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8.4.19 – Surrounded by You

This morning I filled the last pages of my journal, wrapping that one up, thanking the Lord for what has been in this part of my journey, and I officially began my brand new, beautiful leather journal.

I am so looking forward to filling the pages of this brand new journal. 🥰

I love when I get to start the very first page of a brand new journal. It’s kind of like opening the doorway to a new season, this new journal…walking into all of the new things the Lord is wanting to do in my life, all of the things the Lord is wanting to speak to me, to show me, to teach me, to lead me into and through…

This morning, as I’ve reflected on a few things and finished out the last few pages of my journal, I am filled with so much gratitude and peace –I can feel the protection and the faithfulness of the Lord in my life. It seems more “real” to me than ever —so much so that I feel that I can almost reach out and touch it, like it’s this “protectiveness” around me. The protective, faithful love of my Heavenly Father, and the precious, purifying blood of Jesus covering me, with His light and love all around surrounding about me…I am covered, hidden, and protected under the most powerful and gentle wings…

I know it’s always been there, but now, it’s just so much more real and beautiful as I know that it’s there in such a real and vivid way. 🥰

You may laugh (because I did) but sometimes I feel like I’m living within a “bug zapper” haha! Not as pretty of a picture, but it’s one way to describe it. ☺️

“But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.” – 1 Thessalonians 3:3

“He’s the hope that holds me and the Stronghold to shelter me,
the only God for me, and my great confidence.” – Psalm 91:2 TPT

I am surrounded. I am kept. Do I really, truly grasp the reality of this? Does this truly set in? It seems more real to me now more than ever…

“You are my hiding place; You preserve me from trouble; You surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah.” – Psalm 32:7

‘For I,’ declares the LORD, ‘will be a wall of fire around her, and I will be the glory in her midst.'” – Zechariah 2:5

“Now may the Lord move your hearts into a greater understanding of God’s pure love for you and into Christ’s steadfast endurance…” – 1 Thessalonians 3:5 TPT

Thank you, Lord. ☀️May I never “get over” the fact that I am surrounded by You.

-Heather 🌺

2 thoughts on “8.4.19 – Surrounded by You

  1. Heather…
    Again.
    He has done it.
    With your help, HE has done it again.

    I have followed your blog endlessly. I have shared your “tears” post many times with the brethren… and here we are, HE IS ALMIGHTY in ways HE chooses to show us.

    There isn’t a way for you to understand the melody HE has unraveled before me while reading your post, but promise me when you read my comment you will thank HIM WITH ALL thanks to HIM!

    JESUS lives. ALWAYS. THANK YOU…

    1. Wow, Brooke! Praise God! It never ceases to amaze me at how the Lord can use the words I put on here, the way He can take words that I think couldn’t do very much, and He does something with them. Just amazes me every time and surprises me time and time again. I’m so glad to hear that He spoke to you through this post. Thank you, Jesus! I’m so glad you shared this with me, Brooke, thank you!

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