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8.1.2021 – Bright-Eyed

“The people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.”—Matthew 4:16 Oh Lord Jesus… ☀️ may the LIGHT of Your truth and Your love shine through and into… …into lives, into hearts into minds… May hearts be made able to… Read More 8.1.2021 – Bright-Eyed

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7.29.2021 – Wondering that leads to Wavering…

Do you ever feel the “wavering” as your mind gets caught up in “wondering“… Do you ever grow weary in the “pressing through”? “God, I’m pressing through… and I’m leaning on Your truth… and I’m waiting upon You… …but… I’m wondering if this “thing”—this thing that You’ve led me to…is really worth it. I’m wondering… Read More 7.29.2021 – Wondering that leads to Wavering…

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7.28.2021 – Ehud: Unlikely and Out of the Ordinary

Well, the Lord led me to a rather strange bible story this morning. And I have to admit—I don’t remember EVER being drawn to this passage before. It’s the story of Ehud in Judges 3:12-30. As I was reading about this “Ehud”… I couldn’t help but notice how it was pointed out that he was…… Read More 7.28.2021 – Ehud: Unlikely and Out of the Ordinary

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7.27.2021 – The Night Season

I’ve written about this before, but it’s on my heart again this morning… I used to be spooky-afraid of God. And the “Holy Spirit”… well, I didn’t think much about Him—I tried not to. And if I did, I was only spooked at the thought of Him being near. But I didn’t know Him. It… Read More 7.27.2021 – The Night Season

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7.26.2021 – Realizations of His Nearness

“Am I not a God near at hand”—God’s Decree—    “and not a God far off?Can anyone hide out in a corner    where I can’t see him?”        God’s Decree.“Am I not present everywhere,    whether seen or unseen?”        God’s Decree.”—Jeremiah 23:23-24 MSG “Look to the Lord and his strength;seek his face always.”—1 Chronicles 16:11 “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were… Read More 7.26.2021 – Realizations of His Nearness

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7.23.2021 – “Kept”

“The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand.”—Psalm 121:5 ESV Have you ever stopped… and realized that you’ve been “kept“? Guarded Protected… “It could be so much worse right now,” and you really don’t know how it’s not, …other than God. That’s how I felt yesterday when I was at my doctor’s appointment… You see,… Read More 7.23.2021 – “Kept”

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7.22.2021- Run, Hide, or Remain…

I don’t know about you… but sometimes God has to “nudge” me into situations that make me feel “uncomfortable“… I’ll find myself in situations… where I can choose to run, to hide… or to remain… If I run, or if I hide, I’ll miss out on what God wants to do, what He wants to… Read More 7.22.2021- Run, Hide, or Remain…

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7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.“—Ephesians 2:10 “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;You have anointed my head with oil;My cup overflows.“—Psalm 23:5 “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will… Read More 7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

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7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

“Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”—Matthew 13:32 Often times the “seed” that God is planting today is meant to flourish in its fullness —to “unfold” —to be “revealed”… Read More 7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

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7.14.2021 – Setting the Captives Free

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,    because the Lord has anointed meto bring good news to the poor;    he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,to proclaim liberty to the captives,    and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor…”—Isaiah 61:1-2 I came across a butterfly yesterday… 🦋 …it was trapped in… Read More 7.14.2021 – Setting the Captives Free

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7.13.2021 – An “Expression” of His Heart

“…God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.”—1 John 1:5 “The eyes of your spirit allow revelation-light to enter into your being. When your heart is open the light floods in. But when your heart is hard and closed, the light cannot penetrate and darkness takes its place. Open your heart and consider my words. Watch… Read More 7.13.2021 – An “Expression” of His Heart

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7.12.2021 – Created to Overcome

Have you ever just not wanted to be ‘you‘? …with all of the challenges and obstacles and struggles that you face in your life? “…if only I could be somebody else…” But what if… God knows what He’s doing? 💝 (and He does.) And what if… God is setting you up… for greatness for victory…… Read More 7.12.2021 – Created to Overcome

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7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

“Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.”—Psalm 143:8 “He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for the sake of His name.”—Psalm 23:3 God, I love You… Read More 7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

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7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

I was sitting here this morning, and as I wrote today’s date at the top of my journal, I immediately thought of, “Matthew 7:10” (which, I had no idea what verse it was off the top of my head) It says, “…or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?” This… Read More 7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

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7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

As I was sitting here with the Lord this morning, sharing my heart with Him, and seeking what is on His… I began to feel a deeper sense of “need“ …for “deep, daily revival“… “restoration, rejuvenation, or renewal of interest after spiritual neglect, oblivion, or obscurity” …And then I began to hear these lyrics: “I… Read More 7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

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7.6.2021 – “Light”

“What delight comes to the one who follows God’s ways! He won’t walk in step with the wicked, nor share the sinner’s way, nor be found sitting in the scorner’s seat. His passion is to remain true to the Word of “I AM,” meditating day and night on the true revelation of light. He will… Read More 7.6.2021 – “Light”