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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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7.4.2020 – 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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6.26.2020 – 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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6.13.2020 – Walking into the Light

No matter how much we want a “blind” person to be able to “see” what we want them to see, to see the truth, if that person is “blind”…. they’re not going to be able to “see” it. It would take an act of God to remove the “blindness” that would allow that person to… Read More 6.13.2020 – Walking into the Light

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6.11.2020 – Letting go of “my way”…

Have you ever tried to “put your thinking cap on” and “think real hard?”….. And it didn’t seem to work? Have you ever tried to “remember that thing on the tip of your tongue” and it doesn’t seem to return to you until you’ve let go of the attempt to remember? I am learning that’s… Read More 6.11.2020 – Letting go of “my way”…

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6.4.2020 – The Sting of Rejection

I’m convinced that rejection is one of the most painful things a person can endure. There are many different forms of rejection, there are many different levels of it. Some kinds can be honestly unintentional and yet we still feel it, and other kinds of rejection can be about as mean-spirited as you can get.… Read More 6.4.2020 – The Sting of Rejection

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6.2.2020 – Facing the Wounds

I can’t get over how quickly this world can shift and change…almost overnight. How quickly these “waves” can come….how quickly these “waves” can cause destruction. I am unsure of exactly how to express what is on my heart right now, so perhaps I’ll do it this way… We have a Savior who is near the… Read More 6.2.2020 – Facing the Wounds

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5.24.2020 – Striving for Perfection

Have you ever felt the need to be “perfect”? Or to, at least… “appear” perfect? Have you ever found yourself tiring from striving to “get there”… and yet, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to get there? And then you come to this place…“I just don’t add up. I’m just not… Read More 5.24.2020 – Striving for Perfection

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5.17.2020 – For the one who feels ‘forgotten’…

For the one who feels “forgotten” or “unseen” in this time… I feel compelled to write something this morning… It’s a lie. It’s a dangerous lie that will take you down into a dark pit of bitterness and offense, if you allow it to take you there. I’ve seen it destroy people…a slow and miserable,… Read More 5.17.2020 – For the one who feels ‘forgotten’…

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5.15.2020 – “Girls with Swords”

Yesterday morning on my Facebook page I shared a quote from a “Facebook Memory” from that date, in the year 2016. “Our God loves triumphing over what looks impossible; therefore, he calls an ambush without any means of escape “an opportunity”!” ― Lisa Bevere, Girls with Swords: Why Women Need to Fight Spiritual Battles (Take note… Read More 5.15.2020 – “Girls with Swords”

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5.3.2020 – Saying “No” to the Trail of Distraction

I woke up and almost immediately, it was like my mind wanted to dwell on some things that frustrate me about myself… It was like I thought for a moment, that if I dwelled on this thing, if I took this little trail, and if I ran it through my head a few times, I’d… Read More 5.3.2020 – Saying “No” to the Trail of Distraction

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4.30.2020 – Heart Transformation

I remember a time that my heart was filled with such bitterness, I couldn’t experience and perceive God clearly. I had been “saved” years before, and I was excited about God around that time, but somehow the bitterness creeped in and took me over because I let it —the bitterness, the fear, the anger, the… Read More 4.30.2020 – Heart Transformation

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4.23.2020 – A world that is on the verge of a mental breakdown…

There is a quote in the Cinderella movie that I love so much… “Have courage and be kind.” —Cinderella There are so many people who are facing unimaginable hardships in the world right now. Someone that I love very much went through a mental breakdown yesterday. After trying very hard to hold everything together, everything… Read More 4.23.2020 – A world that is on the verge of a mental breakdown…

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4.3.2020 – A Deeper Understanding

Looking back over 2019, I can honestly say that it was one of the most challenging, uncertain, stressful, living-on-the-edge kind of years for us. 2019 was unlike any other kind of year I have ever experienced in my life. How? In the way 2019 stretched me… In the way it pressed me… 2019 felt like…”being… Read More 4.3.2020 – A Deeper Understanding

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3.29.2020 – The Hope of Promise

Yesterday was such an encouraging day for me. ☀️ It was the first day I’ve been well enough, to be able to solidly work outside… in what seems like forever. Simple things like raking leaves out of my flower beds, weeding, and getting them cleaned up, helping Jason to build our new raised beds… 🧑🏻‍🌾🌱🌷🦋🍃☀️All the… Read More 3.29.2020 – The Hope of Promise

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2.28.2020 – Refreshment to my Soul

Writing in my journal feels like taking a “deep breath” and then slowly letting it back out. 🍃 Writing to my Heavenly Father, and writing with Him, is such a wonderful time of refreshment to my soul. 🌱☀️ Never does it feel forced or pressured, but more like something I crave. This morning as I… Read More 2.28.2020 – Refreshment to my Soul