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When I Was Struggling With Panic Attacks: What I Learned

By On December 6, 2017

“When God is going to do something wonderful, He always starts with a hardship; when God is going to do something amazing, He starts with an impossibility.” Anne Lamott I love this… Read More


Advent Spark Hope: Sing Your Song Instead of Letting Stress Steal Your Spark (Guest Kristen Welch) #CoffeeBreakForYourSoul

By On December 4, 2017

Billie Holiday said, “If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all.” Mary, after news of Jesus’ birth, broke into song too! “He has put… Read More


Why There’s Always A Place For Us #OneWordLent

By On March 16, 2016

“This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil [our hearts], where Jesus has entered as a forerunner… Read More


Lean In. God Will Make a Way For You #OneWordLent

By On March 9, 2016

“See, I am doing something new. Now it springs forth. Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness. Rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:19  Something… Read More


A New You Begins: Coffee Break For Your Soul Podcast! Experience A More Soulful Christmas (Guest: Kathi Lipp)

By On December 2, 2015

Coffee Break For Your Soul – Episode 1!! Experience A More Soulful Christmas With Kathi Lipp At the blink of an eye, we’re stepping into the chaos and hope of Christmas season.… 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


When Easter Feels Overwhelming: Sometimes It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

By On March 29, 2013

“You see, there are two very different types of hope in this world.  One is hoping for something, and the other is hoping in Someone.” ~ Pete Wilson How can we celebrate… Read More


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

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


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


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


How Encouragement Came As A Croissant

By On September 14, 2010

“Encouragement is in the DNA of all people, both in our ability to encourage and our personal need for it.” ~ Max Lucado I love coffee because it is hot. To fully… Read More