Truth

We have spent a lot of time around the Mitlo household cleaning, fixing, painting, renovating, since we’ve been told to stay at home. We even made our way up to the attic. We brought down ALL of the cardboard boxes and transferred what we wanted to keep…

These Days...

What and how I feel about what’s been going on is all over the place. In general though, I tell my kids that it’s more important to know what you DON’T KNOW than what you do know.

What Death Does

Death is all around us. You can’t drive far without seeing a funeral home, most often with cars outside of it if not people going in and out paying their respects. Many people go into hospitals, not all of them leave alive. Sometimes nursing homes have ambulances bringing people to live, other times they are taking them away. Death is inevitable but we do our best to avoid it.

The Futility of Self Care

Before you read another word, know this. I want you and you deserve to be cared for physically, spiritually, intellectually, and emotionally. We all need to have our needs met. If, however, our focus goes to only (or primarily) meeting our needs then we will run into two problems.

“Be kind.  Everyone you meet today is battling something.”

Exciting News

Exciting News

I heard a very astute observation recently. They said that you should never announce that you are going to embark on a weight loss journey. Further, you shouldn't post a "before" picture when you are starting. The reason for both is that you immediately get some of...

A Sick List

A Sick List

So, for the first time in 2+ years I have gotten sick. Nothing too bad but more fluid has come out of my nose and eyes in the last 3 days than I could have every possibly imagine. Thus, I had the idea to make a list of the worst sicks. These are NOT in any specific...

It’s Been Awhile

It’s Been Awhile

Social media and life got real crazy. Shorter and shorter posts and content have become all the rage. Thus, I haven't posted on here in.......3 years? To be completely honest, they also updated how to post and that got a little cumbersome as well. As it is, there have...

Faith Community Church

Jay Mitlo is the youngest son of Thomas and Betty Ann Mitlo. Jay is a 1989 graduate of Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, PA and 1993 graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana. He has over 20 years of ministry experience and education. He has been on staff as the Metro Director for YoungLife in Pittsburgh (teen outreach ministry), Executive Pastor of Rolling Hills Church, and now is the Pastor at Faith Community Church in Penn Hills. Jay spent some time training with the Center for Relational Care out of Austin Texas. It was there were he learned about Emotional/Relational needs, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and most of all…comfort. This revolutionized his ministry, teaching, and life… Read More

All About Trey

Exciting News

Exciting News

I heard a very astute observation recently. They said that you should never announce that you are going to embark on a weight loss journey. Further, you shouldn't post a "before" picture when you are starting. The reason for both is that you immediately get some of...

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A Summer List

A Summer List

It's been awhile since I've posted a list. It cracks me up how many people love these lists. So, here you go! The amount of food in my fridge on Monday's compared to Friday is hilarious.I cook a lot on weekends.I'm in a burger slump. Salt, pepper, garlic and grill. I...

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