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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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9.21.2020 – 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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9.19.2020 – 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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9.13.2020 – 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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9.8.2020 – …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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9.3.2020 – “Point out anything that offends You…”

So, you know this verse? “Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.”—Psalm 139:24 Note to Self: Don’t be fooled into thinking you’ll be able to get away with praying this verse to the Lord and He not point out the things in your heart that… Read More 9.3.2020 – “Point out anything that offends You…”

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9.1.2020 – Treasures Hidden in Creation

Over the last couple of years, it’s like I’ve been in this time of realization… Realization of just how much God uses the things in the natural—in creation, in what manifests in our lives, in what we can see with our eyes…. how all of this in the natural can give us clues and hints… Read More 9.1.2020 – Treasures Hidden in Creation

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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

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8.28.2020 – “Surprise!”

I love it when the Lord just completely wrecks me in my time with Him…. 😭❤️ …when I’m quick to feel whatever it is that He wants me to feel and know deeply within my heart. A deeper than deep kind of realization. 💖 An area of my heart awakening to what feels almost like… Read More 8.28.2020 – “Surprise!”

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8.25.2020 – “What is originating from my heart?”

…What is the condition of my heart? “But the LORD said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.“—1 Samuel 16:7 Something… Read More 8.25.2020 – “What is originating from my heart?”

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8.24.2020 – God Uses Our Failures to Propel us Forward

Have you ever paid attention to the patterns in your life? What about this one… …an area or a situation that you feel like you “failed” in… Could be one failure, or it could be a “time and time again” kind of failure… You maybe didn’t have the right reaction, maybe you chickened out or… Read More 8.24.2020 – God Uses Our Failures to Propel us Forward

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8.23.2020 – Mockery

Do you guys know that yesterday, I cringed so much at my self about something… well, part of it was because my husband, Jason picked on me a little bit (because he also knows what’s good for me). He wasn’t doing it to be mean… …I think the Lord was using him to help me… Read More 8.23.2020 – Mockery

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8.21.2020 – “Official Portrait”

A “portrait” is defined as: “a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of a person in a still… Read More 8.21.2020 – “Official Portrait”

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8.20.2020 – A New Way of Thinking

I’m the kind of girl… who’ll get stuck in my own way of thinking if I’m not nudged or sometimes “shaken” out of that way of thinking… …”old and stale” ways of thinking…. the same old things…the same old ways… Ways of thinking that “aren’t alive” anymore… But God is doing a new thing! He’s… Read More 8.20.2020 – A New Way of Thinking