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The Beautiful Mystery of Tears

This morning as I came before the Lord… I asked Him to wash away something that He led me to discover within my heart. And as I felt the tears come… I knew, somehow in that very moment that a cleansing work had been done in my heart. 💖 Have you ever noticed… the timing… Read More The Beautiful Mystery of Tears

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A God Who longs to share His heart…

Oh God, You are a God… Who longs to share the hidden, unseen things with us. You long to share with us… the most intricate and intimate places of Your heart. 💝 You LONG to be able to share these things with those who love You and with those who know You and with those… Read More A God Who longs to share His heart…

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Living a Parable

If we didn’t have to live an imperfect life here on the earth… would we truly be able to grasp… to understand…to experience that God’s ways are higher than our ways? “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the… Read More Living a Parable

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Finding Him in the Inconvenient Places

We often find God in the midst of the inconvenient things. In the midst of pain. In the midst of discomfort. Have you ever found yourself in the middle of something inconvenient and you just knew there was something of God in the midst of it? “Father, I just sense that You are so in… Read More Finding Him in the Inconvenient Places

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What an invitation…

Who or what do you run to? Have you ever thought about it? We have a Heavenly Father who longs— for it to always be Him, first. 💝🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️ He longs—for us to run straight to Him… …when we have something on our hearts. …when we’re in need of direction. …when we don’t know what to… Read More What an invitation…

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He wants you to know…

A long time ago—well actually…not too long ago, in the grand scheme of things… I couldn’t see God as a “tenderhearted God”… I couldn’t see God as a “proud Father” who was “pleased, and proud of me“… Because I couldn’t see that I was His “daughter” that He loved. And when that began to change,… Read More He wants you to know…

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A Lesson in “Change” that Leads to Greater Trust

Well… here I find myself writing around 7 PM rather than 7 AM today… The Lord changed a few things up a little bit today, didn’t He? And I have to say, that I’m not surprised. Especially with the way I like to hang on so tightly to the “same”… He knows that sometimes the… Read More A Lesson in “Change” that Leads to Greater Trust

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“Behold…”

As I was in prayer this morning, something began to BURST from within my heart. 💖 Here it is… There is SO MUCH that God is doing that we cannot see! ✨ SO. MUCH! …far, far more than what we CAN see. And this morning, I can just feel the excitement…✨ I can just feel… Read More “Behold…”

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Something Old, Something New

This morning I took a journey back through some of my journals from 2016-2018… Every now and then the Lord prompts me go with Him into my journals, because most of the time, He has something fresh and new for me to see and to grasp and to understand…something fresh, that will “reignite” certain areas… Read More Something Old, Something New

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“I’ve got you…”

“I’ve got you… Yes, you may have to endure through the valley for a little while… but your journey through the valley— with Me… is just as much a part of your story as your “moments on the mountaintop.“ Just keep going. Just keep trusting. There’s more in store… ☀️ Prepare, and expect to be… Read More “I’ve got you…”

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Into the Deep

Have you ever felt as though… you’ve found yourself in a “shallow” kind of place? —a place without much feeling or depth. I found myself in that place this morning. But then suddenly… it was as if the Lord took me by the hand and, caught me off guard with the most tender kind of… Read More Into the Deep

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Above & Beyond

Can we learn… to be grateful—even for the things that “hinder” us in life? Even for the trials the weaknesses the lack the disappointment the mockery the ridicule the rejection the lies …all the things that attempt to convince us…”to drive ourselves into the cave” to dull and darken our light to shut ourselves down…… Read More Above & Beyond

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Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…

Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him… Don’t be ashamed of walking through the “valley.” Don’t worry that you “should be“… “someone else” in “someplace else.” Do not worry… if you’ve found yourself in the middle of a hard, uncertain kind of place. Remember… that there are lessons to be… Read More Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…

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“The night is far gone; the day is at hand.”

“…the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death, a light has dawned.”—Matthew 4:16 “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”—John 8:12… Read More “The night is far gone; the day is at hand.”

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You are not “less” to Him…

This morning I turned straight to Mark 16:9, and it says… “Now when He rose early on the first day of the week, He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom He had cast seven demons. She went and told…“ Don’t you think it’s interesting how the writer “threw in” the part about her… Read More You are not “less” to Him…

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“Now I truly understand…”

Have you ever gone through something… And then you realize… that now you truly “understand” what it’s like to go through it, to experience it… the hardship, the trial, the struggle, the scary health situation, the feeling of unknown, the mental spiral, the very real panic attack, the challenge, the mistake, the failure, —whatever it… Read More “Now I truly understand…”