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Dare to Be God’s Beloved Today Instead of Tomorrow

By On January 27, 2016

It’s hard to be God’s beloved today.  Isn’t it easier to plan to more beloved, to be better in some way — tomorrow?  Tomorrow, we are always more confident, more healed or less anxious… Read More

Our something better isn't a plan. Our something better is a Person.

Face What You Fear To Live A Significant Life

By On July 9, 2015

What does it mean to have faith?  God values faith in ways we least expect. I never used to be afraid. I was all faith. Or so I thought. I had enough… Read More


Following Jesus Beyond Wallpapered Memories

By On March 14, 2013

I finally started sleeping at night a few weeks ago. Not every night. Maybe one day out of the week. Then, two. That strung into three. It started happening randomly. There was… Read More


Start Living As God’s Work of Art

By On August 25, 2011

Do you have God-given interests and passions you’ve put to the side? It is time to start believing God placed them in you for a purpose. One of the ways I’d like… 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


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 Hard Questions Are Good For God-Sized Dreams

By On June 23, 2011

“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” ~ Karle Wilson Baker What do you do when hard questions threaten to flood your God-sized dreams? I wanted Father’s Day to start out… Read More


Do You Plan For The Worst And Hope For The Best?

By On January 13, 2011

Has does faith shape your confidence?  Do you plan for the worst and hope for the best? Back when I was working as a high tech professional, one of the things that… Read More


Fields of Faith: The Call To Leave, Go & See

By On December 23, 2010

It’s the day before Christmas Eve. But, it’s just another day on the job for the shepherds watching flocks by night. They have no idea what’s waiting for them on the other… Read More


The Greatest Christmas Dilemma (A Special Advent Giveaway)

By On December 16, 2010

We have a double-feature today on the blog: a Faith Barista Jam & a special Advent Giveaway! At the end of today's post, click the blue button to submit your Unwrapping Jesus… Read More


Thanking God For Everyday Life and Dark Nights — Book Giveaway: Billy Coffey’s Snow Day

By On November 18, 2010

All this time, I thought my life was something I needed to build. Maybe instead of creating my life, I needed to find it… by noticing the little things.” ~ Billy Coffey’s… 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