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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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9.21.2020 – Another Layer

I love it when the Lord leads me to my “archive” of old journals…. and He shows me which ones to take down from the shelf to browse through… When He does this, I know He’s going to reveal another layer that perhaps I’ve never seen before… and maybe I have seen it before, but… Read More 9.21.2020 – Another Layer

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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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9.14.2020 – Change of Course

Have you ever reflected upon your life—a pathway you were on, a direction you were headed…. And you realized… “….my how that changed. I was headed for utter destruction…. …But God, You changed my course!” “God, You shifted me back onto Your path. I didn’t even know so much was going to change… But it… Read More 9.14.2020 – Change of Course

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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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9.11.2020 – He Warns Us Because He Loves Us

We have an enemy who wants to see us “build in our own strength” and for our own glory… and then crumble….and stay eternally crumbled…that we would crumble and fall because of a “weak and unstable foundation”… But we have a God … Who wants to rebuild us to His original design—with Christ as our… Read More 9.11.2020 – He Warns Us Because He Loves Us

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9.10.2020 – Home Renovations Pt. 2

Renovations on our bedroom are going nicely this week… We seem to be mostly on track with the planned schedule this week, perhaps only a little behind, even though there were a lot of unexpected “foundational” issues that were discovered that needed to be repaired before we could move into “building”… Old damage to the… Read More 9.10.2020 – Home Renovations Pt. 2

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9.8.2020 – …You Planned the “Sweetest Victory!”

Our Heavenly Father delivers us from so much more than we realize… But when we begin to start “waking up”—when we begin realizing what’s real and true… When we begin to be able to see and recognize His ways… The “patterns” He uses in our lives—so precisely specific—a language He designed and created so that… Read More 9.8.2020 – …You Planned the “Sweetest Victory!”

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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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8.28.2020 – “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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8.25.2020 – “What is originating from my heart?”

…What is the condition of my heart? “But the LORD said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.“—1 Samuel 16:7 Something… Read More 8.25.2020 – “What is originating from my heart?”

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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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8.22.2020 – “Goo Gone”

Warning: If you can’t handle some cheesiness, then you may not want to read this. 🤓 Have you ever noticed and felt when a “twinge” of offense is trying to “stick” on you? Offense feels “sticky”… sin feels “sticky”… and then we end up getting ourselves stuck on other things because of it being stuck… Read More 8.22.2020 – “Goo Gone”