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7.12.2020 – “World Outside Your Window”

I love this new song by Hillsong Young & Free, how relevant it is for today… “World Outside Your Window” by Hillsong Young & Free “There’s a song that stirs the spiritAnd it calls the heart to lifeIt’s an anthem in the makingCan you feel it start to rise?Can you hear the generationsGetting louder over timeEvery son and every… Read More 7.12.2020 – “World Outside Your Window”

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7.11.2020 – Discovering Him for Eternity

Have you heard of “The Chosen” series? More than likely, you have… I was a little late in getting to it. I think everyone had already seen it by the time I started digging into it. But oh, how it wrecked me…. 😭and I’m talking a blubbering, snotty, all-choked up kind of mess… and it… Read More 7.11.2020 – Discovering Him for Eternity

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7.9.2020 – “…but God…”

All of the attacks on your life…. All of the things the enemy has tried in attempt to destroy you, to cause destruction in your life, to take you out, to take you down, to turn you against your Creator… …God already had your life in His hands—He already planned on using all of these… Read More 7.9.2020 – “…but God…”

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7.8.2020 – What if…

What if… You had to go through that hard thing… Because of the testimony you would gain… Because of the powerful story of salvation and deliverance that now belongs to you… And what if… The testimony of what God did in your life… Is now, what someone else so desperately needed to hear? What if… Read More 7.8.2020 – What if…

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7.7.2020 – A Recipe for a Life of Adventure

I love how the Passion Translation opens up a whole new and fresh way to look at the scriptures. I’d love to get a hard copy of this translation—and I have a feeling I would mark that thing up like crazy with all kinds of hearts and smilie faces and “bursts of light” from all… Read More 7.7.2020 – A Recipe for a Life of Adventure

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7.4.2020 – When He Sets Things Right

God, I love when You set things right. 💖✨ Relationships… Attitudes… Hearts… Vision… Pathways… Memories… Journeys… Our whole lives… Think of a time when you realized… that something has somehow changed… “I was there, now I am here. But how?” “I couldn’t stand this person, now I’m so grateful they’re in my life.” “I once… Read More 7.4.2020 – When He Sets Things Right

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6.29.2020 – Walking into the Light of His Truth

Why do I write these every day? I still ponder this question sometimes. I still don’t really know how or why it has happened this way… All I know, is that God often leads me to write, openly and vulnerably… about the things I deal with in my own heart, and about our beautiful times… Read More 6.29.2020 – Walking into the Light of His Truth

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6.28.2020 – “Come Close”

This morning as I was sitting here, I began to reflect on how I used to be so fearful of God, so uneasy around Him, and how I used to attempt to keep Him at “arms length” because I didn’t know that He was such a wonderful Heavenly Father—a wonderful Heavenly Father who delights in… Read More 6.28.2020 – “Come Close”

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6.27.2020 – An Oasis of Kindness in the Midst of Chaos

My husband and I are photographers, and over the last few years, we’ve been so privileged to do a lot of work for a local magazine where we get to visit different towns across the state, and we photograph different makers, and creators, and so many talented business owners across our beautiful state. Well, as… Read More 6.27.2020 – An Oasis of Kindness in the Midst of Chaos

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6.26.2020 – The Illusion of “How I feel.”

When I think of the word, “illusion” I think of “sight” mostly…. what I see. Like, what I am seeing with my physical eyes, how the situation seems to appear on the surface—I realize could be an “illusion” compared to what is really happening “under the surface” or in the unseen realm, which is more… Read More 6.26.2020 – The Illusion of “How I feel.”

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6.22.2020 – A Way (when there seems to be no way)

Have you ever had to tell your soul… “Be still, my soul…” Sometimes things don’t happen the way we’d expect, and fear and anxiety begin to creep in because we don’t like the looks of the situation… This morning I am remembering that no matter how things may seem, no matter where I am standing… Read More 6.22.2020 – A Way (when there seems to be no way)

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6.20.2020 – “I will Sing”

I discovered this song at just the perfect time yesterday… This new song by Sandra McCracken so lifted and encouraged me in a moment of frustration and discouragement. I was reminded (yet again) of exactly what I need to do in times like these —to just keep “singing” of His love and faithfulness, regardless of… Read More 6.20.2020 – “I will Sing”

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6.18.2020 – Part of the ‘Reason’ for the Struggle

This has been a “heart-to-heart” kind of morning… I was just sitting here, talking with the Lord about some things on my heart —specifically some “things” that seem to be a hinderance in my life, things that have been brought into the light and realized. Things that don’t align with His way, and His truth,… Read More 6.18.2020 – Part of the ‘Reason’ for the Struggle

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6.17.2020 – My way, or His Way?

Life isn’t going to be easy when you start choosing to face your fears… You’re not usually going to “feel” courageous, and you probably won’t even “look” courageous… and yet courage will be given to you. Even when you feel the smallest and the weakest and the most insignificant you have ever felt —courage will… Read More 6.17.2020 – My way, or His Way?

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6.16.2020 – “Father, I come to You, exactly where I’m at…”

“God, when is this ‘thing’ going to get any easier?” …This was the raw and honestly imperfect question on my heart this morning… And I knew it wasn’t really the “proper” sort of question to ask, and I knew it wasn’t really the right question to ask, but He already knew my heart. He already… Read More 6.16.2020 – “Father, I come to You, exactly where I’m at…”

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6.15.2020 – Understanding that can only come from Him

Have you ever heard someone tell a joke, and until they explain it to you, you just can’t seem to get it? You just don’t see it? Maybe it’s just me, but I usually don’t get “manufactured jokes.” My brain isn’t always the quickest. Every now and then I’ll get what they call a simple… Read More 6.15.2020 – Understanding that can only come from Him