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4.7.2020 – We’ll be able to look back and see…

Have you ever been able to look back on something in your life… And it’s like you can now see, exactly how things worked out, how they so perfectly fell into place, fell into alignment, and how things that needed to happen, happened… And it’s like you can see God’s “fingerprints” all over the pages… Read More 4.7.2020 – We’ll be able to look back and see…

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4.6.2020 – “We Will Feast”

This is another one of my favorites by Sandra McCracken that I want to share this morning. This song brings courage, joy, and hope, especially in times of uncertainty, and in times of trouble, in times of waiting— for me, it’s a beautiful reminder of what’s ultimately to come for us as beloved children of… Read More 4.6.2020 – “We Will Feast”

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4.2.2020 – Like an old, favorite sweater…

How can we comfort one another in these kinds of times? We can find comfort by dwelling with Him in His Word, and reminding one another of His promises. And when we overflow in joy and in faith, we can let it overflow out into the atmosphere… I’ll admit, it’s a struggle in this time….… Read More 4.2.2020 – Like an old, favorite sweater…

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3.30.2020 – “Sweet Comfort”

I love this album of Psalms by Sandra McCracken. There’s something about music that can soothe the soul in times like these. Have you ever listened to a song, and almost felt as if you were being rocked like a baby? This song brings me so much comfort, and I wanted to share it with… Read More 3.30.2020 – “Sweet Comfort”

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3.29.2020 – The Hope of Promise

Yesterday was such an encouraging day for me. ☀️ It was the first day I’ve been well enough, to be able to solidly work outside… in what seems like forever. Simple things like raking leaves out of my flower beds, weeding, and getting them cleaned up, helping Jason to build our new raised beds… 🧑🏻‍🌾🌱🌷🦋🍃☀️All the… Read More 3.29.2020 – The Hope of Promise

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3.27.2020 – Time to Tune In

In the midst of the overwhelming noise of fear, and the distraction of conspiracy… God is speaking. 🍃☀️ He’s reminding. He’s unfolding. He’s revealing. Right now, we are being given a unique opportunity of “quiet”… And within the “quiet” He is speaking. Will we turn our ears toward fear? Will we allow the noise to… Read More 3.27.2020 – Time to Tune In

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3.26.2020 – Time of Preparation, Renewal, and Hope

I’ve been thinking a lot about gardening lately, as we’re building some new raised beds, and getting seeds started, and preparing the land. I’ve also been thinking a lot about flowering trees, specifically flowering “fruit” trees. I have a tiny little patio peach tree that’s pretty much just a branch, and to my surprise it… Read More 3.26.2020 – Time of Preparation, Renewal, and Hope

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3.24.2020 – Change is in the Air

What a strange time we’re living in. It’s a historic time. Imagine all the books and stories and recordings that will come from this moment in time… We’re living it right now. We’re experiencing what will be written about in history books —right now. It’s like we’re finding ourselves suddenly being carried up into a… Read More 3.24.2020 – Change is in the Air

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3.10.2020 – The Diving Board

Sometimes we come to these places in life that feel a lot like “jumping off a diving board”… The place of being “right there on the edge of jumping into something“…. It could be something new… Probably something deep… Hitting that water could be a little harsh… Depending on how I make my way in.… Read More 3.10.2020 – The Diving Board

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3.8.2020 – Deeper and Higher

I love this song. Something about it makes me feel not so alone in all the thoughts, all the concerns, all the “what ifs,” and all the fears, that we so often face in this journey we take with the Lord. He’s always taking us to a “higher place” in our perspective. He’s always bringing… Read More 3.8.2020 – Deeper and Higher

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3.6.2020 – “Paint with Water”

I spent some time going back through my dream journal this morning. Every now and then I’ll feel prompted to browse back through, looking at certain dreams, looking back over the ones I was able to figure out, and the ones that still remain a mystery to me. I write them all down. Even the… Read More 3.6.2020 – “Paint with Water”

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3.5.2020 – “Odd One Out”

I’ve always felt “different” than the rest of the crowd. No matter what kind of group I’m around, even the kind of groups I’ve been a part of where we have the same “DNA” –I’ve still always found myself in the place of being “the odd one out.” The one that’s so different than all… Read More 3.5.2020 – “Odd One Out”

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2.29.2020 – “My All in Thee”

My All in Thee by Young Oceans When gracious Lord, when shall it beThat earth will find her all in Thee?The fullness of Thy promise, proveSeal me with Thy eternal love Thee, only Thee I’m fain to findI cast the world and sin behindO my Redeemer, hear this pleaAnd let me find my all in… Read More 2.29.2020 – “My All in Thee”

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2.28.2020 – Refreshment to my Soul

Writing in my journal feels like taking a “deep breath” and then slowly letting it back out. 🍃 Writing to my Heavenly Father, and writing with Him, is such a wonderful time of refreshment to my soul. 🌱☀️ Never does it feel forced or pressured, but more like something I crave. This morning as I… Read More 2.28.2020 – Refreshment to my Soul

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2.27.2020 – He’s inviting us into a “Place of Discovery”

I asked myself this question (and not in a condemning way)… “How many times has God been doing things to get my attention in my life, and yet I wasn’t ‘looking’ to be able to catch it, to be able to see it, to be able to notice it…?” I pondered this question as I… Read More 2.27.2020 – He’s inviting us into a “Place of Discovery”

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2.26.2020 – Sight and Understanding

There is a unique perspective that belongs to our Heavenly Father… “As you do not know the path of the wind,or how the body is formed in a mother’s womb,so you cannot understand the work of God,the Maker of all things.” -Ecclesiastes 11:5 …The things He can see and understand that we may not be… Read More 2.26.2020 – Sight and Understanding