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11.20.2021 – The sweetest times, often come out of the hardest times…

Could it be… that the sweetest times, come out of the most challenging times… the hardest times… For it can be in these times, that we encounter the sweetest, most tender times with the Lord. 💝✨ It is in these times, that we feel His closeness, and His strength the most. 💔🍃☀️ He’s with us… Read More 11.20.2021 – The sweetest times, often come out of the hardest times…

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10.27.2021 – Is it really “harmless”?

This morning as I was sitting here at the table, a memory came to mind… …it was a memory of a “season” or two from a dark time in my teenage years. And honestly, I have been wondering, off and on… if and when God would lead me to share about some things that I… Read More 10.27.2021 – Is it really “harmless”?

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10.26.2021 – The Adventure of Growing in Trust

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.”—Psalm 91:1-2 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge… Read More 10.26.2021 – The Adventure of Growing in Trust

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10.25.2021 – “Draw near, come into My Light…”

“But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.”—Psalm 73:28 “Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.“—Hebrews 10:22… Read More 10.25.2021 – “Draw near, come into My Light…”

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10.22.2021 – Relationship through His Word

This morning it took a little while before I was able to break through the “fog” and the distractions… It happens sometimes. I like to sit at my dining room table in the mornings, facing the window. My bible and journal open before me, a pen in hand… I like to sit and wait, while… Read More 10.22.2021 – Relationship through His Word

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10.21.2021 – He filled my heart with a new song…

When I was a little girl, God put a song deep in my heart. ❤️🎶 But there came a time… when the fear and the darkness seemed to overtake “my song” …and I shut down my voice. And there was a season in my life… when I thought I no longer had a song to… Read More 10.21.2021 – He filled my heart with a new song…

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10.16.2021 – Dear Heart…

Dear Heart, It’s okay to be “in-process”… It’s okay to be in that “in-between” place. It’s okay to be in the middle of sorting things out, to be in the middle of “working through“… …to have not yet reached the place of having “resolve”… of “making it through“… Dear Heart, it’s okay to be “a… Read More 10.16.2021 – Dear Heart…

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10.11.2021 – “Write every day down…”

I love these lines from a song by Jason Upton, “A lifetime can pass byAnd if we don’t watch itWe’ll miss all that it has to sayWrite every day down…” Every day—every “word, every page“ is worth… “writing down”… Because in Christ, our hope, our trust is in Him. And the pages of our “redemption… Read More 10.11.2021 – “Write every day down…”

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10.6.2021 – “I will praise You forever, O God, for what You have done. I will trust in Your good name…”

“I will praise You forever, Because You have done it; And in the presence of Your saints I will wait on Your name, for it is good.”—Psalm 52:9 NKJV This morning, I felt like the Lord wanted me to, “rest, reflect, and digest…” (I wasn’t exactly sure what that meant… until He led me into a couple of my old… Read More 10.6.2021 – “I will praise You forever, O God, for what You have done. I will trust in Your good name…”

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9.28.2021 – “Poetry”

Have you ever noticed when— ….every now and then… a song seems to really strike something deep inside of you? And you feel it… I came across a song yesterday, and it hit me this way. Thought perhaps I should share it on here today. 🎶☀️ It’s called, “Poetry” by Taylor Leonhardt. What a sweet,… Read More 9.28.2021 – “Poetry”

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9.15.2021 – The Living Word of a Living God

This morning, as I sat down with my coffee and opened my bible, I began to read where I opened to… Suddenly, as I was reading a verse, I was able to recall a dream I had last night. It began just flowing back into my mind… Now, how did that happen? What sparked that… Read More 9.15.2021 – The Living Word of a Living God

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9.10.2021 – Written Into His Story

“Bring My sons from afar, and My daughters from the ends of the earth— everyone called by My name and created for My glory, whom I have indeed formed and made.”—Isaiah 43:6-7 Berean Study Bible It’s wild how intense the “wrestling match” of the soul can be sometimes… And God allows us to feel the tug, the pull, the back and forth…… Read More 9.10.2021 – Written Into His Story

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9.2.2021 – There is No “End” to Discovering Him

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”—John 1:1 “Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.”—Psalm 90:2 “For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not… Read More 9.2.2021 – There is No “End” to Discovering Him

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Lost & Found

Have you ever lost something that was meaningful to you? Have you ever had something very precious stolen from you? Destroyed? Demolished? “Gone?“… But what if… that thing is also meaningful in God’s heart and it has already been recorded and established and safely kept in eternity?💖✍ And what if… nothing that truly matters has… Read More Lost & Found

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Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

“O send out your light and your truth;       let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill       and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God,       to God my exceeding joy; and I will praise you with the harp,       O God, my God.”… Read More Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

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Remember: You are NOT what you face.

I’ve struggled with social anxiety, in some way, shape, or form, for most of my life… Sometimes it’s not so bad, and other times it seems to sneak up on me just when I think I’m doing better in facing it. In many ways, things have gotten easier in the last few years of my… Read More Remember: You are NOT what you face.