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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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8.6.2020 – Do you ever find yourself “wrestling”?

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”?

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8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

In the moment we take hold of His hand… He begins to prepare, sanctify, purify, dedicate, and reserve us—to make us holy and consecrated for His purpose… He takes us to a place of being “set apart”… “designated or separated for a particular use.” God’s ways are so far beyond our ways—He does things we… Read More 8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

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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…”

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7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The Voice”

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”

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7.28.2020 – He Restores Our Sight

Have you ever stopped and paid attention to the pictures and scenes that play in your mind… they often play so quickly and subtly that it’s easy to disregard them. Over the last couple of years, I’ve started paying attention. I’ve started realizing that this part of my mind is not meant to just be… Read More 7.28.2020 – He Restores Our Sight

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7.27.2020 – “Noise Cancellation”

Did you know that “criticism” is the same as “condemnation”? The definition of “criticism” is, “the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes.” “disapproval, fault-finding, denunciation, condemnation” Perhaps we’re learning to hold our tongue when it comes to criticizing others… …but what about that “inner critic”? Do we command… Read More 7.27.2020 – “Noise Cancellation”

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7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

When the battle is raging, and we begin to find ourselves growing weary, and we look around and see no light in sight… We can suddenly find ourselves in the place of almost giving up and losing hope. I’ve been there a time or two, have you? But just when I find myself getting to… Read More 7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

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7.20.2020 – Dismantling these “Ticking Time Bombs”

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”

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7.19.2020 – “I will show him My salvation…”

We can’t see the “full map” the way God can. He will show us glimpses, He will show us clues to keep leading us to the places we need to reach at the right times… …but there are reasons He doesn’t allow us to see the whole picture of the map. Why? Well, I don’t… Read More 7.19.2020 – “I will show him My salvation…”

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7.18.2020 – “I look for Your deliverance, Lord!”

“The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”—Psalm 34:17 The word “deliverance” means, “the action of being rescued or set free.” It can mean, to be carried through, with nothing but His strength. It can mean a believer being set free from demonic oppression. It can mean… Read More 7.18.2020 – “I look for Your deliverance, Lord!”

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7.17.2020 – The Next Bandaid

And just like that, I see it… Hand-in-hand with my Heavenly Father, He brings me to the next thing we’ll face together. So unexpectedly… A realization gently revealed to me… And He didn’t have to do it this way, a most kind and gentle way…but He did. 💝 He showed me a wound that had… Read More 7.17.2020 – The Next Bandaid

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7.16.2020 – The Place of Imagination

Had you ever been told as a kid, “You just have too big of an imagination!” …perhaps in response to something you were afraid of? Something that you cooked up in your wild imagination? Or in some kind of strange ungodly remark you might have made that came up and out from that place of… Read More 7.16.2020 – The Place of Imagination

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7.14.2020 – Cause & Effect

I love it when the Lord prompts me to take a journey back through my journals… Because I know that He’s wanting to remind me of something, or show me something brand new that I had never seen or noticed before. This morning, He did a little of both. 💖✨☀️ How He works so beautifully… Read More 7.14.2020 – Cause & Effect

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7.13.2020 – The Eye of the Storm

One of the things I struggle with… is where the feeling of being overwhelmed— wants to take me. Sure, there can be a good kind of “overwhelm”— but many times, I know it’s not such a good thing when I go into the place of being overwhelmed. “I CAN’T GET EVERYTHING DONE. I CAN’T DO… Read More 7.13.2020 – The Eye of the Storm

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7.12.2020 – “World Outside Your Window”

I love this new song by Hillsong Young & Free, how relevant it is for today… “World Outside Your Window” by Hillsong Young & Free “There’s a song that stirs the spiritAnd it calls the heart to lifeIt’s an anthem in the makingCan you feel it start to rise?Can you hear the generationsGetting louder over timeEvery son and every… Read More 7.12.2020 – “World Outside Your Window”