May 30 – Simple Faith Reminders

May 30 – Simple Faith Reminders

2:150 – Simple Faith Reminders #faithbites #faithjourney reminders Some days are easy, some days are harder. Some days we rely more on God than others. Still there are some days when we need those reminders that we are not alone and God is with us. Today was a good day, except for some pain still. We were making the drive […]

May 15 – When All Seems Lost, Keep Fighting The Good Fight

May 15 – When All Seems Lost, Keep Fighting The Good Fight

2:136 – When All Seems Lost, Keep Fighting The Good Fight #faithbites #faithjourney fighting Let’s face it: Life Is Hard. You pray and pray and pray, and it doesn’t seem that God is listening. You’ve been working so hard and fighting to accomplish your goal and then nothing materializes. You want to throw in the towel. Maybe it’s trying to […]

February 14 – Kindness even when Angry

February 14 – Kindness even when Angry

2:45 – Kindness Even When Angry #faithbites #faithjourney kindness I went to the pharmacy as 3:15 this morning as I had ran out of one of my anxiety medications. While there I talked to a pharmacist who I could tell wasn’t happy with his situation. He had a ton of perscriptions to fill, he didn’t know the store well, and […]

February 2 – Learning About Faith Is Powerful

February 2 – Learning About Faith Is Powerful

2:33 – Learning About Faith is Powerful #faithbites #faithjourney powerful When I was a young boy, my family went to synagogue regularly. I adored our Rabbi, Rabbi Kramer. He was a wonderful man who interacted well with all ages, especially the children. He helped my mum convert to Judaism. As I grew older, the aspect about him I admired the […]

December 22 – Memorization or Internalization

December 22 – Memorization or Internalization

356 – Memorization or Internalization #faithbites #faithjourney internalization One of the weekly assignments my eldest has is to memorize scripture. She studies it, recites it, and gets a sticker for it. I’ve asked her if she remembers it a week or two later and she doesn’t. She may have the concept on some but not the word. No internalization of […]

December 12 – Your Turn. Let me care for you.

December 12 – Your Turn. Let me care for you.

346 – Your Turn. Let me care for you. #faithbites #faithjourney turn I’m a pretty strong guy and tend to take care of everyone. That’s my role and I like it. I’m willing to do just about anything for anyone. Call me Atlas with the world on my shoulders. Most days, I don’t even think bout it as I believe […]

November 11 – Thank You For Your Service

November 11 – Thank You For Your Service

315 – Thank You For Your Service #faithbites #faithjourney Service Veterans Today is Veterans Day in the United States. A day to celebrate those who serve and have served in our armed forces. This is a time to thank those who have sacrificed their time, their energy, and in some cases their lives, to protect our God-Given freedoms. While I […]

September 28 – Greater than the Haters

September 28 – Greater than the Haters

271 – Greater than the Haters #faithbites #faithjourney haters Today has been a rough day for me emotionally. Anxiety has been a wreck and all of the vitriol about sexual harassment, misconduct, abuse, #meetoo what is reporting and what isn’t reporting, why people didn’t report (#whyIdidntreport). So much blame, hate, ridicule, ignorance, and blindness was really getting to me. But […]

March 11 – The Circle of Life

Today’s lesson is on the circle of life. No, I’m not talking about the awesome song from Disney’s “Lion King”, but rather the ages and stages we all go through and the pain and joy associated with them. Today at worship, we experienced so many of these. The beginning of faith in two young children through baptism, the giving of […]