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4.20.2022 – “…but I’ll simply continue trusting You.”

Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💝 Thank You for what You’re doing in my life that I cannot see… The pieces that You are orchestrating… …that I do not understand. I know You do it this way for a purpose for a time for a season sometimes… And while I may not understand or see what… Read More 4.20.2022 – “…but I’ll simply continue trusting You.”

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4.7.2022 – So I’m going through this thing right now…

So I’m going through this thing right now… You see, “writing” has been “what I do”… …my preferred way of communication… The words have flowed onto the page every day for a few years now, and really, for most of my life, off and on… And while I still write in my every day for… Read More 4.7.2022 – So I’m going through this thing right now…

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3.31.2022 – I no longer write on this blog every day…

I no longer write on this blog every day… (There, I said it… …and do you know how much I’ve wrestled with it?) Do I still write? Yes. Will I still write? I sure hope so! But things have changed a lot in my life, and things have changed a lot in my writing, or… Read More 3.31.2022 – I no longer write on this blog every day…

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3.7.2022 – God isn’t “complicated”…

…but He is complex. A lot of times God does things much differently than we expect. His ways are not our ways. We must learn to draw closer, draw nearer, and look closely… to see Him, and to understand. But that doesn’t mean that God is “complicated“… He’s complex. 🌈 But He makes it simple… Read More 3.7.2022 – God isn’t “complicated”…

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2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

One of the things I am learning about living life in the midst of facing fears and anxiety, is learning to accept… that fear and anxiety might not always just “go away” when I’d like them to “just go away.” Learning to accept… that I won’t always be swept up and “rescued” from all of… Read More 2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

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2.12.2022 – I love writing, but…

I think I’m processing through life a little differently these days… So much of what I’ve written about on this blog, so far, has been my journey of processing through pain fear anxiety uncertainty challenges insecurities honest struggles… Perhaps the over-abundance of words has come from all the years and years of these kinds of… Read More 2.12.2022 – I love writing, but…

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1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life

“…write about exactly where you are.” So where am I? Well, there are some days when the words seem to flow, and flow, and overflow onto this page… …and there are other days–or what can feel like mini “seasons”… where the flow seems to be dried out. It’s the ebb. The words don’t seem to… Read More 1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life

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1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

This is what seems to be flowing onto the page this morning… “I chose you, when you didn’t think anyone would ever want to choose you. …but I chose you. I chose you to do the work of My heart to be My child of light in the dark when you never thought you could… Read More 1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

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12.25.2021 – A little Christmas gift…

So I thought the story of “The Small One” might be fitting for this Christmas… There is something about this precious Christmas story that touches my heart in the sweetest, most tender way. 💝 And speaking of little donkeys… I thought I’d share a few photos of me with my Christmas gift this year… little… Read More 12.25.2021 – A little Christmas gift…

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12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

I saw a post on the She Rises Instagram, and I wanted to share it because I feel that it’s such a key reminder in this time we are living in. It applies to every moment—every kind of situation of every day. I also love the simplicity of the way it’s expressed… And I am… Read More 12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

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12.16.2021 – Watch for Glimpses

I love the way God uses the “things of life” that we can compare and contrast… …these real-life “parables” that He uses to give us deeper understanding. A few years ago, the Lord led me to search into the ‘meaning’ of my name. And one of the things I felt like He showed me, was… Read More 12.16.2021 – Watch for Glimpses

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12.11.2021 – Landscape Architect

God is like a Landscape Architect. He designs every plant, so perfectly into place… For He has the perfect landscape plan. And He has in mind… when it is the perfect time for each flower, every tree, every plant to flourish and shine… He is the One who makes things grow. He is the One… Read More 12.11.2021 – Landscape Architect

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12.10.2021 – Learning to be Led

Have you ever just automatically “drawn a line” about something that you’re not completely sure about? “Let’s just decide about this thing right now, I’m not completely sure about this thing, but I’d rather just draw a protective line than face my questions and uncertainty about it.” So you draw a line, you toss it… Read More 12.10.2021 – Learning to be Led

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12.9.2021 – What “Relationship” means to Him…

I’ve been reflecting on this year, 2021… What an interesting year. 📆 For me, this year has been filled with things to overcome. I think it was back in 2020, I had a dream… Basically, the meaning of this dream was that God was going to take me through a change in my thinking. He… Read More 12.9.2021 – What “Relationship” means to Him…

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12.6.2021 – God is a “Planner”

“The plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations.”—Psalm 33:11 Do you know that our God is a “planner“? He is! He is such a planner. He makes good plans, and He has a good plan in His heart for me and for you. It’s okay for us… Read More 12.6.2021 – God is a “Planner”

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12.3.2021 – Learning to be okay with being me, imperfectly…

Can I be honest? I’ve been struggling in my mind lately. I’ve been struggling with some of the things that have come into the light within my heart… Just when things seem to be smooth-sailing for a bit, I seem to run into the next thing to overcome. But I’m thankful that the journey is… Read More 12.3.2021 – Learning to be okay with being me, imperfectly…