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12.5.2020 – Prepare your heart to seek the Lord 💗

This morning, 2 Chronicles 12:14 jumped out at me… “And he did evil, because he did not prepare his heart to seek the Lord.” This verse comes from the story of King Rehoboam (son of King Solomon) during the time of his reign. And I thought… Evil is all around us in the atmosphere, in… Read More 12.5.2020 – Prepare your heart to seek the Lord 💗

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12.4.2020 – “How am I gonna get through this…?”

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of something you never thought you’d be going through? Never saw it coming… It’s what “2020” has been for many of us. We’re living in a time where there is a tremendous need for strength and courage to “keep on keeping on.” Challenging situations, unexpected circumstances, interesting… Read More 12.4.2020 – “How am I gonna get through this…?”

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12.3.2020 – God’s Sonrise

The thing that’s on my heart this morning is very simple… There is hope. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” —1 Peter 1:3, NASB… Read More 12.3.2020 – God’s Sonrise

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12.2.2020 – He Chooses the “Smallest” and the “Least”

A reminder of who our God is… 💝💪☀️ The Song of Moses (Exodus 15, The Message Translation) 15 1-8 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to God, giving voice together, I’m singing my heart out to God—what a victory!    He pitched horse and rider into the sea.God is my strength, God is my song,    and, yes! God is my salvation.This is the kind of God… Read More 12.2.2020 – He Chooses the “Smallest” and the “Least”

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12.1.2020 – “At the Ready”

I have a note in my phone that I was reminded of this morning… It was something I had to jot down in the moment I heard it in my heart. “Be ready to be someone who God can use… at any given moment.“ Something about this got me excited, and hopeful, and charged up…and… Read More 12.1.2020 – “At the Ready”

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11.30.2020 – “The Lord is on my side, I will not fear!”

I woke up around 3 AM this morning, and happened across this from @blessedlifeofficial —I knew I needed to share it on here this morning. It ties right in with Psalm 118 that He’s highlighting to me this morning, and you know, it also ties into living “life” in this crazy world right now… And you… Read More 11.30.2020 – “The Lord is on my side, I will not fear!”

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11.29.2020 – When you don’t fit in, remember Who you belong to…

“But Lord, I feel like I don’t fit in? What if I don’t find a place to belong? I feel so different…” Have you ever had this heart-to-heart with the Lord? I have. Many, many times. And He’s so patiently reminded me of the truth, time and time again. You know, He’s so faithful to… Read More 11.29.2020 – When you don’t fit in, remember Who you belong to…

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11.28.2020 – Spirit and Truth

I’m so thankful that the Holy Spirit has led me into what is true… 💖☀️ I’m so thankful that He has made the truth of Jesus Christ, real and alive to me in my heart, and in my life. I’m thankful that He has done such a work in my heart, that I can know… Read More 11.28.2020 – Spirit and Truth

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11.27.2020 – God sees the sight from the other side of the hardship. 🌈

Have you ever cried out to God and said, “Father! Won’t You take this away from me? Please take this (trial/ storm/ pain /frustration /dilemma /weakness/ hardship) away….” And He doesn’t? At least, not right when you ask Him to take it away…not when you think you can’t deal with it any longer… Perhaps the… Read More 11.27.2020 – God sees the sight from the other side of the hardship. 🌈

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11.26.2020 – Enduring the Storm

I got slammed yesterday… It felt like a sudden burst of harsh wind that hit me…and, honestly, I got a little swept up in it. 🌬 And do you know, nothing horribly bad happened to me during my day? It was a good day, and yet… “Why was I feeling like it was just awful?”… Read More 11.26.2020 – Enduring the Storm

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11.25.2020 (Part 2) – “LIVE on the Scene”… of being “…right in the middle of the struggle…”

Can I just be honest right now? I felt like I was to write this “right now“… “LIVE on the scene” of this situation I’m going through as I type these words… Some days I struggle with insecurity so much… Sometimes it’s like it comes in like an ambush. And it’s like a “wrestling match.”… Read More 11.25.2020 (Part 2) – “LIVE on the Scene”… of being “…right in the middle of the struggle…”

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11.25.2020 – He’s “building” something in you…

Whenever you find yourself in the middle of something hard…. Whenever you find yourself in the middle of the pain… Know… Realize… Remember… That He is doing something precious and beautiful inside of you… Right “now”… 💖✍🏻 Whenever you feel that you don’t have what it takes… Whenever you feel that you are not enough…… Read More 11.25.2020 – He’s “building” something in you…

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11.24.2020 – Remember, He is like the Sunrise…

This morning I am finding rest in the truth… …that God’s Word does not return void. “So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.“—Isaiah 55:11 I am finding hope… Read More 11.24.2020 – Remember, He is like the Sunrise…

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11.23.2020 – He always plans on seeing us through!

I wanted to share this music with you this morning…. As I sat down with the Lord this morning, and I put on this music, I felt such a tender closeness with Him—a sense of “togetherness” with Him…a warmth, a comfort, a peace…. a sense of relief. I’m so thankful to be able to come… Read More 11.23.2020 – He always plans on seeing us through!

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11.22.2020 – “O God, don’t You see? Don’t You know?”

The Lord brought me to Psalm 83 this morning. It’s an intense Psalm, isn’t it? It’s very real in the way the psalmist has an open and honest heart-to-heart with God about his concerns… “Don’t you hear the tumult and commotion of your enemies? Don’t you see what they are doing, these proud men who… Read More 11.22.2020 – “O God, don’t You see? Don’t You know?”

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11.21.2020 – “Wallflower” or Real Flower?

I kind of think I was made to “grow into” my name. “Heather“ It means, “flowering.” It’s a kind of plant. —A small, tough, flowering, evergreen shrub that grows and flourishes in rocky areas. “The name Heather actually refers to a variety of small shrubs with pink or white flowers which commonly grow in rocky areas that… Read More 11.21.2020 – “Wallflower” or Real Flower?