs Blind Faith

4:13 – Blind Allegiance Vs Blind Faith #faithbites #faithjourney blind Setting If you’re an avid reader of #faithbites or follow me on social media, you know that I wrestle with difficult topics. From sex to religion to politics to finance, I’m always wrestling with one thing or another. Often I’m told I’m not liberal enough, not conservative enough, not liberatarian […]

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 […]

January 8 – What Are You Putting Into The World?

January 8 – What Are You Putting Into The World?

4:8 – What Are You Putting Into the World? #faithbites #faithjourney putting Setting What are you putting into the world? Is it love, kindness, and compassion? Are you sharing hate, anger, and division? Is it a combination? Do you even know what you are putting into the world? Are you aware of how people are taking your actions and you […]

January 7 – Security Shaken But Not Gone

January 7 – Security Shaken But Not Gone

4:7 – Security Shaken But Not Gone! #faithbites #faithjourney security Setting (Trigger Warning) Yesterday (and to some extent today) was hard. I watched on TV as armed rioters (I won’t get into if we called them rioters or terrorists or whatever) pushed passed security, broke into the capital, fired shots, and held our congress at bay for hours. This isn’t […]