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8.11.2020 – God’s Windows

I asked the Lord this morning, what He was speaking to my heart… Because I knew that He was speaking…. But in that moment, my mind felt “cluttered” with distractions and all kinds of things bouncing around in there… So I asked Him to help me to “zero in” on what it was that He… Read More 8.11.2020 – God’s Windows

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8.10.2020 – The “Foreshocks”

We had a 5.1 earthquake in North Carolina yesterday—apparently it was the first one of this kind of magnitude we’ve had in the state in over 100 years. We’re definitely not used to earthquakes around here—at least not the natural ones. As I was reading about the earthquake in the news yesterday, the thing I… Read More 8.10.2020 – The “Foreshocks”

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8.9.2020 – “…but you belong to God…”

A simple reminder… “But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world.” —1 John 4:4 NLT Here is the full passage in The Passion Translation: A Warning against False Teaching… Read More 8.9.2020 – “…but you belong to God…”

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8.6.2020 – Do you ever find yourself “wrestling”?

God allows us to “wrestle” through things, sometimes… Have you ever felt you’ve had to “wrestle” your way through something? To “wrestle” means, “to struggle with a difficulty or problem.” Maybe you’re wrestling with a series of circumstances… Maybe you’re wrestling with a lack of understanding or clarity or because of being in a scary… Read More 8.6.2020 – Do you ever find yourself “wrestling”?

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8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

I’m realizing that…often the things we think matter, really don’t matter as much as the things we think are “too little” to matter. (oops…is that a tongue twister? 😆) There are things that we think, don’t matter…. and they actually really DO matter, a whole lot. “Little things are indeed little, but to be faithful… Read More 8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

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8.3.2020 – The Inbox of our Hearts

If God had something He wanted to share with you, from His heart…. A message… Would you like to know what it is? Would you like to hear it? Would you like to read it? 💌 Would you want to hear what He has to say from His heart to yours? If He had something… Read More 8.3.2020 – The Inbox of our Hearts

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8.1.2020 – This goes out to the “Black Sheep”

This morning as I was sitting here, I thought of the term, “black sheep.” This term means, “a member of a family or group who is regarded as a disgrace to them.” “In the English language, black sheep is an idiom used to describe an odd or disreputable member of a group, especially within a family. The… Read More 8.1.2020 – This goes out to the “Black Sheep”

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7.31.2020 – A Unified “Voice”

I’m realizing that right now, is a time that we —”the church” —are meant to be God’s “answer” and His “voice” of truth and hope to the earth. 💝☀️ But what happens when the church doesn’t have a purified, “unified voice?” Can the voice of the Lord be clearly heard through the church, to the… Read More 7.31.2020 – A Unified “Voice”

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7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The Voice”

There is a battle raging… …and it’s all about “the voice.” My voice, your voice, the voice of the body of Christ as a whole. What happens when the enemy finds a way to “silence” us? To “shut us down” in response to fear. To “shame” us. To “disqualify” us. To “muzzle” us… To shut… Read More 7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The Voice”

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7.28.2020 – He Restores Our Sight

Have you ever stopped and paid attention to the pictures and scenes that play in your mind… they often play so quickly and subtly that it’s easy to disregard them. Over the last couple of years, I’ve started paying attention. I’ve started realizing that this part of my mind is not meant to just be… Read More 7.28.2020 – He Restores Our Sight

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7.27.2020 – “Noise Cancellation”

Did you know that “criticism” is the same as “condemnation”? The definition of “criticism” is, “the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes.” “disapproval, fault-finding, denunciation, condemnation” Perhaps we’re learning to hold our tongue when it comes to criticizing others… …but what about that “inner critic”? Do we command… Read More 7.27.2020 – “Noise Cancellation”

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7.25.2020 – A ‘Hidden’ Tragedy of Injustice…is Coming into the Light

Confession: Sometimes I need reminding that the world is much bigger and deeper than this little piece of ground I’ve found myself standing on. Sometimes I desperately need a moment of realization…that there are much more important and urgent things going on in this world, than just my little life and all that I have… Read More 7.25.2020 – A ‘Hidden’ Tragedy of Injustice…is Coming into the Light

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7.23.2020 – “I am only one…but still I am one.”

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” ― Helen Keller There’s a lot of “fighting” going on in the world right now… And yes, there is a… Read More 7.23.2020 – “I am only one…but still I am one.”

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7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

When the battle is raging, and we begin to find ourselves growing weary, and we look around and see no light in sight… We can suddenly find ourselves in the place of almost giving up and losing hope. I’ve been there a time or two, have you? But just when I find myself getting to… Read More 7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

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7.20.2020 – Dismantling these “Ticking Time Bombs”

Over the last few years, my life has felt like a time of constant “testing” — a journey of the revealing of things “hiding” deep within my heart. You see, I asked the Lord to help me in dealing with my heart, I asked Him to help me and to transform me… and, boy has… Read More 7.20.2020 – Dismantling these “Ticking Time Bombs”

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7.17.2020 – The Next Bandaid

And just like that, I see it… Hand-in-hand with my Heavenly Father, He brings me to the next thing we’ll face together. So unexpectedly… A realization gently revealed to me… And He didn’t have to do it this way, a most kind and gentle way…but He did. 💝 He showed me a wound that had… Read More 7.17.2020 – The Next Bandaid