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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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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”…

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Breaking loose of the old, stepping into the new…

When God moves… I want to move with Him. I do not want to be left behind in whatever it is that I’m clinging to. And so… I move on, I move forward with Him… …into the “new” into all that He has for me to step into. My God…💝 …I’m coming with You. 🏃🏻‍♀️🌅… Read More Breaking loose of the old, stepping into the new…

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A Grand Opportunity

Do you know how you “know things”… …and then the Lord takes you into a “deeper knowing” of that particular thing? Not in an intellectual way— but in a “heart-knowing” kind of way… A deeper realization… An “understanding” that you didn’t have before. A “seeing” that you couldn’t see before. But now there’s a clearing…… Read More A Grand Opportunity

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Beware the Trap of Condemnation

“For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.”—John 3:17 “For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.”—Romans 8:2 I felt the “sting” of conviction… Read More Beware the Trap of Condemnation

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May we remain Highly Sensitive— to the Cross of Christ…

“For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring you to God, after being put to death in the fleshly realm but made alive in the spiritual realm.“—1 Peter 3:18 This morning the Lord took me into the Gospel of John. And I found myself picturing…… Read More May we remain Highly Sensitive— to the Cross of Christ…

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Oh, when He writes His words upon the Heart…

Oh, when He writes His words upon my heart… 💖🌊 ✍️ When something He speaks sinks so deeply into my heart… How it rushes in… and it floods in… and it refills… and it saturates… …and it overflows… ⛲️ “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”—Psalm 51:10… Read More Oh, when He writes His words upon the Heart…

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…and He draws me back into “right here, right now”…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father… I come to You… And I open my heart before You. ❤️☀️ Oh these swirling thoughts and memories… This ruminating… Sometimes it gets so out of hand. Sometimes it gets so out of control. …But You pull me back into “right now.” You draw me away from my worries my concerns… Read More …and He draws me back into “right here, right now”…

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He is doing a GOOD thing in your midst!

Have you ever had a situation or circumstance in your life… …and no one seems to have the answers for you? No one seems to have “the solution”… to the thing that you face. No one knows exactly how to fix this “thing”… And you feel kind of “stuck” with it… …at least for now.… Read More He is doing a GOOD thing in your midst!

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Desires of the Heart

There are so many things in my life right now that I never would have dreamed I would love and enjoy SO much… Sometimes we realize the desires we have within our hearts… …and sometimes it takes an act of God to help us to realize and to see… …what has been planted within our… Read More Desires of the Heart

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Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

“O send out your light and your truth;       let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill       and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God,       to God my exceeding joy; and I will praise you with the harp,       O God, my God.”… Read More Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

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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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Remember: You are NOT what you face.

I’ve struggled with social anxiety, in some way, shape, or form, for most of my life… Sometimes it’s not so bad, and other times it seems to sneak up on me just when I think I’m doing better in facing it. In many ways, things have gotten easier in the last few years of my… Read More Remember: You are NOT what you face.

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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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The Healing Journey

It’s been 8 years since I first dared to ask the Lord if He would heal me… I’ve dealt with an autoimmune condition since I was 11 years old. Eight years since I started believing, not only that He could, and that He DOES still heal supernaturally, but also that He desires for me to… Read More The Healing Journey

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He Speaks Our “Language” and Teaches us His

I love the way God speaks to me in “my language”… 🌷📸 🌈 And I love the way God leads us into His language, His Word, and then He “speaks” it to us in our language—He makes it real to us in a way that we can understand and receive. ☀️ The way He “meets”… Read More He Speaks Our “Language” and Teaches us His