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An Opportunity to Step into the New

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”— Isaiah 43:19-21 (NIV) Father, I thank You for the opportunity… that You’ve placed within this new day. Help me to be able to recognize these opportunities from… Read More An Opportunity to Step into the New

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His Word does not return void—no matter how it seems in the moment…

I remember a season of my life, where I dealt with horrible, intrusive thoughts… Thoughts that would freak me out. Thoughts that would try to “chew me up.” Thoughts that would make me question what kind of a human being I was—”Why am I DEALING with THIS?” Thoughts that would make me want to run… Read More His Word does not return void—no matter how it seems in the moment…

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Life Lessons on “The Farm”

Well, yesterday was an interesting day “on the farm”… 🥺 You may or may not know this, but we’ve been raising turkeys over the last few weeks. (I had no IDEA how much personality a turkey has! These that we’re raising are just the sweetest, and they LOVE people. They go running to people because… Read More Life Lessons on “The Farm”

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“…His TRUTH shall surround you as a supply of armor.”

“In his feathers he shall deliver you and under his wings you shall have refuge; his truth shall surround you as a supply of armor.“—Psalm 91:4 (Aramaic Bible in Plain English) I was drawn to this passage this morning… “…His truth is your shield and armor.” “…His faithful promises are your armor and protection.” HIS… Read More “…His TRUTH shall surround you as a supply of armor.”

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“Whatever is True”

“And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.“—1 Thessalonians 2:13 “Now we have received not the… Read More “Whatever is True”

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“This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

Have you ever read a passage of scripture… and all of a sudden, you just feel it? 💓 Something sinks in, something hits your heart, something stirs in you… The Word of God is SO ALIVE… 📖✨ This morning when I opened to the book of Lamentations, I honestly thought… “….oh no…” (Just being honest!… Read More “This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

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His Invitation

“Teach me Your way, O Lord;I will walk in Your truth;Unite my heart to fear Your name.I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart,And I will glorify Your name forevermore.For great is Your mercy toward me,And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.”—Psalm 86:11-13 NKJV Do we really… Read More His Invitation

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“Jeremiah Buys a Field”

Note to Self: When you open your bible to the exact same spot—no bookmark, 2 days in a row, and you take note of a section in particular, it might be a good idea to pay attention and read what it says… Yesterday morning, I opened up my bible to Jeremiah 32, and I only… Read More “Jeremiah Buys a Field”

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Am I willing to be “weak” in the thing He asks me to do?

Have you ever decided not to do something because you just didn’t think you had it in yourself to do it? How many times in life have we depended on our own “strengths and abilities” as if they were the things that made us “able” in the first place? “And God is able to make… Read More Am I willing to be “weak” in the thing He asks me to do?

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He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

Have you ever wanted God to just take something away? To remove something out of your life, out of your path… Perhaps something scary. Something painful. Something uncomfortable. Something “uncertain.” Something inconvenient… But what if… He wants to teach you, to reveal to you… what it’s like to walk through that “thing” to face that… Read More He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

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“Mirroring” God

I love studying and understanding “human behavior”… Perhaps you’ve heard of the term “mirroring“? It’s said that “mirroring” with another person helps one to better “connect” with that person by “imitating verbal or nonverbal behaviors.” The interesting thing is, many times we “mirror” another person during conversation without even realizing that we’re doing it. We’re… Read More “Mirroring” God

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Light of the World

“Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, ‘I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.’”—John 8:12 “And Yeshua spoke again with them and he said: ‘I AM THE LIVING GOD, The Light of… Read More Light of the World

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…And then… we understand.💡

Sometimes we have to go through times of “not understanding”—a realization that we just do not understand… And often times, we have to learn to trust God in our “lack” of understanding… …before we are given the understanding that we seek. 💡 There are things in my life that I do not understand right now.… Read More …And then… we understand.💡

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A Part in His Play

What is it that we’ve believed… that we would think we want or need to be… “the same”…as everybody else. …when our God has so obviously created us to be wonderfully, and uniquely “different“… Purposefully, and precisely different. Multicolored multifaceted… Each a unique “color” of His heart—His beautiful personality. He is pure, “white light.” Perfect… Read More A Part in His Play

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A God Who longs to share His heart…

Oh God, You are a God… Who longs to share the hidden, unseen things with us. You long to share with us… the most intricate and intimate places of Your heart. 💝 You LONG to be able to share these things with those who love You and with those who know You and with those… Read More A God Who longs to share His heart…

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Living a Parable

If we didn’t have to live an imperfect life here on the earth… would we truly be able to grasp… to understand…to experience that God’s ways are higher than our 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… Read More Living a Parable