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Beyond Locked Doors: Jesus, Where Can I Hide?

By On March 27, 2013

“Before the river runs away, I find the shelter in Your Name.  Jesus.” ~ Fernando Ortega in “Sleepless Night” I remember what if felt like to be a little girl. Sitting at the… Read More

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{ Unwrap Jesus } Be Fully Present

By On December 1, 2011

How can we make Christmas new when we’ve celebrated this holiday so many times?  We begin by being fully present. I’ve already been to the Hidden Villa Farm. That’s what I thought… Read More

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Take the Faith Barista Challenge: Unwrapping Jesus — A Celebration of Simplicity

By On November 28, 2011

No matter how traditional, sentimental or ordinary this Christmas may turn out to be, one thing’s for sure. Jesus stands apart from the tinsel to bring you a new message this year.… Read More

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Moving Forward When You’re Afraid To Fall Apart

By On July 17, 2011

“Blessed are the ones who understand; They’ve got nothing to bring but empty hands; Nothing to hide and nothing to prove; Our heartbreak brings us back to you.” ~ Lyrics to Fall… Read More

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When It’s Hard To Change: Breakfast With Jesus

By On April 23, 2011

“‘You would not have called to me unless I had been calling to you,”said the Lion.” –The Silver Chair, C.S. Lewis One of the biggest treats I’ve come to enjoy is a… Read More

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Emotional Rest: Are You Afraid To Tell Yourself The Truth?

By On March 24, 2011

When emotions don’t line up with what you believe, how do you resolve rest? One thing my boys always beg me for is “tickle time”. For some strange reason, both two year… Read More

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The Perfect Storm Can Bring Perfect Rest

By On March 17, 2011

With all this talk of restoring rest this month on Faith Barista, you might conclude that rest has come easy for me. The opposite has been true. If you flipped through the… Read More

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Shocking Beauty on Christmas Eve

By On December 24, 2010

“Why did Jesus have to be born a baby?” My five year old TJ slouches across his Toy Story bedsheets, as he casually fires a zinger. The kid can’t sit still anytime… Read More

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When You’re Not Ready For Christmas

By On December 17, 2010

I wasn’t ready for Christmas. You wouldn’t have guessed it, judging from the two bulging suitcases I dragged up to the ticket counter. I was flying up Northwest to spend my first… Read More

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The Dangers of Complicating Christmas

By On December 2, 2010

“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 isn’t about cheer. It’s… Read More

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Take The Faith Barista Challenge: Unwrapping Jesus — A Celebration of Simplicity

By On December 1, 2010

No matter how traditional, sentimental or ordinary this Christmas may turn out to be, one thing’s for sure.  Jesus stands apart from the tinsel to bring you a new message this year. … Read More

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Celebrating Thanksgiving

By On November 25, 2010

“These God-chosen lives all around – what splendid friends they make!” ~ Psalm 16:3 (The Message) Thanksgiving Day has finally arrived. It’s an important day. Today, I’ll be heading over to my… Read More

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Because some days you need a double shot of faith