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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


Give Your Heart Permission To Speak Freely

By On August 30, 2011

In your moments of confusion, do you give your heart permission to speak freely? I smiled, walking towards him across the playground, just a few steps away. I watched his chubby little… Read More


Letting The Plates Fall — When Worry Spins Out Of Control

By On October 13, 2010

Sometimes we put so much pressure on ourselves to live fruitful lives, we lose faith and end up collapsing under our own weight. I love autumn. Summer is so bright and intense,… Read More


Can Your Faith Change Your Personality?

By On October 7, 2010

For those joining in the Faith Barista Jam today: At the end of the post, click the blue button to submit the url of your post on "Faith & Personality". If you… Read More


My Skeptical Heart — Letting Go Of Worry

By On September 23, 2010

For those joining in the Faith Barista Jam today: At the end of the post, click the blue button to submit the url of your blog post on the topic of "Letting… 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


6 Ways To Invest In Everyday Joy

By On June 4, 2010

Even if the economy has capsized our savings, we can continue to build an investment in Everyday Joy. In the mornings, I rummage through the top headlines to see what’s grabbing the… Read More


Anyone Seen My Blueprints? — How Trouble Fits Into God’s Plans

By On March 3, 2010

Is it possible to see God’s blueprints for us?  How does trouble fit into those plans? Years ago, I had a chance to manage a project to build a computer lab for… Read More


A Faith Intervention

By On October 4, 2009

Everyone is addicted to something. On a good day, chocolate mint chip ice cream sandwiches become endangered species in my freezer. On a bad day, I just can’t seem to stop worrying.… Read More


Faith Isn’t Sci-Fi: Change Takes Time

By On September 30, 2009

I am a Sci-Fi fan. Although I’ll admit to taking a day off work to stand in line for eight hours at the premier of Star Wars I: Phantom Menace back in… Read More


Laughter Can Be The Best Faith Medicine

By On August 18, 2009

Some might say that spirituality is measured by hours spent in prayer or in the Bible.  But, the ability to have fun can be a tell tale indicator of good faith health.… Read More