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2.27.2021 – Released from the Pressure of Perfection

One time I was talking with the Lord about something that I was having a really hard time with, and I was almost “sick” from the “pressure” I felt from it all… And regarding this thing, I felt like I heard Him say, “…It’s… no… pressure… it’s no pressure…” And at the time I was… Read More 2.27.2021 – Released from the Pressure of Perfection

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2.26.2021 – Destined and Designed to Overcome

“You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.“—1 John 4:4 “I write these things to you, dear children, because you truly have a relationship with the Father. I write these things, fathers and mothers, because you have had… Read More 2.26.2021 – Destined and Designed to Overcome

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2.22.2021 – Finding the Treasure in Every Kind of Circumstance

What if… it’s ALL more than worth… going through the thing you’re going through… going through the thing that almost took you down almost took you out… (or so it seemed) the thing that feels— almost unbearable at times… What if… the lessons that are gained, the relationship that is enriched… from going “through“… the… Read More 2.22.2021 – Finding the Treasure in Every Kind of Circumstance

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2.21.2021 – Hidden Places of Brokenness

“…He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted…”—Luke 4:18 Sometimes there are broken places within us… within our hearts That we’ve not realized, that we’ve been unaware of. Places that are broken, places that need mending—that have perhaps gone “undetected” unrealized, unaware—perhaps even unseen by others. But our Heavenly Father has seen every place within… Read More 2.21.2021 – Hidden Places of Brokenness

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2.20.2021 – Learning to Rest the Mind

The sunrise is back… ☺️☀️✨ …and it’s so beautiful, and warm, and hopeful, and glorious this morning. I wish I could convey the feeling of being surrounded by the morning light… But I just don’t think I can do it justice with words right now. So I took a photo of it this morning. Perhaps… Read More 2.20.2021 – Learning to Rest the Mind

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2.19.2021 – “Struggle” does not mean “Weakness”

When you think of the word “struggle“… Do you think of “weakness“? “Oh, so and so must be struggling…. I’m concerned that it’s not looking so good for them…” To be honest, I have thought of a time of “struggle” more in this way, at times. And yes, in some kinds of “struggles” we do… Read More 2.19.2021 – “Struggle” does not mean “Weakness”

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2.16.2021 – It isn’t any surprise, that we must face hard things…

Yesterday was “hard”… …when it shouldn’t have been. Have you had days like that? Days when the battle is raging… …but mostly only in your mind… …mostly only because of worries or deep concerns that you didn’t even realize where hiding in there…and they came bursting out. Or because of the “what now?“s that seem… Read More 2.16.2021 – It isn’t any surprise, that we must face hard things…

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2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father 💝🌈 How I love to write about You… How I love to learn about You… …How afraid I once was… of You… …but You surprised me…with how wonderful You are. ✨ This thing between You and me, it’s so different than I ever would have dreamed. And You always knew… that… Read More 2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

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2.13.2021 – He reminds me…

God is faithful to remind me… To remind me of His love… To remind me of His truth… To remind me, of the deepest things that are on my heart—perhaps even things that have been hidden from my sight, unrealized thus far… …but now realized, revealed… and remembered… Recovered. Reminded of the way it was,… Read More 2.13.2021 – He reminds me…

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2.12.2021- The Way of The Gardener

As I was sitting here this morning, the plants hanging by my window caught my attention… And as I looked at the branches on one of my plants, I realized that many of the branches are unhealthy, twisted up, and out of control. They’ve lost their color— …leaves are brown and withered in some places…… Read More 2.12.2021- The Way of The Gardener

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2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

This morning the Lord led me to a verse, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God turned it into good in order to bring about this present result, to save the lives of many people.” —Genesis 50:20 It’s funny because, even though I’ve not really been quoting this verse or referring to… Read More 2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

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2.8.2021 – “Teach me Your way, O LORD”

…and then He brings us to the place where we are to take “the next step”… Whether that “step” means something we are to do in faith, or perhaps waiting, in a time of waiting, “Be still, and know that I Am God.” a time of standing, a time of trusting in the midst of… Read More 2.8.2021 – “Teach me Your way, O LORD”

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2.7.2021 – Enduring through the Hindrances

I’m realizing that… Sometimes God allows “the hindrances” to remain, for a little while. Sometimes for what seems like a long while… But He is still good. He is still trustworthy. ? And He is still working and creating and building and moving— even when it seems that nothing is changing for the better. I… Read More 2.7.2021 – Enduring through the Hindrances

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2.5.2021 – “Peace calms a troubling situation when explanations fail.”

To be honest… I’ve been dealing with some things—some unexpected issues in my body. Do you ever feel like your body just doesn’t want to cooperate? It can be frustrating. And to be honest… I’ve been trying not to worry or fret when these issues are at their worst. Thankfully the issues come and go.… Read More 2.5.2021 – “Peace calms a troubling situation when explanations fail.”

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2.3.2021 – Learning to Recognize His Voice through the Noise

I’m realizing that there is something so beautiful about the way God longs for us to be able to recognize His voice in the midst of the noise… …for ourselves, one-on-one, heart-to-heart… From a Father, directly to His son or daughter…. It can be frustrating sometimes, or even a little scary when we think we… Read More 2.3.2021 – Learning to Recognize His Voice through the Noise

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2.2.2021 – “Lord, am I more desperate for ‘understanding’ than I am for You?”

Have you ever found yourself so desperately attempting to grasp for some kind of “understanding“… And then suddenly after a little while you realize that you’ve been reaching and striving so hard for this… “understanding“…. When God is simply asking you to, “be still” and “trust“… and “know that He is God“… We can find… Read More 2.2.2021 – “Lord, am I more desperate for ‘understanding’ than I am for You?”