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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


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


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


Would You Really Be Happier With Less?

By On August 13, 2010

We pray “The Lord is my shepherd.  I shall not want…” Meanwhile, our hearts are packed with the trickling of wanting.  How to make it stop? It sounds so good.  Getting rid… Read More


Overcoming Dead Ends and Discouragement — A Blog Anniversary Reflection

By On July 26, 2010

“If God brought you to it, God will get you through it.”  ~ Pastor Paul Sheppard How do you overcome discouragement when you run into one dead end after another? If you’ve… Read More


Lemonade Dreams: Taking a Sip of Patience

By On February 9, 2010

“I have spread my dreams under your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.” ~ W.B. Yeats Do you remember the first time you made lemonade? When I was a… Read More


God Is My Father, Not the Bus Driver — Blessing In Learning To Wait

By On January 13, 2010

[Today’s thoughts continue from yesterday’s post After Avatar:  Passion’s Threshold of Faith.] Waiting often feels like inaction. How God views waiting and what He does in it surprised me with a true… Read More


First In Line For Christmas

By On December 3, 2009

It happens every time I get within the vicinity of a group of people mozying on over in single file. They could be pushing a cart at the grocer’s or driving a… Read More


Hope Of the Unknown

By On December 2, 2009

About a month ago, I wrote a post asking you to share what are your holiday stresses.  Thank you for commenting!  In the coming weeks, I’ll be sharing some thoughts, inspired by… Read More


The Bloom of Becoming

By On October 6, 2009

The Bloom of Becoming A bloom begins — It’s bud tightly closed The opening of each day, it leans towards the sun It stands in waiting and pauses at dusk. It’s petals… Read More