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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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7.28.2021 – Ehud: Unlikely and Out of the Ordinary

Well, the Lord led me to a rather strange bible story this morning. And I have to admit—I don’t remember EVER being drawn to this passage before. It’s the story of Ehud in Judges 3:12-30. As I was reading about this “Ehud”… I couldn’t help but notice how it was pointed out that he was…… Read More 7.28.2021 – Ehud: Unlikely and Out of the Ordinary

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7.24.2021 – He Walks With Me

“And He walks with me and He talks with meAnd He tells me I am his ownAnd the joy we share as we tarry thereNone other has ever known…” —from the song, “In the Garden” Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💝☀️ I don’t know what You have in store for this day… …but You do. 💗… Read More 7.24.2021 – He Walks With Me

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7.23.2021 – “Kept”

“The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand.”—Psalm 121:5 ESV Have you ever stopped… and realized that you’ve been “kept“? Guarded Protected… “It could be so much worse right now,” and you really don’t know how it’s not, …other than God. That’s how I felt yesterday when I was at my doctor’s appointment… You see,… Read More 7.23.2021 – “Kept”

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7.21.2021 – Growing in Character

“Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering… Read More 7.21.2021 – Growing in Character

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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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7.14.2021 – Setting the Captives Free

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,    because the Lord has anointed meto bring good news to the poor;    he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,to proclaim liberty to the captives,    and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor…”—Isaiah 61:1-2 I came across a butterfly yesterday… 🦋 …it was trapped in… Read More 7.14.2021 – Setting the Captives Free

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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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7.6.2021 – “Light”

“What delight comes to the one who follows God’s ways! He won’t walk in step with the wicked, nor share the sinner’s way, nor be found sitting in the scorner’s seat. His passion is to remain true to the Word of “I AM,” meditating day and night on the true revelation of light. He will… Read More 7.6.2021 – “Light”

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7.4.2021 – He Gives Us Truth to Set Us Free

I was reading in Jeremiah 15 this morning… You know, Jeremiah went through some pretty tough things in his life. …extreme hardship and persecution. He was waiting on the Lord for some things too. And Jeremiah took his heart before the Lord—he was honest and open with God about where he HONESTLY was in his… Read More 7.4.2021 – He Gives Us Truth to Set Us Free

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His Beloved Daughter

“I will be a true Father to you,    and you will be my beloved sons and daughters,”    says the Lord Yahweh Almighty.”—2 Corinthians 6:18 TPT “Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love that he has lavished on us! He has called us and made us his very own beloved children.”—1 John 3:1 TPT “This resurrection… Read More His Beloved Daughter

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“Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love…”

“What marvelous love the Father has extended to us! Just look at it—we’re called children of God! That’s who we really are. But that’s also why the world doesn’t recognize us or take us seriously, because it has no idea who he is or what he’s up to. 2-3 But friends, that’s exactly who we are:… Read More “Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love…”

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Just around the corner…

I am in an interesting place within the season I’m in. And it FEELS like this season may be nearing the end… There is a sense of… “…it feels like something new and different is just around the corner… but I have no idea what it looks like—I don’t know what it could be, exactly…because… Read More Just around the corner…

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The deadly desire to be “more like them” and “less like me”…

I want to be honest about something… There is a desire—a struggle that sometimes rises up from within my soul… …it’s a desire to be “more like ‘them’, and less like me“… And I don’t like it, I don’t want to see it… but when it rises to the surface I must face it, I… Read More The deadly desire to be “more like them” and “less like me”…