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1.19.2021 – He cares about the condition of our “foundations”…

Our God knows our hearts… “…for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”—1 Samuel 16:7 And our God cares enough about our hearts, about our “foundations“… the “foundational condition” of our hearts… …that He will sometimes allow us to go through some… Read More 1.19.2021 – He cares about the condition of our “foundations”…

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1.18.2021 – But He sees beyond…

I came across this quote this morning… “God will let you walk into uncomfortable situations where all you can do is rely on Him. Don’t be anxious. He’s about to show you He is faithful.” And as I read this quote I felt such a witness— such a “connection”— a “spark in my heart”…from remembering… Read More 1.18.2021 – But He sees beyond…

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1.16.2021 – I was the “one”…

I was the “one“… I was the “one” who hid myself away in bitter silence… I was the “one” who felt I could never belong… I was the “one” who almost gave up hope in the darkness… I was that “one”… But… I was the “one” …You didn’t forget… And I was the “one” You… Read More 1.16.2021 – I was the “one”…

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1.15.2021 – …And then He gives us “Insight” into the “Hindsight”

I don’t know that I’ll be able to convey or explain the sense of excitement that is in my heart this morning… ? There is a “giddiness” that is exploding in my heart—and I don’t even fully understand it in my mind right now. I can’t quite put my finger on it just yet… It’s… Read More 1.15.2021 – …And then He gives us “Insight” into the “Hindsight”

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1.13.2021 – The “Wolves” often come dressed in “Sheep’s clothing”…

This morning, I was talking with the Lord about the fact that we are living in such a time of great “deception”… We’ve got people screaming over here that they have “the truth” and we’ve got people over there screaming that they have “the truth”…. but how can we really know when we are being… Read More 1.13.2021 – The “Wolves” often come dressed in “Sheep’s clothing”…

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1.12.2021 – Just a reminder…

Sometimes God prevents things from happening… …He puts a stop to an attempt of the enemy… And sometimes… God allows us to go through something for a season because He knows it’ll backfire on the enemy and work out for good—REAL‘ good… …as God does what only HE can orchestrate, what only HE can piece… Read More 1.12.2021 – Just a reminder…

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1.11.2021 – He tears down, to build and to plant… ??

God has a way… …of doing what needs to be done… He digs into problems to fix them, to heal them, to repair them, to redeem… He’s a God who sets things right, in His time, in His way… And how does He choose to do these things? He uses us. He chooses to use… Read More 1.11.2021 – He tears down, to build and to plant… ??

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1.9.2021 – “…but we have the mind of Christ.”

“Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.“—Colossians 3:2 I am here to tell you, that you can live in this time—in the midst of all of the chaos, in the midst of all that is being said and done in the “world” of social media, in the… Read More 1.9.2021 – “…but we have the mind of Christ.”

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1.8.2021 – Living in a World of “Funhouse” Mirrors

He knew it would be this way… Living this life here, in this kind of world, in this day… He knew that His people would be living here in “this“…. in the midst of all of “this“…. mirages, holograms, smoke and distorted mirrors, a crazy carnival-like “Funhouse.” Schemes of deception. Attempts of destruction. Our Heavenly… Read More 1.8.2021 – Living in a World of “Funhouse” Mirrors

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1.7.2021 – Don’t give up in the time of waiting…

What is it about “waiting” that can be so hard? “Therefore, return to your God,Observe kindness and justice,And wait for your God continually.“—Hosea 12:6 There are many of us who have fought, pressed through, kept going, not given up…. and yet when we get to the part of “waiting” in time of unknown…. when God… Read More 1.7.2021 – Don’t give up in the time of waiting…

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1.6.2021 – “If you look for Me wholeheartedly, you will find Me”

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”—Matthew 5:8 “Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.”—Psalm 119:18 “Learn this well: unless you receive the revelation of the kingdom realm the same way a little child receives it, you will never be able to enter in.”—Luke 18:17… Read More 1.6.2021 – “If you look for Me wholeheartedly, you will find Me”

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1.5.2021 – Rejoice in His Word!

This morning, I’m zeroing in on the reminders that have been written and established in the scriptures. His Word is sure—the victory has already been won. The victory always has been the Lord’s, and it always will be. No matter what we are facing right now in our lifetime, we can rest and find joy… Read More 1.5.2021 – Rejoice in His Word!

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1.1.2021 – “Healing” is a Process

I have to admit, it’s rather strange for the year of 2020 to have already flown by… There are so many people who’ve just wanted “rid” of this year of 2020. I get it. For many, 2020 has been extremely painful. ? For many, their hearts have broken, in the year of “2020.” But I… Read More 1.1.2021 – “Healing” is a Process

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12.31.2020 – “Oh, the times we’ve shared!” ❤️

“I will give thanks to You, Lord, with all my heart;    I will tell of all Your wonderful deeds.“—Psalm 9:1 God never ceases to amaze me —I cherish the times when He leads me back through an old journal… Oh the things He shows me and reveals to me in the deepest places of my heart…within the… Read More 12.31.2020 – “Oh, the times we’ve shared!” ❤️

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12.28.2020 – It’s never “game over” for the children of God!

First, I have to share a picture of this beautiful candle a couple of dear friends gave to me yesterday. It has my name on it and it makes the most beautiful display of light. I love it. What a sweet surprise! ?? Speaking of “light” —as I’m sitting here at the table this morning,… Read More 12.28.2020 – It’s never “game over” for the children of God!

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12.27.2020 – Giving “Voice” to His Word, Setting His Plans in Motion…

This morning has been very strange… I’ve wrestled for about an hour to “break through”…. whatever “this” is—it honestly feels like I’m “blocked” as I’m writing these words… Feels like I’m almost “numb”… So I brought it to the Lord. I presented it to Him. “Lord, what is this? What do I need to do?”… Read More 12.27.2020 – Giving “Voice” to His Word, Setting His Plans in Motion…