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Joy may feel risky but joy is God-centered.

Is Your Joy Safe? 3 Misconceptions about Joy

By On July 30, 2015

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

The beauty of the faith journey isn't measured by how far you’ve walked on the journey of life; it lies in Who you’ve been walking with.

Why Your Best Days Are Ahead of You

By On July 16, 2015

When we’re tempted to look back and think our best days are behind us, God knows better. Every once in a while, I like to clean out my closets and drawers. Like… Read More


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


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


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


Can Setting Goals Become An Addiction?

By On August 10, 2010

“That sense of newness is simply delicious. It makes new the Bible and friends, love… and God himself.” ~ Temple Gairdner The life of faith involves a lot of waiting. How do… Read More


Gremlins: What Do You Feed Your Stories? (The What-If Faith Barista Jam)

By On April 22, 2010

** Will You Vote For Me? ** I entered the The Million Miles Short Film Contest and would appreciate your vote! The person with the most votes wins! Everyone can vote once… Read More


Driven By Pressure or God’s Pleasure?

By On March 31, 2010

“I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.” ~ Eric Liddell, Olympian and Christian missionary The first time… Read More


Fasting A Dream — When Life Throws A Wrench

By On February 24, 2010

“Many things I have tried to grasp, and have lost.  That which I have placed in God’s hands, I still have.” ~ Martin Luther The idea of fasting has often appealed to… Read More


Third Day: Surrendering For the First Time

By On August 28, 2009

The desire for life to continually be new doesn’t wane with age.  Love will not allow this longing to be beaten into submission. Artist: Third Day Album: Revelation Year: 2008 Title: Born… Read More


The Scent of Being Loved

By On August 10, 2009

It’s easy to admire others for their talent and their wit. But, don’t forget it’s you that God loves, so don’t trade it for some schtick. [ Today’s post is Part I… Read More