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A heart's imprint, one winter morning

A Heart’s Homecoming: Taking a Different Route

By On December 29, 2012

“Having come to know Jesus, we are forbidden to return by the way we came.” St. Gregory The new year is approaching. It’s right around the corner. One moment, I’m sure of… Read More


A Letter From My Soul To Yours Today

By On September 13, 2012

You and I. It’s been 8 weeks ago, since I first came to you with the news. Why I’d been away and why I had to write that day. PTS – Post… Read More


Say My Name: My Letter To God

By On August 23, 2012

When is the last time you wrote a letter to God?  What would you ask of him — what would you say? Many times when I’m overwhelmed, it’s hard to know what… Read More


How You’ve Changed My Story & Why I’m Grateful For You

By On July 24, 2012

It’s been a week since I confided in you. It’s been a week — since I’ve let you into my writing journey that’s collided with childhood trauma and post-traumatic stress. And I… Read More


Why I’ve Been Away & Why I Must Write Today

By On July 17, 2012

My throat feels tight.  Thick. I swallow hard. I am doing one of the hardest things I’ve ever done in my life. I am writing. To you. About why I’ve been away.… Read More


When You Carry Your Father’s Wounds

By On June 21, 2012

Some of us grow up — or end up — soaking up the wounds of those we love.   We may have found the inner strength in those moments to carry ourselves through. … Read More


When You Need To Feel The Pain

By On May 24, 2012

  Sometimes, the pain we have worked so hard to avoid is the one thing that leads us to where God calls us to go. Sometimes, feeling our need is the greatest… Read More


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

One of my fave Christmas treats of the season - Simple Rice Krispies a la extra marshmallows

{ Unwrap Jesus } Can Christmas Really Change Your Story?

By On December 9, 2011

“Too often, the Christmas story only impinges on the periphery of our lives.” ~ Ian Strachan, Today In a Manger With so much Christmas to celebrate, the danger of the holidays isn’t… Read More


Five Whitespace Killers: What Holds You Back From Spending Time With God

By On September 1, 2011

  When you need rest and alone time with God, is it hard or easy? What holds you back? When Hubby asked me out on our first date, it wasn’t what I… Read More


Small Acts of Faith: The Penny Man (Guest Post By Paper Angels Author Billy Coffey)

By On August 18, 2011

    FAITH BARISTA'S BLOG ANNIVERSARY IS HERE ! ** A Faith Barista Facebook Party Just For You! ** August 28, 2011 at 1:00pm PDT (2pmMDT/3pmCDT/4pmEDT) Imagine yourself surrounded by warm smiles &… Read More


6 Keys To Overcome Dead Ends and Discouragement — A Blog Anniversary

By On August 4, 2011

FAITH BARISTA'S BLOG ANNIVERSARY IS HERE ! ** BY GRACE ALONE NECKLACE GIVEAWAY ** To celebrate, I'm giving away Lisa Leonard Designs Necklace This beautiful silver sterling necklace features a pendant with… Read More

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