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Sometimes, one word is all it takes to assure us the journey ahead is worth taking. Sometimes, the one word that's hardest to believe is that we are beloved. As is. #soulrestsunday

{ Soul Rest Sunday } This is the Way, Walk In It

By On January 12, 2014

“echo through me. let me stay a little longer, so I breathe in more of you. if I could touch this moment’s wonder, I would not let go. kneeling close in  stillness…… Read More

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Torn Between My Heart and My Head

By On March 29, 2012

Have you ever stayed up late, conflicted between your head and your heart? Sometimes the only way out of a dilemma is seeing God take you through the storm. I love hiking. … Read More

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Dare To Be Who God Made You

By On July 28, 2011

Do you ever wish you were someone else or lived another life?  Faith dares us to be who God made us to be, right where we are. Last weekend, I arranged a… Read More

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Facing What You Fear To Live A Significant Life

By On July 14, 2011

What does it mean to have faith?  God values faith in ways we least expect. I never used to be afraid. I was all faith. Or so I thought. I had enough… Read More

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The Top 5 Lies of Perfectionism (Starting New Principle #3)

By On May 26, 2011

Do you find perfectionism holding you back on the journey of faith? The top 5 lies of perfectionism can be wiped out with the truth. “Faith is a verb described as a… Read More

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Spiritual Toppings: Five Principles of Starting New (1 of 5)

By On May 12, 2011

How do you keep faith fresh when you are attempting something new? Out here in Northern California, a new fad has made a home in downtowns and strip malls. Frozen yogurt. I… Read More

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Is Your Joy Safe? The Top 3 Misconceptions About Joy

By On April 7, 2011

We all long to experience joy. Do we opt for safe joy when Jesus offers full joy? When I was a little girl, I didn’t wear that many dresses. On the occasions… Read More

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Forgiveness Doesn’t Come From A Vending Machine

By On February 24, 2011

“Where you are most human, most yourself, weakest, there Jesus lives.”  ~ Henri Nouwen. A couple months ago, I found myself scrunched elbow to elbow at San Francisco’s hallowed grounds for fresh… Read More

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The Faith Triangle: Live Boldy And Stop Beating Yourself Up

By On January 27, 2011

We all feel hopeful in the new year, until the inner critic threatens to choke all creativity.  What keeps you inspired to keep living boldly? As an engineer, I was always taught… Read More

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One Word For 2011: What Builds Your Confidence? (Soul Resolutions)

By On January 6, 2011

*New Faith Barista Series* Today, I'm kicking off the new year with a special series for January: Soul Resolutions. Share your One Word For 2011 at the end of today's post! Let's… Read More

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Right Now Matters & So Do You — Surviving The In-Between Time

By On November 13, 2010

A lot of everyday life is spent surviving the “In-Between” time — en route between where we are to where God wants to be. Without faith, we’re only left with the daily… Read More

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Are You Motivated by Grace or Guilt? Shake Off Feelings of Guilt

By On November 4, 2010

For those joining in the Faith Barista Jam today: At the end of the post, click the blue button to submit the url of your post on "Feelings of Guilt". If you… Read More

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Because some days you need a double shot of faith