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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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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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1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father. đź’ť I’ve come… …right here before You. And I’m reminded, once again that You have always been just right here. I can feel You stirring in my heart… stirring up the fire once again …just like You always do. đź’– Yes, I could tell… I did worry when the fire began… Read More 1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

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1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

Heavenly Father, I’m struggling… I’m having to work through some things that I never expected would be this much of a struggle to work through at this point in my life. It’s humbling. How life seems to bring our weaknesses right out of us… Things that we don’t always like to see about ourselves. And… Read More 1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

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1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

We need… what God places before us to face. For He knows how we need to be shaped. He has purpose… even in the mistakes He allows us to make! Yes, we need… what God allows into our paths—the challenges that arise in our lives… …that we may learn to OVERCOME… …that we might confidently… Read More 1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

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12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

I came across a video of a lady sharing about a certain kind of “spiritual practice” that she had gotten into… And as I watched and listened to her story (with Jesus right by my side)… I could feel my heart break for her. I could see, that she had been a child who was… Read More 12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

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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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12.7.2021 – Dwelling in the Danger Zone

You know, sometimes it seems like God allows us to live right, smack in the middle of the “danger zone.” That’s actually pretty accurate. Who knows how many things He’s rescued us from. And if we think about it too much, in the wrong way, believing the lies that fear would like us to believe…… Read More 12.7.2021 – Dwelling in the Danger Zone

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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…

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11.30.2021 – God does things right.

Sometimes it takes a slower, deeper journey to get to where God wants to take us… to get to the kind of work that God desires to do within us. The relationship that is developed within the journey is so important to Him. How patient He is… You know, God does things right. đź’ť Not… Read More 11.30.2021 – God does things right.

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11.29.2021 – “Remain… Keep your hand to the plow. Remember…I will be with you. I will not leave you…”

Sometimes I slip into this way of thinking, where I try to “figure it all out”… or I begin to fret or worry that maybe I’ve missed something, that I might be doing something wrong based on the ‘results’ that I see… “…well, maybe these things, these results, mean I should do this instead…” “…maybe… Read More 11.29.2021 – “Remain… Keep your hand to the plow. Remember…I will be with you. I will not leave you…”

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11.28.2021 – Healer of Broken Hearts

You know the little saying that goes, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me”… …well that’s a big lie. Words can be like arrows that wound deeply. “There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.”—Proverbs 12:18 I’m thankful that… Read More 11.28.2021 – Healer of Broken Hearts

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11.25.2021 – “Am I thankful?”

Here’s a quick heart-checker… “…am I thankful right now?” “or am I grumbling?” As God leads me to take an honest look at my heart, then I should be able to know, by the help of His Spirit, …where I truly am. And I’m thankful… that when I do not discover thankfulness within my heart…… Read More 11.25.2021 – “Am I thankful?”

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11.24.2021 – Let Freedom Ring

“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.”—Galatians 5:13 “Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.”—1 Peter 2:16 “For freedom Christ has set us… Read More 11.24.2021 – Let Freedom Ring