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 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 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 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 […]

Dec 4 – Failure Isn’t The End Of The Road

Dec 4 – Failure Isn’t The End Of The Road

3:339 – Failure Isn’t the End of the Road #faithbites #faithjourney failure Setting 44 hours. That is how long I had a 3D print going. This was supposed to be a present for a family member and it looked great for over 40 hours, then at the end, a major unfixable (without a table saw, epoxy, patience, and time) error. […]

Nov 28 – Always A Chance To Learn

Nov 28 – Always A Chance To Learn

3:333 – Always A Chance To Learn #faithbites #faithjourney chance Setting My youngest really enjoys musicals. Last night, we introduced her to Chicago! She loved it. She was bothered that the one innocent person was hanged. Not only that but she was an immigrant who didn’t speak the language and didn’t have the money other defendants did. Even though this […]

Nov 27 – Making A Plan

Nov 27 – Making A Plan

3:332 – Making a Plan #faithbites #faithjourney plan Setting Today is Black Friday and one that is very different than year’s past. Normally we would get all the ads, plan our purchases, our routes, our breaks, and just have a wonderful time. This year, almost everything was done online. So my normal plan didn’t play out. I also like to […]

Nov 21 – Teach Me Cursive

Nov 21 – Teach Me Cursive

3:325 – Teach Me Cursive #faithbites #faithjourney cursive Setting Today my six year old asked me to teach her cursive. She has no other reason than she saw us do it and she wanted to learn it. My eldest showed her some letters and I printed her off worksheets for every letter. While she was excited to learn, she was […]