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He Plants His Desires Within Our Hearts 💖🌱

Well, we arrived back home from our camping trip yesterday afternoon. 🏕 It was a much needed time for me and Jason to get away, and spend some time AWAY from our work, together. These things are important, you know. It’s easy to lose sight of the importance of cultivating relationship. I’m so thankful that… Read More He Plants His Desires Within Our Hearts 💖🌱

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Semi Spur-of-the-Moment Camping Trip

So we decided to go on a semi, spur-of-the-moment camping trip for a couple of days. 🏕 I have to say, getting away from our “usual” has been quite needed, perhaps more than I’ve realized. 💖☀️ What is it about “change” that can be “unsettling”…but then when we go with it, we realize it’s the… Read More Semi Spur-of-the-Moment Camping Trip

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His Invitation

“Teach me Your way, O Lord;I will walk in Your truth;Unite my heart to fear Your name.I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart,And I will glorify Your name forevermore.For great is Your mercy toward me,And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.”—Psalm 86:11-13 NKJV Do we really… Read More His Invitation

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“Jeremiah Buys a Field”

Note to Self: When you open your bible to the exact same spot—no bookmark, 2 days in a row, and you take note of a section in particular, it might be a good idea to pay attention and read what it says… Yesterday morning, I opened up my bible to Jeremiah 32, and I only… Read More “Jeremiah Buys a Field”

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He Speaks Our “Language” and Teaches us His

I love the way God speaks to me in “my language”… 🌷📸 🌈 And I love the way God leads us into His language, His Word, and then He “speaks” it to us in our language—He makes it real to us in a way that we can understand and receive. ☀️ The way He “meets”… Read More He Speaks Our “Language” and Teaches us His

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He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

Have you ever wanted God to just take something away? To remove something out of your life, out of your path… Perhaps something scary. Something painful. Something uncomfortable. Something “uncertain.” Something inconvenient… But what if… He wants to teach you, to reveal to you… what it’s like to walk through that “thing” to face that… Read More He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

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“Mirroring” God

I love studying and understanding “human behavior”… Perhaps you’ve heard of the term “mirroring“? It’s said that “mirroring” with another person helps one to better “connect” with that person by “imitating verbal or nonverbal behaviors.” The interesting thing is, many times we “mirror” another person during conversation without even realizing that we’re doing it. We’re… Read More “Mirroring” God

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Light of the World

“Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, ‘I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.’”—John 8:12 “And Yeshua spoke again with them and he said: ‘I AM THE LIVING GOD, The Light of… Read More Light of the World

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You are not “anxiety.”

“When I am afraid,I will put my trust in You.”—Psalm 56:3 Did you notice in that verse, that it says… “when” I am afraid? Not “if“… but “when.” “When my anxious thoughts multiply within me,Your consolations delight my soul.”—Psalm 94:19 I love how David is so open and vulnerable about the battles that he faced.… Read More You are not “anxiety.”

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Learning from The Great Teacher

Have you ever found yourself in the “place” of being SO hungry to learn… to grasp something to understand… …that you find it hard to wait patiently for the understanding that can only come from the Lord? There is a lesson, even in THIS place… Jesus Christ, “The Great Teacher”, has a perfect “lesson plan”… Read More Learning from The Great Teacher

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Plain and Simple 💡✨

How do I explain… How do I express? The sense of surprise… The joy… The sense of relief… When God takes something that is complicated… and in an instant✨ He makes it “simple” ✨ He makes it “light” and “easy”… 🙌 It’s like… He quietly and calmly reaches over and “turns on the light bulb”… Read More Plain and Simple 💡✨

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The Unfolding

Felt like He spoke this into my heart this morning… …and perhaps, this portion wasn’t just for me. “…Thank Me… for who I have created you to be—even if you cannot see the fullness of it yet. From this place, you will grow… 🌷✨ I am helping you to discover who you really are in… Read More The Unfolding

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Curious Questions

This morning, I’m filled with so. many. questions… Curious questions… Hungry questions… Not, “Why, God, why?” kinds of questions… But more like, “deep wondering”… Curiosity… Pondering… “God, what is this?” “Father, what is happening when I see this? When I think this? When I feel this? When I hear this? When I dream this?” “Lord,… Read More Curious Questions

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A Part in His Play

What is it that we’ve believed… that we would think we want or need to be… “the same”…as everybody else. …when our God has so obviously created us to be wonderfully, and uniquely “different“… Purposefully, and precisely different. Multicolored multifaceted… Each a unique “color” of His heart—His beautiful personality. He is pure, “white light.” Perfect… Read More A Part in His Play

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“Write upon my heart, Lord. I trust You with Your pen.”

There is a moment… …when we “break open” before the Lord… Sometimes it takes a little time… and sometimes we open right up as we come into His presence. But as we “break open” before Him… in that moment… we may not know or have any idea what He might desire to do in our… Read More “Write upon my heart, Lord. I trust You with Your pen.”

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A God Who longs to share His heart…

Oh God, You are a God… Who longs to share the hidden, unseen things with us. You long to share with us… the most intricate and intimate places of Your heart. 💝 You LONG to be able to share these things with those who love You and with those who know You and with those… Read More A God Who longs to share His heart…