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8.1.2021 – Bright-Eyed

“The people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.”—Matthew 4:16 Oh Lord Jesus… ☀️ may the LIGHT of Your truth and Your love shine through and into… …into lives, into hearts into minds… May hearts be made able to… Read More 8.1.2021 – Bright-Eyed

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7.31.2021 – He Leads me into what is Simple and True

“The unfolding of Your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.“ —Psalm 119:130 Heavenly Father, thank You for leading me into “simplicity”… when my mind gets overwhelmed, and bogged down, and burdened… by all the details, and all of my wonderings… “For God is not a God of confusion, but of peace.” —I… Read More 7.31.2021 – He Leads me into what is Simple and True

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7.30.2021 – He Gives us Eyes to SEE the NEW Thing

This morning, I spent some time looking through a couple of my journals from 2018, early 2019. And I’ve noticed something… When the Lord leads me into a “journey” back through my old journals, He’s not leading me back through them so that I can dwell in or meditate on something “old“… He’s leading me… Read More 7.30.2021 – He Gives us Eyes to SEE the NEW Thing

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7.29.2021 – Wondering that leads to Wavering…

Do you ever feel the “wavering” as your mind gets caught up in “wondering“… Do you ever grow weary in the “pressing through”? “God, I’m pressing through… and I’m leaning on Your truth… and I’m waiting upon You… …but… I’m wondering if this “thing”—this thing that You’ve led me to…is really worth it. I’m wondering… Read More 7.29.2021 – Wondering that leads to Wavering…

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7.26.2021 – Realizations of His Nearness

“Am I not a God near at hand”—God’s Decree—    “and not a God far off?Can anyone hide out in a corner    where I can’t see him?”        God’s Decree.“Am I not present everywhere,    whether seen or unseen?”        God’s Decree.”—Jeremiah 23:23-24 MSG “Look to the Lord and his strength;seek his face always.”—1 Chronicles 16:11 “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were… Read More 7.26.2021 – Realizations of His Nearness

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7.20.2021 – In the morning…

“In the morning, LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will present my prayer to You and be on the watch.“—Psalm 5:3 (NASB) “Each morning you listen to my prayer, as I bring my requests to you and wait for your reply.” —Psalm 5:3 (CEV) “…you hear my voice in the morning; at sunrise I… Read More 7.20.2021 – In the morning…

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7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.“—Ephesians 2:10 “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;You have anointed my head with oil;My cup overflows.“—Psalm 23:5 “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will… Read More 7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

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7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

“Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”—Matthew 13:32 Often times the “seed” that God is planting today is meant to flourish in its fullness —to “unfold” —to be “revealed”… Read More 7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

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7.12.2021 – Created to Overcome

Have you ever just not wanted to be ‘you‘? …with all of the challenges and obstacles and struggles that you face in your life? “…if only I could be somebody else…” But what if… God knows what He’s doing? 💝 (and He does.) And what if… God is setting you up… for greatness for victory…… Read More 7.12.2021 – Created to Overcome

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7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

“Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.”—Psalm 143:8 “He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for the sake of His name.”—Psalm 23:3 God, I love You… Read More 7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

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7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

I was sitting here this morning, and as I wrote today’s date at the top of my journal, I immediately thought of, “Matthew 7:10” (which, I had no idea what verse it was off the top of my head) It says, “…or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?” This… Read More 7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

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7.9.2021 – Searching for My Assignment

What if discovering my next “assignment“… is as simple… as doing the thing, —being grateful for the thing SEEING the thing… that God has placed right here, before me to do… “right now, right here…” Perhaps what I am already doing! Right here within my own two hands. Not what I see, “over to the… Read More 7.9.2021 – Searching for My Assignment

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7.5.2021 – Learning to trust God with who He’s created me to be…

“Trust God with who He’s created you to be.” …this is what is on my heart this morning. And it’s a deep, deep lesson I am learning in my life right now. God is taking me through it, until it sinks in, through and through. I’m seeing now, how it’s such an important lesson to… Read More 7.5.2021 – Learning to trust God with who He’s created me to be…

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7.2.2021 – He PURIFIES our Hearts to PREPARE us… that we may be ABLE to SEE and RECOGNIZE Him!

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.“—Matthew 5:8 NIV “Blessed [anticipating God’s presence, spiritually mature] are the pure in heart [those with integrity, moral courage, and godly character], for they will see God.“—Matthew 5:8 AMP Every so often, the Lord will take me into another season of doing a “deep, deep… Read More 7.2.2021 – He PURIFIES our Hearts to PREPARE us… that we may be ABLE to SEE and RECOGNIZE Him!

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7.1.2021 – He Desires Fellowship and Communion

“We saw him with our very own eyes.     We gazed upon him and heard him speak.     Our hands actually touched him,     the one who was from the beginning,     the Living Expression of God. 2 This Life-Giver was made visible     and we have seen him.     We testify to this truth:     the eternal Life-Giver     lived face-to-face with the Father… Read More 7.1.2021 – He Desires Fellowship and Communion

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6.30.2021 – “Not good enough.”

What if… what I’ve been “looking for” “waiting on God for” “thinking I need“ …has really been right here in front of me …already placed right here, within my own two hands …all this time? What if… what I’ve been seeking… looking for… is just right here before me right here within the grasp of… Read More 6.30.2021 – “Not good enough.”