December 30 – I resolve to… Be There For Someone

December 30 – I resolve to… Be There For Someone

364 – I resolve to…. Be There for Someone #faithbites #faithjourney someone Before church this morning, I walked into the washroom to take care of business before service began. Two older gentlemen were in the bathroom and one said to the other so and so wouldn’t have made it this far if it wasn’t for you. They continued talking about […]

December 29 – I resolve to… Rest

December 29 – I resolve to… Rest

363 – I resolve to… Rest #faithbites #faithjourmey rest This is the fourth entry in our resolve series. This follows anger management, finishing what you started, and being grateful for what you have. Last night I shared a bed with my youngest in a hotel. Needless to say, neither of us got much sleep. She tossed and turned, whined, cried, […]

December 28 – I resolve to…Be Grateful

December 28 – I resolve to…Be Grateful

362 – I resolve to…Be Grateful #faithbites #faithjourney grateful This is our third entry in the I resolve series following anger management, finishing what you started, and now today, being grateful. I was taking a shower this morning and the hot water ran out. This is a common occurrence in my house. We have a 30+ year old hot water […]

December 27 – I resolve to…finish

December 27 – I resolve to…finish

361 – I resolve to…finish #faithbites #faithjourney finish Yesterday, we started the resolve series here at #faithbites with a resolution to work on anger. Today, we continue with looking at finishing what you start. For you Disney fans, you may remember the dog in Up. He was easily distracted by SQUIRREL. I am that dog. I find things that are […]

December 26 – I resolve to…

December 26 – I resolve to…

360 – I resolve to…. #faithbites #faithjourney resolve Christmas is over and now I’m looking forward to 2019. While this is not the end of the year post, this is the first on resolutions. While I may look like someone who has it all together, just kidding, I’m as broken and messed up as the rest of us. One of […]

December 25 – Christmas has arrived, now what?

December 25 – Christmas has arrived, now what?

359 – Christmas has arrived, now what? #faithbites #faithjourney Christmas First we opened presents. Then ate mass quantities of food. Filled the recycle bins and trash bins to overflowing. Santa has returned to the North Pole. The elves on the shelf are gone are gone for another year. Christmas is over, now what? If you are like me, then today […]

December 24 – Hark The Grandpa Harold Sing or What is Impact?

December 24 – Hark The Grandpa Harold Sing or What is Impact?

358 – Hark the Grandpa Harold Sing or What is Impact? #faithbites #faithjourney harold Tonight during our Christmas Eve service, I was helping the young ones get ready for the live nativity scene. Right before we went on, the congregation, sang a few Christmas carols with one being Hark the Herald Angel Sings. That song was always one of my […]

December 23 – Are You A Champion?

December 23 – Are You A Champion?

357 – Are You a Champion? #faithbites #faithjourney Champion Imagine this. You are engaged to a woman. You both decided to wait until marriage to have relations. The day of your wedding is approaching and your fiance’ tells you she is with child. How do you feel? What do you do? When you press her for answers, she says 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 21 – The Longest Night or A New Season?

December 21 – The Longest Night or A New Season?

355 – The Longest Night or A New Season? #faithbites #faithjourney season December 21 is the first day of Winter. A new season of cold, snow, Christmas, New Year, and a time to reflect on what is came and what is next. For me though, I also look at it as the longest night of the year. I’ve always been […]