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2.29.2020 – “My All in Thee”

My All in Thee by Young Oceans When gracious Lord, when shall it beThat earth will find her all in Thee?The fullness of Thy promise, proveSeal me with Thy eternal love Thee, only Thee I’m fain to findI cast the world and sin behindO my Redeemer, hear this pleaAnd let me find my all in… Read More 2.29.2020 – “My All in Thee”

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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

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2.15.2020 – Didn’t expect this in my story…

Have you ever stopped and looked at your life, and thought… “Life is so different than I ever would have ever expected it to be.” I look back at all the twists and turns, all the changes of scenery along the way… this “adventurous trail”… Life. It’s full of unexpected things. It’s full of challenge.… Read More 2.15.2020 – Didn’t expect this in my story…

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1.17.2020 – Life: This Beautiful, Mysterious Adventure

He’s a God of mysteries…. But I love that He likes to let us in on some of His secrets –and it’s not in a way that makes us think we’ve got Him all “figured out”….. ha! 🧐No, but it’s in this way that leads us into this place of even more awe and wonder,… Read More 1.17.2020 – Life: This Beautiful, Mysterious Adventure

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1.14.2020 – “Just look at what He’s led us through…✨”

Jason and I were just talking yesterday, about how our lives are in such a different place than a year ago… My, how God has taken us through a challenging season. My, how He worked a miracle to transform our lives in such a way… My, how amazing it is to be able to see… Read More 1.14.2020 – “Just look at what He’s led us through…✨”

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1.2.2020 – Responding to His Invitation

Cleansing, renewal, revival, death to the old self and life to the new….. consecration, submission, obedience… It’s a different way to look at baptism, isn’t it? The Lord can do many different things through this act of obedience. He can do whatever kind of work He wants to do within us because we are surrendering… Read More 1.2.2020 – Responding to His Invitation

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12.31.19 – Grateful for the strengthening of 2019, ready see what 2020 will bring…

2019…… wow. There is something significant and “final” about today –December 31st of 2019. Something about this day makes me want to be especially careful with my words about 2019, honoring everything God did within this last year, remaining thankful for it, appreciative, and honoring of every single moment. Today is the day of crossing… Read More 12.31.19 – Grateful for the strengthening of 2019, ready see what 2020 will bring…

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12.18.19 – When Dreams Come True

Well, this morning has been interesting… Side note: Sometimes when I first sit down, it seems like, “Am I going to have anything to write today, right now it seems highly unlikely?” and yet each day, the Lord has given me a direction and words to write since I’ve started writing on this blog daily.… Read More 12.18.19 – When Dreams Come True

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12.3.19 – He might just surprise you…

The Lord corrected me yesterday……in the most beautiful and “surprising” way. ✨ I’ve been corrected by God many, many times, but never has a correction felt so gentle and loving as this one did. It makes me melt with tears just to think about it His tenderness. His goodness. It didn’t feel like what I… Read More 12.3.19 – He might just surprise you…

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7.30.19 – The “tearing down” and the “building up”…

Yesterday I was 33, today I am 34. Isn’t that wild how fast it happens? 🧐 “33” has been a significant year for me –I remember thinking it would be. “33” felt like the start of something new… and that something was “just around the corner” in our lives. There has been a whole lot… Read More 7.30.19 – The “tearing down” and the “building up”…

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7.2.19 – The Truth About Weaknesses

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and I will help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 Here’s a thought I woke up with this morning… What if our weaknesses were really our “secret… Read More 7.2.19 – The Truth About Weaknesses

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5.26.19 – “Call me out of where I’ve been”

This is such a simple song, but the depth…. wow. “Call Me” by United Pursuit “Call me, call me out of where I’ve been Call me out of where I’ve been Take me, take me near to Your heart Take me near to Your heart Wake me to the river that flows, that flows down… Read More 5.26.19 – “Call me out of where I’ve been”

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4.24.19 – Life Tools

This morning, as I sit here, I keep seeing all the ways the Lord has used photography as a “tool” in my life. I keep seeing the pattern of all the different ways it has shaped me. I can see God’s hand –I can see His fingerprints all over it. When He wanted to help… Read More 4.24.19 – Life Tools

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12.20.18 – He Who Promised is Faithful

I am realizing that sometimes when facing trials that feel familiar to us, it’s easy to think that we’ve not really come all that far in life, or that we’re behind, or that we’ve failed to succeed. That we’ve come back round’ the mountain. I know that’s not true. It’s like I’m in a place… Read More 12.20.18 – He Who Promised is Faithful

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12.11.18 – Complementary Couple

If you know my husband Jason, then you know Jason. 🙂 Best described as an all-around good guy, big heart, unreal sense of vision, highly creative, sweet and silly, genuine and down to earth, can do anything he puts his mind and heart into, and is often quite spontaneous. We’ve discovered that we are both… Read More 12.11.18 – Complementary Couple

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11.16.18 – An “unusual” morning…

Today I am going to go ahead and start writing, even though I don’t exactly know where this post will go. This could lead to some rambling, so just beware and prepare yourself up front. 🙂 So this morning started with an unusual twist! I found myself studying science. Haha Very strange for me. Extremely… Read More 11.16.18 – An “unusual” morning…