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…”
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
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…”
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
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
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!”
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!
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
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
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”
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”
God allows us to “wrestle” through things, sometimes… Have you ever felt you’ve had to “wrestle” your way through something? To “wrestle” means, “to struggle with a difficulty or problem.” Maybe you’re wrestling with a series of circumstances… Maybe you’re wrestling with a lack of understanding or clarity or because of being in a scary… Read More 8.6.2020 – Do you ever find yourself “wrestling”?
This morning as I was sitting here, I thought of the term, “black sheep.” This term means, “a member of a family or group who is regarded as a disgrace to them.” “In the English language, black sheep is an idiom used to describe an odd or disreputable member of a group, especially within a family. The… Read More 8.1.2020 – This goes out to the “Black Sheep”
There is a battle raging… …and it’s all about “the voice.” My voice, your voice, the voice of the body of Christ as a whole. What happens when the enemy finds a way to “silence” us? To “shut us down” in response to fear. To “shame” us. To “disqualify” us. To “muzzle” us… To shut… Read More 7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The Voice”
Some mornings, I’m surprised by how much “comes up” from within me onto the page… And other mornings, I feel as though I’m still processing what the Lord is wanting me to process by the time He leads me to go ahead and start typing. When I am in process, I tend to be shorter… Read More 7.26.2020 – The Beauty of the Process
Over the last few years, my life has felt like a time of constant “testing” — a journey of the revealing of things “hiding” deep within my heart. You see, I asked the Lord to help me in dealing with my heart, I asked Him to help me and to transform me… and, boy has… Read More 7.20.2020 – Dismantling these “Ticking Time Bombs”