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Living In the Moment When All You Have Is The Here and Now

By On January 30, 2013

I’m not sure where I’m heading. The morning has barely breathed its warmth on the grass.  Winter still blankets the hillside, with tree limbs stretching out and bare, like the arms of… Read More

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Long & Weary Traveler: What Is Your Heart’s Prayer?

By On January 7, 2013

  (Psst…  This post was inadvertently published on Sunday for a few moments.  Sorry for any confusion. You can click to comment at the end of today’s post now.  With love, Bonnie.)… Read More

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Resting Through the Fog That Won’t Go Away

By On October 25, 2012

I lay down to sleep at night. And I don’t know what awaits me. Will it be restful sleep? Or will it be minutes ticking away that melt into the next hour?… Read More

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{ Unwrapping Love } God’s Love Notes: One Word is All It Takes

By On February 11, 2012

Do you remember a first love letter? I remember mine. I still remember the first time he emailed me. He. emailed. me. My throat gasped in disbelief as my head swam off… Read More

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Feed Your Soul :: { Day 29 } Dessert For Your Soul

By On October 29, 2011

On the days you feel nothing is happening in your life, it’s the most delicious time to hear God speak. I love to bake. Probably because I love fresh baked chocolate chip… Read More

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Autumn’s Song: What We Fear & How God Heals

By On September 22, 2011

* I'm Linking Up to Celebrate Angie Smith's New Book: What Women Fear * Do you have a fear you'd like to overcome? Angie's powerful words inspire us to journey through our… Read More

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Give Your Heart Permission To Speak Freely

By On August 30, 2011

In your moments of confusion, do you give your heart permission to speak freely? I smiled, walking towards him across the playground, just a few steps away. I watched his chubby little… 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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How Do You Enjoy Time With God? Whitespace: A Photo Journal

By On March 31, 2011

We all do whitespace differently.  How do you enjoy spending time with God? We have been talking about soul rest this month. The central place I retreat to receive this rest is… 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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Reading Helps Reduce Stress: What Do You Read For Soul Rest?

By On March 23, 2011

Research shows reading helps reduce stress.  What books do you enjoy for soul rest? Writers step through all kinds of funny rituals as they approach their blank page of the day.  Steven… 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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Because some days you need a double shot of faith