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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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12.21.2021 – 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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12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

I came across a video of a lady sharing about a certain kind of “spiritual practice” that she had gotten into… And as I watched and listened to her story (with Jesus right by my side)… I could feel my heart break for her. I could see, that she had been a child who was… Read More 12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

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12.13.2021 – The Desire to Understand

This morning as I awoke from sleep… I had Daniel, from the bible, on my mind. While I have been unable to recall the dreams I was dreaming, for some reason I woke up thinking about this man, Daniel. As I walked from the bedroom over to my table in the dining room, it was… Read More 12.13.2021 – The Desire to Understand

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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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12.9.2021 – What “Relationship” means to Him…

I’ve been reflecting on this year, 2021… What an interesting year. 📆 For me, this year has been filled with things to overcome. I think it was back in 2020, I had a dream… Basically, the meaning of this dream was that God was going to take me through a change in my thinking. He… Read More 12.9.2021 – What “Relationship” means to Him…

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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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12.7.2021 – Dwelling in the Danger Zone

You know, sometimes it seems like God allows us to live right, smack in the middle of the “danger zone.” That’s actually pretty accurate. Who knows how many things He’s rescued us from. And if we think about it too much, in the wrong way, believing the lies that fear would like us to believe…… Read More 12.7.2021 – Dwelling in the Danger Zone

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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”

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12.4.2021 – Another donkey update…

I felt it was time to share another donkey update… 😁 If you read on here a week or so ago, then you probably know that we’ve decided to bring a couple of young, miniature donkeys here to live on our farm (yes—hard for me to believe, but I would say that we are officially… Read More 12.4.2021 – Another donkey update…

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12.3.2021 – Learning to be okay with being me, imperfectly…

Can I be honest? I’ve been struggling in my mind lately. I’ve been struggling with some of the things that have come into the light within my heart… Just when things seem to be smooth-sailing for a bit, I seem to run into the next thing to overcome. But I’m thankful that the journey is… Read More 12.3.2021 – Learning to be okay with being me, imperfectly…

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12.1.2021 – The thing about “panic” is…

The thing about panic is… it’s hard to escape it while in the midst of facing it. And I might be able to make a good guess—a solid calculation as to when the fear may try to sneak in, …but somehow the panic that comes with sudden, subconscious anxiety… …always seems to catch me off… Read More 12.1.2021 – The thing about “panic” is…

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11.30.2021 – God does things right.

Sometimes it takes a slower, deeper journey to get to where God wants to take us… to get to the kind of work that God desires to do within us. The relationship that is developed within the journey is so important to Him. How patient He is… You know, God does things right. 💝 Not… Read More 11.30.2021 – God does things right.

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11.29.2021 – “Remain… Keep your hand to the plow. Remember…I will be with you. I will not leave you…”

Sometimes I slip into this way of thinking, where I try to “figure it all out”… or I begin to fret or worry that maybe I’ve missed something, that I might be doing something wrong based on the ‘results’ that I see… “…well, maybe these things, these results, mean I should do this instead…” “…maybe… Read More 11.29.2021 – “Remain… Keep your hand to the plow. Remember…I will be with you. I will not leave you…”

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11.28.2021 – Healer of Broken Hearts

You know the little saying that goes, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me”… …well that’s a big lie. Words can be like arrows that wound deeply. “There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.”—Proverbs 12:18 I’m thankful that… Read More 11.28.2021 – Healer of Broken Hearts

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11.25.2021 – “Am I thankful?”

Here’s a quick heart-checker… “…am I thankful right now?” “or am I grumbling?” As God leads me to take an honest look at my heart, then I should be able to know, by the help of His Spirit, …where I truly am. And I’m thankful… that when I do not discover thankfulness within my heart…… Read More 11.25.2021 – “Am I thankful?”