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7.13.2020 – The Eye of the Storm

One of the things I struggle with… is where the feeling of being overwhelmed— wants to take me. Sure, there can be a good kind of “overwhelm”— but many times, I know it’s not such a good thing when I go into the place of being overwhelmed. “I CAN’T GET EVERYTHING DONE. I CAN’T DO… Read More 7.13.2020 – The Eye of the Storm

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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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7.10.2020 – I am not Defeated by my Weakness…

I’ve always felt like the “weakling” of the group. The “least” in many ways… I more than realize my lack of “ability” compared to all the others. “God why did You make me to be so weak and needy? Why did You make me to be so sensitive and soft? How can You use any… Read More 7.10.2020 – I am not Defeated by my Weakness…

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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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7.6.2020 – Childlike Hope

Sometimes I feel like I have this kind of “childlike hope” that is somewhat hidden within me… And I want to hang onto it with everything I’ve got, in spite of all the reports of things happening around us. On one hand I feel like a child and this hope is bursting within me, and… Read More 7.6.2020 – Childlike Hope

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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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6.30.2020 – More and More Alive

Goodness, it just hit me that we are halfway through this year. June has been quite an interesting month around planet earth. 🌎 My time at “34” is inching closer and closer to 35. Halfway to 40. 😬 Already got the white hairs to prove it! 😌 In some ways I feel ancient— as if… Read More 6.30.2020 – More and More Alive

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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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6.27.2020 – 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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6.21.2020 – “What if it was different then?”

I used to have panic attacks when I was alone at night time. Even as an adult, I would have to do things to distract myself so that I could eventually fall asleep… sometimes I did, and sometimes I didn’t. Anything little thing would spook me, thoughts and imaginations would go through my mind that… Read More 6.21.2020 – “What if it was different then?”

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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”