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9.15.2021 – The Living Word of a Living God

This morning, as I sat down with my coffee and opened my bible, I began to read where I opened to… Suddenly, as I was reading a verse, I was able to recall a dream I had last night. It began just flowing back into my mind… Now, how did that happen? What sparked that… Read More 9.15.2021 – The Living Word of a Living God

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9.14.2021 – Surprised and Amazed by His 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 earth,So are My ways higher than your ways,And My thoughts than your thoughts.“—Isaiah 55:8-9 This morning, I am sitting within an “obvious” and yet, deeper realization, and I’m soaking it in… No matter how much I get to know God in… Read More 9.14.2021 – Surprised and Amazed by His Ways

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9.12.2021 – We need what is gained in the times of waiting…

This morning… I am simply thankful that God knows what we need in order that we may grow in Him. He knows what needs to be built in us. He knows what needs to be gained… …from the times we must endure… …in times of waiting. ☀️ “Be still in the presence of the LORD,… Read More 9.12.2021 – We need what is gained in the times of waiting…

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9.4.2021 – “Handle With Care”

I had a deeper realization this morning… Do you ever have those? Things you already know… …but there is still more to know, more depth of understanding, more “sinking in.” Perhaps it’s more like a conviction… This morning, it hit me again, that most of the world is going through something in this time. Most… Read More 9.4.2021 – “Handle With Care”

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9.2.2021 – There is No “End” to Discovering Him

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”—John 1:1 “Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.”—Psalm 90:2 “For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not… Read More 9.2.2021 – There is No “End” to Discovering Him

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9.1.2021 – Recognizing Him in the Midst of Chaos

I love to write. But I’ll be honest… When my conditions and my surroundings aren’t completely ideal, it can be a struggle for me to hear the words to put onto the page. I so easily get distracted, I so easily get overwhelmed. But God has been teaching me… He’s been helping me to recognize…… Read More 9.1.2021 – Recognizing Him in the Midst of Chaos

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8.31.2021 – Layer by Layer

I was having a “heart-to-heart” with the Lord this morning… Sometimes it’s like I carry certain things in my heart for a little while, and then I realize that I haven’t “poured it out”—that I haven’t shared it with my Heavenly Father yet… (He already knows, but there is something to the “sharing” that cultivates… Read More 8.31.2021 – Layer by Layer

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8.30.2021 – Being Ready for the Unexpected

This morning, I had a deeper realization of… “God, I need You. We need You in this day we are living in!” How I so desperately need to come before Him at the start of my every day. How I so desperately need for Him to show me the way. How I so desperately need… Read More 8.30.2021 – Being Ready for the Unexpected

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8.28.2021 – “He longs for us…”

As I was sitting here this morning, asking God what is on His heart for today… I was surprised by a phrase that I heard… “He longs for us…” And as I thought about this phrase, I became overwhelmed at this realization, this deeper revelation—it’s like it broke my heart in the most beautiful way.… Read More 8.28.2021 – “He longs for us…”

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8.23.2021 – The Rainbow: An Invitation to Know Him and to Behold His Glory

“…The heavens are telling of the glory of God; and the expanse [of heaven] is declaring the work of His hands.” —Psalm 19:1 AMP “And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations: I have… Read More 8.23.2021 – The Rainbow: An Invitation to Know Him and to Behold His Glory

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8.20.2021 – Hidden by the Brook of Cherith

“Go away from here and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.”—1 Kings 17:3 Have you ever found yourself in a season that feels like you’re “hidden away“… Perhaps you’ve wondered if you’ve done something wrong, or if God or others are displeased with you… Maybe you’ve even gone… Read More 8.20.2021 – Hidden by the Brook of Cherith

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8.18.2021 – Who rules you?

“And when I was burdened with worries, You comforted me and made me feel secure.”—Psalm 94:19 I don’t know about you… …but I’ve had a lot of dealings with “fear” in my lifetime. And to be honest, for most of my life I’ve not dealt with it well. I’ve let “fear” rule me. I’ve let… Read More 8.18.2021 – Who rules you?

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8.17.2021 – “911”

“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!”—Psalm 91:1-2 Over the last couple of days, as I’ve heard of all the persecution that has been unleashed upon the Christians of Afghanistan… It is hard to even imagine what they are experiencing right now… …to comprehend what it must… Read More 8.17.2021 – “911”

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8.14.2021 – Looking to See What the Father is Doing

I’ve been meditating on this passage of scripture this morning…. “So Jesus answered them by saying, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself [of His own accord], unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever things the Father does, the Son [in His turn] also… Read More 8.14.2021 – Looking to See What the Father is Doing

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8.12.2021 – He wraps it all up, and ties it together with a beautiful bow…

Sitting here this morning, I’ve been reflecting on some thoughts and conversations. …life highlights replaying in my mind… Good memories, …hard memories… But deeper realizations came. And with these realizations… …came a flood of gratitude, and warm, happy tears. 🥰💗💝 ✨ “God has been writing my testimony, and He’s pulling it all together!” Yes, I… Read More 8.12.2021 – He wraps it all up, and ties it together with a beautiful bow…

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8.8.2021 – He Leads me into Abundant Life

I’m so thankful… that Jesus so cares for me, that He would guide me back in if I go a little too far… if I get distracted… if I lose my focus… if I get a little too carried away, or swept up in something… He’s such a Good Shepherd. He calls me. He draws… Read More 8.8.2021 – He Leads me into Abundant Life