Dec 17 – I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

Dec 17 – I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

3:352 – I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends #faithbites #faithjourney help Setting I like to think I’m strong and can do everything myself, but even I have limitations. (And yes, that was said with a smile). Today I had to get the kids to school at 8:00, get an injection in my back at 8:00, and […]

Dec 9 – Math Translation Love. God.

Dec 9 – Math Translation Love. God.

3:344- Math Substitution: Love. God #faithbites #faithjourney math Setting This morning, I was thinking about all of the times that I tell myself God doesn’t love me, or I don’t deserve God’s love because I’m a broken sinner. Even though I know that Jesus forgives, I’m still not good enough for his love. That led my brain down the rabbit […]

Nov 25 – It’s More Than Turkey

Nov 25 – It’s More Than Turkey

3:330 – It’s More Than Turkey #faithbites #faithjourney turkey Setting Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in the US and my Facebook feed is filled with people preparing for their feast. Most people are going to be cooking a Turkey. It doesn’t matter if it’s roasted, grilled, fried, or baked, it’s a major staple of the day. It’s so popular, many people […]

Nov 23 – False Prophets

Nov 23 – False Prophets

3:328 – False Prophets #faithbites #faithjourney false God is perfect. Jesus is perfect. Faith is beautiful. Religion is complicated. When I was younger, I thought Judaism was easy because you were orthodox, conservative, or reform. That was it. As an adult, I realize that had a na├»ve understanding of it, and have since learned. As a child, I was very […]

Nov 14 – What Is The Truth?

Nov 14 – What Is The Truth?

3:319 – What Is The Truth? #faithbutes #faithjourney truth Setting In today’s mass information society when we are bombarded with facts, alt facts, and fake news, it’s hard to know what truth is. I could say that the Earth is flat and have millions agree with me. You could say that the moon landing was fake and people would agree […]

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 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 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 […]