Welcome to my home on the web. I am so thankful that you are here.

My name is Barbie (short for Barbara) and I live in Northern California.  First and foremost, I am a child of God and have been marked by the love of a relentless God who will never stop pursuing me. I live an imperfect life, but I know an absolutely perfect God. It is only by His grace that I am given the strength to accomplish all that I do each day.

I have been married 20+ years to an amazing man and we have four beautiful children and a son-in-love who pursue the Lord passionately in worship and prayer.  I have one grandson who is the light of my life.

This blog has gone through many changes over the eight years since I started writing. But there is one general theme that has stuck with me throughout all the changes — I need to embrace every day that God has given to me.

My husband and I have lived through some major obstacles and are still walking through some, but God has proven faithful.

If you were to sit across from me having coffee, or tea, or a soda, I would tell you that you are beautiful. I would share with you how much God loves you and how He has a good plan for your life, no matter the circumstances you are facing. I would tell you that there is nothing that will ever separate you from His love, and that His amazing grace is enough for today.

I am an artist, and in am privileged to be able to paint during corporate worship services. You can see some of my art here. I recently published my first book, Coffee Talk With Jesus, which are letters from God to His daughters. In this space you will find posts on faith, grace, hope, encouragement and just about anything that one can learn on their journey with the Lord.

Thank you for visiting and I hope you will come back soon!