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Give Yourself Grace: A Soul Care Tip For the Holidays

By On November 18, 2018

She waited until almost everyone had left the church auditorium. She chatted with her friends until she saw I was getting ready to leave then walked over to ask me a question.… Read More


Five Simple Breath Prayers to Spark Thanksgiving Joy in Your Soul

By On November 5, 2017

  Although November is about giving thanks, we also begin navigating the holidays – and having to remember the people, places, and stories that are difficult or wounding. God knows your longings… Read More

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The One Whisper God Longs To Make New In You Today

By On November 10, 2015

{my images are free goodies for you to enjoy, pin & share} “Poetry and prayer are closest kin. In poetry, we say it; in prayer, we become what we say.” Eugene Peterson.… Read More


Thanksgiving Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect To Be Full Of Gratitude

By On November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Day is here… And my family and I will stay home this year, to nurse a yucky cold. It’s one of those winter bugs that remind me of the turkey and… Read More


A Soul Pick-Me-Up: Write Letters of Gratitude

By On November 17, 2011

  One way I enjoy a soul pick-me-up is writing letters of gratitude. How about you? We all fall into these now and then. Ditches. Sure, it happens when we’re tired.  Or… Read More


Why You Make My Christmas Special

By On December 25, 2010

Christmas is here. I’m writing a special Christmas card… To Someone Special who’s made my Christmas, I was browsing paintings in a local art gallery when I struck up a conversation with… Read More


Celebrating Thanksgiving

By On November 25, 2010

“These God-chosen lives all around – what splendid friends they make!” ~ Psalm 16:3 (The Message) Thanksgiving Day has finally arrived. It’s an important day. Today, I’ll be heading over to my… Read More


Now That The Ink Has Dried

By On April 29, 2010

** Final 2 Days To Vote For Me! ** I entered my 90 second video"Going Off Script" in The Million Miles Short Film Contest. The person with the most votes wins! Everyone… Read More


Christmas Carries

By On December 25, 2009

Dear Faith Barista friends, It is Christmas.  And my heart is gathering. To learn, laugh, and live — in this inner place where life and faith intersect. In my journey to follow… Read More


The Things That Turn Me

By On November 25, 2009

This Thanksgiving, I sing a psalm of praise. I sing it loudly. I sing it proudly. And long to gather next to you — To slice the turkey, to taste the cheer.… Read More


A Winter Pilgrimage of Thanks

By On November 23, 2009

Thanksgiving week has finally arrived here in the US.  Hostesses are invisibly taking headcount around the table, turkeys are waiting to get picked up, and people are working hard to wrap up… Read More


Community: The Gift of Words

By On November 17, 2009

Earlier this summer, I had a chance to take part in a special engagement for bloggers to lunch with Charlie Ayers, the former executive chef of Google, who started the swank, hot… Read More