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2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

One of the things I am learning about living life in the midst of facing fears and anxiety, is learning to accept… that fear and anxiety might not always just “go away” when I’d like them to “just go away.” Learning to accept… that I won’t always be swept up and “rescued” from all of… Read More 2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

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2.14.2022 – This might be the start of a new chapter…

I’m learning all KINDS of new things these days… how to live the farm life, how to take care of animals, how to train animals, how to be the boss of the animals lol, how to not be afraid of the animals… One of the things I’ve really struggled with over the years is being… Read More 2.14.2022 – This might be the start of a new chapter…

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2.4.2022 – I saw ‘you’ this morning…

This morning has been a little different than usual. I pondered whether or not I was to share this on here this morning, but I felt the go ahead, so here goes… This morning while in prayer, while seeking the Lord’s heart for whatever He might want to put upon mine… …I began to see… Read More 2.4.2022 – I saw ‘you’ this morning…

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1.30.2022 – Yes, I spiraled—and I began to sink… but He lifted me. ☀️

The other week I slipped into an intense state of anxiety… And then after a little while of getting completely wound up in that I realized I had finally spiraled down into depression. I went from “over-caring” and obsessing over all the “what ifs”… to apathy, numbness, and not even wanting to get up out… Read More 1.30.2022 – Yes, I spiraled—and I began to sink… but He lifted me. ☀️

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1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

Heavenly Father, I’m struggling… I’m having to work through some things that I never expected would be this much of a struggle to work through at this point in my life. It’s humbling. How life seems to bring our weaknesses right out of us… Things that we don’t always like to see about ourselves. And… Read More 1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

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1.25.2022 – “What if?”

You know what? Over the last couple of weeks, to be very honest, I have dipped into this “what if, what if” kind of thinking. And these “what ifs” can so quickly spiral me into obsessive thinking, obsessive worrying… At times, thinking through the maizes of scenarios that these “what ifs” of fear want to… Read More 1.25.2022 – “What if?”

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1.24.2022 – Wrestling with change…

“Things change…” Ha, of course they do. Change can hit us at different levels, in different ways, Sometimes change is subtle, gradual… and what a relief! But sometimes change comes suddenly, sometimes change is more extreme. Things have changed so much in my life lately. In some ways it has been gradual, and then in… Read More 1.24.2022 – Wrestling with change…

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1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…

I’m in a different kind of “learning season”… And the lessons I am learning are fast-paced, unfamiliar, “jump right in and make mistakes”… I am having to learn things quickly when I’d prefer to take it slow. It feels like I’ve been nudged into something brand new and different… with a little bit of an… Read More 1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…

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1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

We need… what God places before us to face. For He knows how we need to be shaped. He has purpose… even in the mistakes He allows us to make! Yes, we need… what God allows into our paths—the challenges that arise in our lives… …that we may learn to OVERCOME… …that we might confidently… Read More 1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

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1.10.2022 – The Lord is MY Deliverer

“My soul, wait silently for God alone,For my expectation is from Him.He only is my rock and my salvation;He is my defense;I shall not be moved.In God is my salvation and my glory;The rock of my strength,And my refuge, is in God. Trust in Him at all times, you people;Pour out your heart before Him;God is a refuge for us. Selah“-Psalm 62:5-8 “The LORD is my rock… Read More 1.10.2022 – The Lord is MY Deliverer

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1.1.2022 – “Which voice will I give ear to this year?”

…and just like that… we’ve stepped into 2022. ✨ This year… Even in the midst of the screaming voices of fear… May LOVE be the “loudest” voice we hear! 💓🔊👂 “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound… Read More 1.1.2022 – “Which voice will I give ear to this year?”

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12.25.2021 – A little Christmas gift…

So I thought the story of “The Small One” might be fitting for this Christmas… There is something about this precious Christmas story that touches my heart in the sweetest, most tender way. 💝 And speaking of little donkeys… I thought I’d share a few photos of me with my Christmas gift this year… little… Read More 12.25.2021 – A little Christmas gift…

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12.21.2021 – The “Unexpected” Donkey

With all of this talk of donkeys in my life these days… I have become intrigued about their biblical and symbolic significance and meaning. But let me back up… “Why donkeys?” “Why now?” I still honestly have no idea. All I know is that one day, I suddenly discovered a desire within me to raise… Read More 12.21.2021 – The “Unexpected” Donkey

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12.10.2021 – Learning to be Led

Have you ever just automatically “drawn a line” about something that you’re not completely sure about? “Let’s just decide about this thing right now, I’m not completely sure about this thing, but I’d rather just draw a protective line than face my questions and uncertainty about it.” So you draw a line, you toss it… Read More 12.10.2021 – Learning to be Led

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12.8.2021 – Good Reason

God, You have good reason… for the things You ask us to endure through. God, You have GOOD reason… for allowing the hard things in life that build what You desire to build in us, as Your people. How You know what we need… And sometimes that means allowing the hard things that build capacity… Read More 12.8.2021 – Good Reason

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12.6.2021 – God is a “Planner”

“The plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations.”—Psalm 33:11 Do you know that our God is a “planner“? He is! He is such a planner. He makes good plans, and He has a good plan in His heart for me and for you. It’s okay for us… Read More 12.6.2021 – God is a “Planner”