Feb 8 – Follow Through Is Hard

Feb 8 – Follow Through Is Hard

4:39 – Follow Through Is Hard #faithbites #faithjourney through Setting Here’s something that may shock you, I’m not perfect! I’m far from it. One of my weak points is follow through. I am good at doing things when I have specific tasks but sometimes following through on a commitment is hard. It’s not that I don’t want to do it […]

February 7 – A Little Bit of Extra Effort Yields More Time

February 7 – A Little Bit of Extra Effort Yields More Time

4:38 – A Little Bit of Extra Effort Yields More Time #faithbites #faithjourney effort Setting I often say I’m busy and I don’t have enough time to do what I need or want to do. Today I realized that sometimes if you put in just a bit of extra effort, you can get more time. As many know, I serve […]

February 2 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure

February 2 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure

4:33 – Revising Goals Isn’t Failure #faithbites #faithjourney revising Setting “I want to be a faculty developer when I grow up.”, said no one ever. I love my job., especially when I see faculty “get it’. Their demeanor changes, they light up and are ready to take on the next challenge. If you asked my 5-year-old self, what I wanted […]

February 1 – Psych Up or Out?

February 1 – Psych Up or Out?

4:32 – Psych Up or Out? #faithbites #faithjourney psych Setting Sometimes life is hard and getting motivated is hard. Back in 2018, I wrote a #faithbites focusing on a scene from “Kill Bill” where our heroine had to get motivated after paralysis. It was all about her commanding herself to wiggle her big toe. This morning, while in the shower, […]

January 31 – Happy Messages

January 31 – Happy Messages

4:31 – Happy Messages #faithbites #faithjourney messages Setting Let’s face it, I spend way too much time on social media. How about you? I have found myself snoozing those who are sharing things that are false or negative. Now, I am all for a healthy debate, but I’m learning I don’t need the negativity in my life. Those messages are […]

January 29 – I’m Bored, Time For Trouble!

January 29 – I’m Bored, Time For Trouble!

4:29 – I’m Bored, Time For Trouble! #faithbites #faithjourney bored Setting I bet you thought this topic was autobiographical. While it is, in this case, I’m talking about my dog, Spock. He is a corgi and they are known for being very smart. The downside of being smart is if they don’t have a “job” or feel engaged, they get […]

January 26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You!

January 26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You!

4:26 – My Bad. It’s Me, Not You! #faithbites #faithjourney bad Setting Yesterday a colleague offered someone to help me with a long term project I was working on. I responded very defensively and escalated the situation very quickly. I felt that they were trying to take something away from me, something that I had worked a long time on. […]

January 25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score

January 25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score

4:25 – Parenting Doesn’t (shouldn’t) Keep Score #faithbites #faithjourning parenting Setting This one is for all the parents and caregivers out there. Parenting is hard! Yesterday we said that love doesn’t keep score. What about parenting? Last night, IU was walking my dog and thought of all the things I’ve done wrong as a parent. Not having them eat healthy […]

January 24 – Who’s Winning?

January 24 – Who’s Winning?

4:24 – Who’s Winning? #faithbites #faithjourney winning Setting I have to admit, I like numbers. Who is the oldest, youngest, richest, smartest, whatever? Sometimes I just google to google and learn strange facts. All of these facts and figures help me share the world with others. That is fun for me. I have to admit, I have kept score in […]