January 19 – That Didn’t Work. Let’s Order Pizza

January 19 – That Didn’t Work. Let’s Order Pizza

2:19 – That Didn’t Work. Let’s Order Pizza #faithbites #faithjourney pizza I like to cook. My family loves when I cook and try new things. I’m always a little nervous as I don’t want to waste the money on the ingredients or make something that people don’t like. Tonight, I tried a new skillet cheese bread loaf and garlic brown […]

January 19 – Crawling Out of the Pit of Despair

January 19 – Crawling Out of the Pit of Despair

2:18 – Crawling out of the Pit of Despair #faithbites #faithjourney despair We all have times in our lives when we have great disappointment. When it feels like the world is crashing down all around us. That no matter what we do, we are at rock bottom. This is the pit of despair. And no, Lord Humperdink is not responsible […]

January 16 – Man of Steel or Man of Tissue: Being Vulnerable

January 16 – Man of Steel or Man of Tissue: Being Vulnerable

2:16 – Man of Steel of Man of Tissue Paper: Being Vulnerable #faithbites #faithjourney vulnerable Look in the sky. It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s Superman. Of all the superheroes out there, Superman has always been my favorite. I’ve written a faithbite about Superman in the past to show his strength and how it reminds us of Jesus. This […]

January 15 – I Made Myself Angry

January 15 – I Made Myself Angry

2:15 – I Made Myself Angry #faithbites #faithjourney Angry This #faithbite is going to the pot calling the kettle black or an example where I should practice what I preach, but here goes nothing. The past couple of days I have been angry. I receive bad news from someone and I get mad. Someone doesn’t do something that I thought […]

January 14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours

January 14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours

2:14 – My Day Sucks More Than Yours #faithbites #faithjourney sucks Today was not a good day. The kids were grumping, my knee was hurting, I had to shovel more snow, the campus was icy, the elevators in my building weren’t working, my network on my computer wasn’t working, people were grumpy to me. It was a pretty sucky day. […]

January 12 – I’m Giving Her All She’s Got Captain

January 12 – I’m Giving Her All She’s Got Captain

2:12 – I’m Giving Her All She’s Got Captain #faithbites #faithjourney Captain Have you ever had one of those days when you are pushing your engines as hard as you can and it seems like not enough? Or when everyone wants a piece of you and there is nothing left? It reminds of me of almost every original Star Trek […]

January 11 – Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse

January 11 – Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse

2:11 – Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse #faithbites #faithjourney Milhouse When some of you read the title of this faithbite you got it right away. Other’s thought, “Who the heck is Milhouse”. Well he’s a character on the Simpsons. In one episode he credited his flood pants for keeping his cuffs bone dry. It has since come to mean that everything […]

January 9 – After Many Edits, Still Not Good Enough

January 9 – After Many Edits, Still Not Good Enough

2:9 – After Many Edits, Still Not Good Enough #faithbites #faithjourney #RoadtoEdD Edits Tonight I was incorporating peer feedback into my dissertation draft. As I was doing that, I noticed “older” parts of the paper that I didn’t like. I revised it, performed more edits, and I still didn’t like it. I’d like to say this is a labor of […]

January 8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies

January 8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies

2:8 – Walls Divide. Love Multiplies #faithbites #faithjourney walls “Build the Wall”. “We Don’t Need A Wall”. These are refrains we hear more and more everyday. Maybe it’s not a wall but a fence or steel vs concrete. You can’t go more than a few scrolls on Facebook or through the news or in a conversation without someone talking about […]