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3.31.2022 – I no longer write on this blog every day…

I no longer write on this blog every day… (There, I said it… …and do you know how much I’ve wrestled with it?) Do I still write? Yes. Will I still write? I sure hope so! But things have changed a lot in my life, and things have changed a lot in my writing, or… Read More 3.31.2022 – I no longer write on this blog every day…

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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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2.12.2022 – I love writing, but…

I think I’m processing through life a little differently these days… So much of what I’ve written about on this blog, so far, has been my journey of processing through pain fear anxiety uncertainty challenges insecurities honest struggles… Perhaps the over-abundance of words has come from all the years and years of these kinds of… Read More 2.12.2022 – I love writing, but…

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2.7.2022 – The battles we face in the changing of the seasons…

I’ll be honest… it seems I’ve been facing a battle within the place of my time of communion with the Lord. The time He and I share together here at the table each morning… the time we sit and write together. Somehow, ever since about 2018, I’ve had this beautiful “pocket of time” in the… Read More 2.7.2022 – The battles we face in the changing of the seasons…

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2.2.2022 – He’s always been there…

God has been reminding me from time to time, over the last couple of years, of these memories with Him (that I had forgotten until I found the old home videos). He reminds me that He has been with me, speaking a “song” into my heart from my very beginning… He’s always been just right… Read More 2.2.2022 – He’s always been there…

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1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💝 I’ve come… …right here before You. And I’m reminded, once again that You have always been just right here. I can feel You stirring in my heart… stirring up the fire once again …just like You always do. 💖 Yes, I could tell… I did worry when the fire began… Read More 1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

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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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1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

There is a phrase that many of us use… “be careful!” I catch myself using it all the time. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with “being careful” when there is a need to use caution out of wisdom. Of course, there is a time to genuinely caution someone else about something, don’t get me… Read More 1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

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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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1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

This is what seems to be flowing onto the page this morning… “I chose you, when you didn’t think anyone would ever want to choose you. …but I chose you. I chose you to do the work of My heart to be My child of light in the dark when you never thought you could… Read More 1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

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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?”