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9.23.2020 – “Hidden” Lessons

Have you ever wondered if God was “holding something back” from you? Or “holding you back” from something? The door won’t seem to open for you? I notice that my mind often tries to take over in times like these… Or my emotions… Wondering this or wondering about that… In times like these, we might… Read More 9.23.2020 – “Hidden” Lessons

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9.22.2020 -“Father, may Your will be done…”

As I was listening to a teaching message yesterday, I heard a quote that just jumped out at me and stuck with me… “…but if you’re not purged of that which would stop you from saying ‘yes” (to God)… the reason why God put you here will never happen. You have to be purged of… Read More 9.22.2020 -“Father, may Your will be done…”

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9.21.2020 – Another Layer

I love it when the Lord leads me to my “archive” of old journals…. and He shows me which ones to take down from the shelf to browse through… When He does this, I know He’s going to reveal another layer that perhaps I’ve never seen before… and maybe I have seen it before, but… Read More 9.21.2020 – Another Layer

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9.20.2020 – Let it take you into His presence…

There’s something about a challenge… a hard time, a trial, an inability, inadequacy, insecurity…. rejection, a moment of weakness, a moment of failure, a moment of pain… …that drives us straight into the arms of our Heavenly Father. 💝 Let it take you there…✨Let it drive you straight to His heart… 💝 You’ll be wrapped… Read More 9.20.2020 – Let it take you into His presence…

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9.19.2020 – Walking in Awe and Wonder

This morning, as I sat down with my Heavenly Father, I just began to share with Him, all the things that He already knows, of course 😌…. but I shared these things with Him from the deep places of my heart—a daughter who needed to sit down and talk with her Heavenly Father about a… Read More 9.19.2020 – Walking in Awe and Wonder

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9.17.2020 – “…joy will break forth within you as you listen for what I’ll say.”

I was drawn to this passage this morning… Proverbs 8:32-36 in The Passion Translation. I think it paints the most beautiful picture of when we find ourselves in this “place of longing to hear from Him”—this place of eager excitement, this longing and desire to hear from Him—what’s on His mind, what He has to… Read More 9.17.2020 – “…joy will break forth within you as you listen for what I’ll say.”

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9.14.2020 – Change of Course

Have you ever reflected upon your life—a pathway you were on, a direction you were headed…. And you realized… “….my how that changed. I was headed for utter destruction…. …But God, You changed my course!” “God, You shifted me back onto Your path. I didn’t even know so much was going to change… But it… Read More 9.14.2020 – Change of Course

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9.13.2020 – Home Renovations Pt. 3

Who knew I’d be writing so much about our home renovations this week… Guess I should have known, because so often the Lord teaches me through things I can see in the natural, and things I go through in life—He often teaches me about the “unseen” through what I can see. ✍🏻 In case you… Read More 9.13.2020 – Home Renovations Pt. 3

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9.11.2020 – He Warns Us Because He Loves Us

We have an enemy who wants to see us “build in our own strength” and for our own glory… and then crumble….and stay eternally crumbled…that we would crumble and fall because of a “weak and unstable foundation”… But we have a God … Who wants to rebuild us to His original design—with Christ as our… Read More 9.11.2020 – He Warns Us Because He Loves Us

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9.10.2020 – Home Renovations Pt. 2

Renovations on our bedroom are going nicely this week… We seem to be mostly on track with the planned schedule this week, perhaps only a little behind, even though there were a lot of unexpected “foundational” issues that were discovered that needed to be repaired before we could move into “building”… Old damage to the… Read More 9.10.2020 – Home Renovations Pt. 2

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9.8.2020 – …You Planned the “Sweetest Victory!”

Our Heavenly Father delivers us from so much more than we realize… But when we begin to start “waking up”—when we begin realizing what’s real and true… When we begin to be able to see and recognize His ways… The “patterns” He uses in our lives—so precisely specific—a language He designed and created so that… Read More 9.8.2020 – …You Planned the “Sweetest Victory!”

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9.7.2020 – Home Renovations

Today we’re starting on another small phase of home renovations—at least for the next week. 🏡 Today is “demo day”, at least for the bedroom. We’re tearing down ALL of the walls in our bedroom, taking it down to the studs, closing in one of the doorways to make more wall space, and we’re widening… Read More 9.7.2020 – Home Renovations

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9.5.2020 – “God, You’re so much more wonderful than I ever expected!”

This morning as I was sitting here with the Lord, looking at some things with Him, something hit me….. this sort of realization mixed with joy.…. I wrote in my journal, attempting to describe this realization in words… “…it feels like communication and communion between me and the Lord has ‘opened up’… like some of… Read More 9.5.2020 – “God, You’re so much more wonderful than I ever expected!”

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9.4.2020 – It all flourishes from here…

So I’m still processing some things this morning… Isn’t it amazing how God can teach us foundational lessons through our dreams, and through the biblical interpretation of those dreams? He fills me with wonder every time He does that…every time He causes a dream to unfold, every time He gives understanding. ✨ He did it… Read More 9.4.2020 – It all flourishes from here…

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8.30.2020 – God wants to use your story, to radiate His glory!

My heart is so full this morning…💖🎉 As I was reflecting and writing some things down into my journal, suddenly I heard this phrase, and I thought perhaps it was for me to share with you this morning… “God can use your story, to radiate His glory!”💖✨ Not only can He…. He wants to! No… Read More 8.30.2020 – God wants to use your story, to radiate His glory!

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8.29.2020 – He Brings it to Light When the Time is Right

There are some fears that can hide in the deepest, darkest places of our hearts… But He’s so faithful to reveal these things to us, isn’t He? 💖 He does it out of love… He’s so faithful to bring them to light when the time is right. ☀️ Have you ever wondered if you’re afraid… Read More 8.29.2020 – He Brings it to Light When the Time is Right