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9.23.2020 – “Hidden” Lessons

Have you ever wondered if God was “holding something back” from you? Or “holding you back” from something? The door won’t seem to open for you? I notice that my mind often tries to take over in times like these… Or my emotions… Wondering this or wondering about that… In times like these, we might… Read More 9.23.2020 – “Hidden” Lessons

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9.22.2020 -“Father, may Your will be done…”

As I was listening to a teaching message yesterday, I heard a quote that just jumped out at me and stuck with me… “…but if you’re not purged of that which would stop you from saying ‘yes” (to God)… the reason why God put you here will never happen. You have to be purged of… Read More 9.22.2020 -“Father, may Your will be done…”

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9.20.2020 – Let it take you into His presence…

There’s something about a challenge… a hard time, a trial, an inability, inadequacy, insecurity…. rejection, a moment of weakness, a moment of failure, a moment of pain… …that drives us straight into the arms of our Heavenly Father. 💝 Let it take you there…✨Let it drive you straight to His heart… 💝 You’ll be wrapped… Read More 9.20.2020 – Let it take you into His presence…

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9.19.2020 – Walking in Awe and Wonder

This morning, as I sat down with my Heavenly Father, I just began to share with Him, all the things that He already knows, of course 😌…. but I shared these things with Him from the deep places of my heart—a daughter who needed to sit down and talk with her Heavenly Father about a… Read More 9.19.2020 – Walking in Awe and Wonder

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9.18.2020 – “He drew me up from the pit of destruction…”

So I’m not going to apologize for the plethora of metaphors that I’ve used in this post. 🤓 But don’t worry, I don’t think I put any dad jokes in there…😆 You see, me and God are working on this thing, where I learn to not care about what anybody may or may not think… Read More 9.18.2020 – “He drew me up from the pit of destruction…”

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9.15.2020 – You’re Safe with Him

Have you ever had days when you just feel “broken open” before the Lord? I felt like that all morning yesterday….and it wasn’t as much in my early morning time with the Lord… it was while I was vacuuming 💗… tears, broken open—and it was in the most refreshing way. ⛲️ And it’s like through… Read More 9.15.2020 – You’re Safe with Him

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9.12.2020 – Small Awakenings

I used to think that God didn’t really actually (literally) speak to us…. …other than through what He wanted to show us in His Word, or perhaps through the message of a preacher… For a lot of my life I believed it was good to pray, to speak to God, but I didn’t really expect… Read More 9.12.2020 – Small Awakenings

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8.30.2020 – God wants to use your story, to radiate His glory!

My heart is so full this morning…💖🎉 As I was reflecting and writing some things down into my journal, suddenly I heard this phrase, and I thought perhaps it was for me to share with you this morning… “God can use your story, to radiate His glory!”💖✨ Not only can He…. He wants to! No… Read More 8.30.2020 – God wants to use your story, to radiate His glory!

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8.29.2020 – He Brings it to Light When the Time is Right

There are some fears that can hide in the deepest, darkest places of our hearts… But He’s so faithful to reveal these things to us, isn’t He? 💖 He does it out of love… He’s so faithful to bring them to light when the time is right. ☀️ Have you ever wondered if you’re afraid… Read More 8.29.2020 – He Brings it to Light When the Time is Right

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8.28.2020 – “Surprise!”

I love it when the Lord just completely wrecks me in my time with Him…. 😭❤️ …when I’m quick to feel whatever it is that He wants me to feel and know deeply within my heart. A deeper than deep kind of realization. 💖 An area of my heart awakening to what feels almost like… Read More 8.28.2020 – “Surprise!”

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8.24.2020 – God Uses Our Failures to Propel us Forward

Have you ever paid attention to the patterns in your life? What about this one… …an area or a situation that you feel like you “failed” in… Could be one failure, or it could be a “time and time again” kind of failure… You maybe didn’t have the right reaction, maybe you chickened out or… Read More 8.24.2020 – God Uses Our Failures to Propel us Forward

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8.23.2020 – Mockery

Do you guys know that yesterday, I cringed so much at my self about something… well, part of it was because my husband, Jason picked on me a little bit (because he also knows what’s good for me). He wasn’t doing it to be mean… …I think the Lord was using him to help me… Read More 8.23.2020 – Mockery

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8.21.2020 – “Official Portrait”

A “portrait” is defined as: “a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of a person in a still… Read More 8.21.2020 – “Official Portrait”

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8.10.2020 – The “Foreshocks”

We had a 5.1 earthquake in North Carolina yesterday—apparently it was the first one of this kind of magnitude we’ve had in the state in over 100 years. We’re definitely not used to earthquakes around here—at least not the natural ones. As I was reading about the earthquake in the news yesterday, the thing I… Read More 8.10.2020 – The “Foreshocks”

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8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

I’m realizing that…often the things we think matter, really don’t matter as much as the things we think are “too little” to matter. (oops…is that a tongue twister? 😆) There are things that we think, don’t matter…. and they actually really DO matter, a whole lot. “Little things are indeed little, but to be faithful… Read More 8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

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8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”

Good Morning, Father. 💖☀️ Thank You for Your Holy Spirit, who teaches me and leads me and deals with all my ways, and shows me the way…. by Your Holy Spirit I am helped into the place of being able to encounter Your heart, Father. 💝✨ Heavenly Father, it is Your heart to love me… Read More 8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”