Nov 10 – It Is Finished!

Nov 10 – It Is Finished!

3:315 – It Is Finished! #faithbites #faithjourney #RoadtoEdD finished Setting At approximately 9:08 A.M. today, I began the defense of my doctoral dissertation. I was surrounded by many friends and my committee, who without, I couldn’t have accomplished this. Over 6 years in the making, I successfully defended my dissertation against hard but caring questions. While it won’t be official […]

Nov 4 – Exhaustion

Nov 4 – Exhaustion

3:309 – Exhaustion #faithbites #faithjourney exhaustion Setting Today isn’t a good day. I just feel the exhaustion setting in. Maybe it’s the 17 hour day of election judging or COVID – 19 fatigue or election fatigue or dissertation or whatever. Maybe it’s a cold or I’m just feeling weak. Whatever it is, I’m just plain exhausted. I know I’m not […]

Nov 3 – Faith Above All

Nov 3 – Faith Above All

3:308 – Faith Above All #faithbites #faithjourney faith Setting Today is Election day in the United States. So many people are worried about the results. Worried for their future. Some worried about continuing the past and others worried about forging a new future. These worries are real. I worry about tomorrow. I am trying to let it go as I […]

Nov 1 – All Saint’s Day

Nov 1 – All Saint’s Day

3:306 – All Saint’s Day #faithbites #faithjourney Saint’s Setting Today we observed all Saint’s Day during church. This is the day to remember everyone who has passed during the previous year. It is a sad day for many as we think about what we have lost. In our family alone, we’ve lost my father-in-law and grandfather-in-law. It is a sad […]

Oct 31 – I’ve Got 95 Theses

Oct 31 – I’ve Got 95 Theses

3:305 – I’ve Got 95 Theses #faithbites #faithjourney theses Setting Today many celebrate Halloween, it’s also Reformation Day. This is the day when in 1517, Marten Luther, posted his 95 theses or propositions for the abuses of the Catholic church. This led to the protestant reformation and the formation of the Lutheran Church. This was a major change for Christianity. […]

Oct 29 – What Is Your Passion?

Oct 29 – What Is Your Passion?

3:303 – What is Your Passion? #faithbites #faithjourney passion Setting I used to be a passionate person. From school to friends to learning to adventure, I was always running around passionate for what was next. Lately I have found my passion waning. I noticed this when I wasn’t excited about any new video games, nor travel, nor even visiting friends. […]

Oct 20 – Irrational Fears

Oct 20 – Irrational Fears

3:295 – Irrational Fears #faithbites #faithjourney Irrational Setting Today I submitted the second draft of my dissertation. I immediately felt fear. Fear that my advisor would tear it a part as she did back when I submitted the first drafts of my general and special field literature reviews. The thing is, it’s an irrational fear. My pulse is racing and […]

Oct 19 – Throwing In The Towel

Oct 19 – Throwing In The Towel

3:294 – Throwing In The Towel #faithbites #faithjourney towel Setting Today has been a rough day. Internet down. Kids both sick at home. Kids picking on each other. It’s been rough. I’m exhausted. Today was a day when I had plans to get a good chunk of my dissertation revised but that didn’t happen and now I’m feeling sick, tired, […]