January 21 – Decision Making Is Exhausting

January 21 – Decision Making Is Exhausting

4:21 – Decision Making Is Exhausting #faithbites #faithjourney decision Setting “What’s for dinner?” “Where’s my shoe?” “What color of paint do you want?” When will you offer this training?” “What should I write #faithbites about?” So many questions. So many decisions to be made. Lately, it seems that decision-making is my full-time job. From getting the kids ready for school […]

January 20 – Expanding Opportunities

January 20 – Expanding Opportunities

4:20 – Expanding Opportunities #faithbites #faithjourney expanding Setting In my lifetime I have seen many exciting and dismaying events. Today, I want to focus on those that expanded opportunities. I remember the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and how it expanded opportunities for East Germans and signaled the beginning of the end of the cold war. I saw health […]

January 19 – Change of President, Change of Heart?

January 19 – Change of President, Change of Heart?

4:19 – Change of President, Change of Heart? #faithbites #faithjourney president Setting At noon on January 20, the United States will inaugurate its 46th President. For many this ushers in feelings of hope, prosperity and change. For others, it’s fear, loss, uneasiness, confusion, and dread. Some expect everything to change after the oath of office is taken for the better […]

January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

January 18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls

4:18 – Don’t Feed The Trolls #faithbites #faithjourney trolls Setting Have you ever heard the phrase, “Don’t Feed The Trolls?” On the Internet, trolls are those who start flame wars or intentionally upsets people on the Internet. I know you have crossed at least one and maybe, just maybe you have been a troll. I know once in a blue moon, I am, […]

January 17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction?

January 17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction?

4:17 – Midlife Crisis Or God’s Direction #faithbites #faithjourney midlife Setting I don’t know about you, but lately, I’ve felt that I need to make a change. I don’t know if it’s a change in profession, attitude, working, or what, but I feel something. What’s even more interesting, is we are watching a show called The Rookie, where a recently […]

January 15 – Changing Your Approach

January 15 – Changing Your Approach

4:14- Changing Your Approach #faithbites #faithjourney approach Setting “Have kids”, they say. “It will be fun”, they say. I love my kids and do enjoy them. Like all parents, there are times when our children drive us crazy. Times when no matter what we try doesn’t seem to work. As Einstein said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and […]

January 12 – Having Fun With Work

January 12 – Having Fun With Work

4:12 – Having Fun With Work #faithbites #faithjourney fun Setting Today was a busy day at work, but I did have fun. I was able to facilitate a session for two hours with second-year medical students. While it was hard material for them, it was fun to see them learning, struggling, and working together. It’s one of those moments where […]

January 11 – Fearful Heart, Loving Heart

January 11 – Fearful Heart, Loving Heart

4:11 – Fearful Heart, Loving Heart #faithbites #faithjourney heart Setting “Armed protests planned at all state capitols” “2 Capitol Police officers suspended and another individual arrested for their alleged roles in riot” “As the world begins its vaccination push, delayed rollouts draw criticism and concern” These are just three headlines that I found in a quick search. I don’t know […]

January 9 – Right Message, Wrong Messenger?

4:9 – Right Message, Wrong Messenger #faithbites #faithjourney message Setting Today I was involved in a very heated debate on Facebook. It was around politics and beliefs. During the debate, it became clear that no matter what I said or what facts I shared, there was no way to convince this person of the truth. It was as if they […]