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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.

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“…His TRUTH shall surround you as a supply of armor.”

“In his feathers he shall deliver you and under his wings you shall have refuge; his truth shall surround you as a supply of armor.“—Psalm 91:4 (Aramaic Bible in Plain English) I was drawn to this passage this morning… “…His truth is your shield and armor.” “…His faithful promises are your armor and protection.” HIS… Read More “…His TRUTH shall surround you as a supply of armor.”

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Am I willing to be “weak” in the thing He asks me to do?

Have you ever decided not to do something because you just didn’t think you had it in yourself to do it? How many times in life have we depended on our own “strengths and abilities” as if they were the things that made us “able” in the first place? “And God is able to make… Read More Am I willing to be “weak” in the thing He asks me to do?

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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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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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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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Living a Parable

If we didn’t have to live an imperfect life here on the earth… would we truly be able to grasp… to understand…to experience that God’s ways are higher than our ways? “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the… Read More Living a Parable

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What an invitation…

Who or what do you run to? Have you ever thought about it? We have a Heavenly Father who longs— for it to always be Him, first. 💝🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️ He longs—for us to run straight to Him… …when we have something on our hearts. …when we’re in need of direction. …when we don’t know what to… Read More What an invitation…

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He wants you to know…

A long time ago—well actually…not too long ago, in the grand scheme of things… I couldn’t see God as a “tenderhearted God”… I couldn’t see God as a “proud Father” who was “pleased, and proud of me“… Because I couldn’t see that I was His “daughter” that He loved. And when that began to change,… Read More He wants you to know…

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“Behold…”

As I was in prayer this morning, something began to BURST from within my heart. 💖 Here it is… There is SO MUCH that God is doing that we cannot see! ✨ SO. MUCH! …far, far more than what we CAN see. And this morning, I can just feel the excitement…✨ I can just feel… Read More “Behold…”

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“I’ve got you…”

“I’ve got you… Yes, you may have to endure through the valley for a little while… but your journey through the valley— with Me… is just as much a part of your story as your “moments on the mountaintop.“ Just keep going. Just keep trusting. There’s more in store… ☀️ Prepare, and expect to be… Read More “I’ve got you…”

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Into the Deep

Have you ever felt as though… you’ve found yourself in a “shallow” kind of place? —a place without much feeling or depth. I found myself in that place this morning. But then suddenly… it was as if the Lord took me by the hand and, caught me off guard with the most tender kind of… Read More Into the Deep

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Above & Beyond

Can we learn… to be grateful—even for the things that “hinder” us in life? Even for the trials the weaknesses the lack the disappointment the mockery the ridicule the rejection the lies …all the things that attempt to convince us…”to drive ourselves into the cave” to dull and darken our light to shut ourselves down…… Read More Above & Beyond

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Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…

Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him… Don’t be ashamed of walking through the “valley.” Don’t worry that you “should be“… “someone else” in “someplace else.” Do not worry… if you’ve found yourself in the middle of a hard, uncertain kind of place. Remember… that there are lessons to be… Read More Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…