March 18 – Beards

March 18 – Beards

2:77 – Beards #faithbites #faithjourney beards Fair warning, this isn’t one of your normal #faithbites. This isn’t a deep introspective look at the soul. This is more fun. I’ve haven’t been shaving in a while, part because of being lazy, part because of the surgery, and part, well, I wanted to see what happened. So today my kids and spouse […]

March 16 – Taking Time For Yourself

March 16 – Taking Time For Yourself

2:74 – Taking Time For Yourself #faithbites #faithjourney time Tonight I did something I haven’t done in a very very long time. I had dinner with a friend. No kids, no spouses, just the two of us. Then I came home, did laundry, watched TV, and am getting ready for bed. My wife and kids are visiting gher grandparents so […]

March 4 – Lord, Help Me Understand

March 4 – Lord, Help Me Understand

2:63 – Lord, Help Me Understand #faithbites #faithjourney understand Today, I look for answers and understanding. There is much to God’s plan that I don’t understand. I’m far from perfect, far from understanding Christianity, and light years from understanding our world. I see lots of hate to people based on religion, skin color, sexual orientation, political bent, past actions, and […]

February 3 – I Exercised last year, where’s my six-pack abs?

February 3 – I Exercised last year, where’s my six-pack abs?

2:34 – I Exercised last year, where’s my six-pack abs? #faithbites #faithjourney exercised I want the perfect body, but what about the work that comes with it? I did exercise last year, shouldn’t I be physically fit? Shouldn’t I have the Baywatch lifeguard body? Shouldn’t I be able to run a marathon, since I walked a block last week? Of […]

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 […]

January 17 – Listening without expectation

January 17 – Listening without expectation

2:17 – Listening without expectation #faithbites #faithjourney expectation As people, we communicate all the time. We talk to be heard. We talk to share information, build consensus, nurture ideas, fight, debate, and more. Sometimes though, we just need someone to listen to us without wanting or needing them to take action. Sometimes, just someone acknowledging that life can be a […]

January 12 – I’m Giving Her All She’s Got Captain

January 12 – I’m Giving Her All She’s Got Captain

2:12 – I’m Giving Her All She’s Got Captain #faithbites #faithjourney Captain Have you ever had one of those days when you are pushing your engines as hard as you can and it seems like not enough? Or when everyone wants a piece of you and there is nothing left? It reminds of me of almost every original Star Trek […]