Nov 23 – I Needed That!

Nov 23 – I Needed That!

2:327 – I Needed That! #faithbites #faithjourney #RoadToEdD needed The kids and wife are gone for the weekend. Some would say it’s bachelor life, let’s party it up. For me, it’s a work and writing weekend. I am blessed to have a wife and family that understand what writing a dissertation means. The first writing weekend I had, I felt […]

Nov 20 – Want Service? Show Service!

Nov 20 – Want Service? Show Service!

2:324 – Want Service? Show Service! #faithbites #faithjourney Service Today, I dropped my kids off at morning care. We saw their principal, with a busted foot, setting up chairs for chapel. This is well over 200 chairs, mind you. I asked what was going on. He told me the janitor has a sick child and wasn’t able to be there. […]

Oct 23 – Different Strengths, Different Challenges

Oct 23 – Different Strengths, Different Challenges

2:296 – Different Strength, Different Challenges #faithbites #faithjourney different Tonight was parent/teacher conferences. It amazed me that even though my kids looked almost identical at the same age, they are so very different in their behaviors and interactions. While the teachers showcased their strengths and differences, they both have compassion and caring for all of God’s children. In our faith, […]

Oct 8 – Life’s Rough, Love Each Other

Oct 8 – Life’s Rough, Love Each Other

2:281 – Life’s Rough, Love Each Other #faithbites #faithjourney love Today’s been a bad pain day, a bad social media day, ok work day, and an ok parenting day. But I’m exhausted. We’ve talked about this before. God is the one who should cast judgement. Let us show love to each other. Let our love of Jesus be shown in […]

September 22 – You Are FOR-GIVEN

September 22 – You Are FOR-GIVEN

2:265: You Are For-Given #faithbites #faithjourney #redletterchallenge #for-given We’ve talked about how I’m a big ole hot mess. That no matter what I try to do, I still sin. I hurt people, I do what I don’t want to. As we enter the week of Forgiveness, I’m trying to forgive myself for the pains I have caused others. Jesus’s forgiveness […]

September 5 – For The Person Listening In

September 5 – For The Person Listening In

2:248 – For The Person Listening In #faithbites #faithjourney Listening Have you ever gotten into a debate and someone tells you it’s not worth it because you will never change the person’s mind? It happens to me all the time, especially on social media. Then someone gave me the brilliant advice that while you may not change the mind of […]

August 4 – Never A Bad Time For Prayer

August 4 – Never A Bad Time For Prayer

2:216 – Never A Bad Time For Prayer #faithbites #faithjourney prayer We hear a lot about thoughts and prayers lately. There is never a bad time for prayer, no matter what. Today, we were dropping of girls from our troop at scout camp. Before we left, I asked if we could have a prayer. We all prayed and it set […]