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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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8.7.2020 – “When did that happen? When did that change?”

There is this mysterious “way” that He does things… this way of His that is so “hidden above the surface” of what our eyes can see…. “that thing we never thought we’d be doing”— and yet suddenly… we find ourselves doing that thing. And it feels natural—or perhaps I should say “supernatural” —it’s not forced.… Read More 8.7.2020 – “When did that happen? When did that change?”

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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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8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

In the moment we take hold of His hand… He begins to prepare, sanctify, purify, dedicate, and reserve us—to make us holy and consecrated for His purpose… He takes us to a place of being “set apart”… “designated or separated for a particular use.” God’s ways are so far beyond our ways—He does things we… Read More 8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

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8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”

Good Morning, Father. 💖☀️ Thank You for Your Holy Spirit, who teaches me and leads me and deals with all my ways, and shows me the way…. by Your Holy Spirit I am helped into the place of being able to encounter Your heart, Father. 💝✨ Heavenly Father, it is Your heart to love me… Read More 8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”

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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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7.26.2020 – The Beauty of the Process

Some mornings, I’m surprised by how much “comes up” from within me onto the page… And other mornings, I feel as though I’m still processing what the Lord is wanting me to process by the time He leads me to go ahead and start typing. When I am in process, I tend to be shorter… Read More 7.26.2020 – The Beauty of the Process

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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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7.17.2020 – 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

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7.14.2020 – Cause & Effect

I love it when the Lord prompts me to take a journey back through my journals… Because I know that He’s wanting to remind me of something, or show me something brand new that I had never seen or noticed before. This morning, He did a little of both. 💖✨☀️ How He works so beautifully… Read More 7.14.2020 – Cause & Effect

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7.11.2020 – Discovering Him for Eternity

Have you heard of “The Chosen” series? More than likely, you have… I was a little late in getting to it. I think everyone had already seen it by the time I started digging into it. But oh, how it wrecked me…. 😭and I’m talking a blubbering, snotty, all-choked up kind of mess… and it… Read More 7.11.2020 – Discovering Him for Eternity

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7.10.2020 – I am not Defeated by my Weakness…

I’ve always felt like the “weakling” of the group. The “least” in many ways… I more than realize my lack of “ability” compared to all the others. “God why did You make me to be so weak and needy? Why did You make me to be so sensitive and soft? How can You use any… Read More 7.10.2020 – I am not Defeated by my Weakness…

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7.8.2020 – What if…

What if… You had to go through that hard thing… Because of the testimony you would gain… Because of the powerful story of salvation and deliverance that now belongs to you… And what if… The testimony of what God did in your life… Is now, what someone else so desperately needed to hear? What if… Read More 7.8.2020 – What if…

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7.6.2020 – Childlike Hope

Sometimes I feel like I have this kind of “childlike hope” that is somewhat hidden within me… And I want to hang onto it with everything I’ve got, in spite of all the reports of things happening around us. On one hand I feel like a child and this hope is bursting within me, and… Read More 7.6.2020 – Childlike Hope