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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


How Ordinary You Holds Extraordinary Value

By On July 2, 2015

Faith isn’t faith until Jesus is all you’re holding onto. I didn’t think I had much left. I was past my prime. I’m not talking about my age. I’m speaking in Marlon… Read More


Five Whitespace Killers: What Holds You Back From Spending Time With God

By On September 1, 2011

  When you need rest and alone time with God, is it hard or easy? What holds you back? When Hubby asked me out on our first date, it wasn’t what I… Read More


How Do You Enjoy Time With God? Whitespace: A Photo Journal

By On March 31, 2011

We all do whitespace differently.  How do you enjoy spending time with God? We have been talking about soul rest this month. The central place I retreat to receive this rest is… Read More


Emotional Rest: Are You Afraid To Tell Yourself The Truth?

By On March 24, 2011

When emotions don’t line up with what you believe, how do you resolve rest? One thing my boys always beg me for is “tickle time”. For some strange reason, both two year… Read More


The Perfect Storm Can Bring Perfect Rest

By On March 17, 2011

With all this talk of restoring rest this month on Faith Barista, you might conclude that rest has come easy for me. The opposite has been true. If you flipped through the… Read More


Creative Rest: It’s Not About The Numbers

By On March 10, 2011

In a social media age where everything is Google analyzed, Facebook liked and Twitter followed, how can we find rest in creativity? I recently created a Facebook page as a virtual lounge… Read More


Hitting The Wall: The Place of Need Is A Place of Rest

By On March 9, 2011

How we can clear enough of our stuff to make a place of soul rest? As I shared yesterday, I have a practical need to clutter-free my home.  But ultimately, rest is… Read More


Overhaul Clutter For A Rest-filled Life (Book Giveaway: Simple Mom’s Organized Simplicity)

By On March 8, 2011

Today's post is part of our ongoing March series on Whitespace: Restoring Rest. Let's explore and swap stories. “Time is a tool — Use it wisely; enjoy it thoroughly.” ~ Tsh Oxeneider… Read More


A Whitespace Challenge for Rest

By On March 4, 2011

After kicking off our March series this week on Whitespace:  Resotring Soul Rest, I wanted to share my first Faith Barista post on Whitespace.  We will be exploring different ways to seek… Read More


One Of The Biggest Rest Killers: Comparing Ourselves To Others

By On March 3, 2011

To enjoy creative pursuits is to experience rest for our souls. How can we rest without comparing ourselves to others? When I was growing up, our family would sometimes go out for… Read More


I Stress, Therefore I Am: 10 Ways To De-Stress (Soul Rest Series Kick Off!)

By On March 2, 2011

Today's post kicks off a special Faith Barista March series on: ** WHITESPACE: RESTORING SOUL REST ** We're a third into the new year and I need some fresh inspiration on rest!… Read More