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“Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love…”

“What marvelous love the Father has extended to us! Just look at it—we’re called children of God! That’s who we really are. But that’s also why the world doesn’t recognize us or take us seriously, because it has no idea who he is or what he’s up to. 2-3 But friends, that’s exactly who we are:… Read More “Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love…”

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The deadly desire to be “more like them” and “less like me”…

I want to be honest about something… There is a desire—a struggle that sometimes rises up from within my soul… …it’s a desire to be “more like ‘them’, and less like me“… And I don’t like it, I don’t want to see it… but when it rises to the surface I must face it, I… Read More The deadly desire to be “more like them” and “less like me”…

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Spiritual Nourishment

“O God, how extravagant is your cherishing love!    All mankind can find a hiding place    under the shadow of your wings.8 All may drink of the anointing from the abundance of your house.    All may drink their fill from the rivers of Eden.9 The fountain of life flows from you to satisfy me.    In your light of holiness we receive the light of revelation.“—Psalm 36:7-9 TPT… Read More Spiritual Nourishment

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Better than we can imagine…

“I don’t think the way you think.    The way you work isn’t the way I work.”        God’s Decree.“For as the sky soars high above earth,    so the way I work surpasses the way you work,    and the way I think is beyond the way you think.Just as rain and snow descend from the skies    and don’t go back until they’ve… Read More Better than we can imagine…

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For Great is Your Mercy, You Deliver my Soul from Darkness

“Teach me more about you, how you work and how you move,    so that I can walk onward in your truth    until everything within me brings honor to your name.With all my heart and passion I will thank you, my God!    I will give glory to your name, always and forever!You love me so much, and you have… Read More For Great is Your Mercy, You Deliver my Soul from Darkness

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Breaking loose of the old, stepping into the new…

When God moves… I want to move with Him. I do not want to be left behind in whatever it is that I’m clinging to. And so… I move on, I move forward with Him… …into the “new” into all that He has for me to step into. My God…💝 …I’m coming with You. 🏃🏻‍♀️🌅… Read More Breaking loose of the old, stepping into the new…

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A Grand Opportunity

Do you know how you “know things”… …and then the Lord takes you into a “deeper knowing” of that particular thing? Not in an intellectual way— but in a “heart-knowing” kind of way… A deeper realization… An “understanding” that you didn’t have before. A “seeing” that you couldn’t see before. But now there’s a clearing…… Read More A Grand Opportunity

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Drawing us Into His Heart

This morning feels so simple… Short and sweet. 🧁 I don’t feel wordy, and that is okay. 😆 Father, thank You… 💝 for the one, true Way to Your heart— through our Lord, Jesus Christ. 🌹 And thank You, Father… for the multifaceted, multicolored ways—in Christ, through Christ… the ways of Your Spirit, that You… Read More Drawing us Into His Heart

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The Wrestling Match of the Soul

“So then, my dear ones, just as you have always obeyed [my instructions with enthusiasm], not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, continue to work out your salvation [that is, cultivate it, bring it to full effect, actively pursue spiritual maturity] with awe-inspired fear and trembling [using serious caution and… Read More The Wrestling Match of the Soul

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May we remain Highly Sensitive— to the Cross of Christ…

“For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring you to God, after being put to death in the fleshly realm but made alive in the spiritual realm.“—1 Peter 3:18 This morning the Lord took me into the Gospel of John. And I found myself picturing…… Read More May we remain Highly Sensitive— to the Cross of Christ…

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He is doing a GOOD thing in your midst!

Have you ever had a situation or circumstance in your life… …and no one seems to have the answers for you? No one seems to have “the solution”… to the thing that you face. No one knows exactly how to fix this “thing”… And you feel kind of “stuck” with it… …at least for now.… Read More He is doing a GOOD thing in your midst!

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“Father, what do YOU desire to write upon my heart?”

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”—Psalm 51:10 “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life…”—Proverbs 4:23 “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.”–Psalm 19:14… Read More “Father, what do YOU desire to write upon my heart?”

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An Opportunity to Step into the New

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”— Isaiah 43:19-21 (NIV) Father, I thank You for the opportunity… that You’ve placed within this new day. Help me to be able to recognize these opportunities from… Read More An Opportunity to Step into the New

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He didn’t have to, but He wanted to…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💖 How amazing it is to know… That You’ve chosen us. You’ve chosen me. You’ve made a choice to want us. to love us… unconditionally. You didn’t have to… but You wanted to. It was all Your idea… to love us for eternity… Thank You, Father. 💝 “For the Lord your… Read More He didn’t have to, but He wanted to…

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His Word does not return void—no matter how it seems in the moment…

I remember a season of my life, where I dealt with horrible, intrusive thoughts… Thoughts that would freak me out. Thoughts that would try to “chew me up.” Thoughts that would make me question what kind of a human being I was—”Why am I DEALING with THIS?” Thoughts that would make me want to run… Read More His Word does not return void—no matter how it seems in the moment…

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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.