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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

{ 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


Get Rebellious To Become Lifegiving

By On July 21, 2011

Once I realized I had nothing left but my faith, something very peculiar happened. I started started becoming a little bit rebellious. To become lifegiving. I had reached an important crossroad in… Read More


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


Why Are We Afraid To Quit? (Starting New Principle #2)

By On May 19, 2011

  We don’t like to quit, but there are times to let go. How do we resolve the dilemma of staying or leaving? “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”… Read More


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


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


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