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7.27.2021 – The Night Season

I’ve written about this before, but it’s on my heart again this morning… I used to be spooky-afraid of God. And the “Holy Spirit”… well, I didn’t think much about Him—I tried not to. And if I did, I was only spooked at the thought of Him being near. But I didn’t know Him. It… Read More 7.27.2021 – The Night Season

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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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7.15.2021 – A Prayer for a Story That Will Bring Him Glory

This morning, I have a few specific people on my heart… …and also multitudes of people that I do not know. So what do I do? I take it to my Heavenly Father. 💝 So Father, I ask, that Your Holy Spirit would help me to pray Your heart for these situations—for these specific people,… Read More 7.15.2021 – A Prayer for a Story That Will Bring Him Glory

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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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7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

“Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.”—Psalm 143:8 “He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for the sake of His name.”—Psalm 23:3 God, I love You… Read More 7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

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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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7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

As I was sitting here with the Lord this morning, sharing my heart with Him, and seeking what is on His… I began to feel a deeper sense of “need“ …for “deep, daily revival“… “restoration, rejuvenation, or renewal of interest after spiritual neglect, oblivion, or obscurity” …And then I began to hear these lyrics: “I… Read More 7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

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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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Breaking Silence

Sometimes when we go through something… …and we don’t necessarily see it happening to anyone else around us (at least that we can see or pick up on)… we can believe that we’re the “only ones in the WHOLE world going through it”… And it’s easy to get ALL wrapped up in what we’re going… Read More Breaking Silence

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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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2:22 AM this morning…

I woke up, wide awake— around 2:22 AM this morning… …and I couldn’t go back to sleep. I immediately thought of this verse when I looked at the time… “He reveals deep and secret things; He knows what is in the darkness, And light dwells with Him.“—Daniel 2:22 …and I was drawn to go sit at the… Read More 2:22 AM this morning…

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Better than we can imagine…

“I don’t think the way you think.    The way you work isn’t the way I work.”        God’s Decree.“For as the sky soars high above earth,    so the way I work surpasses the way you work,    and the way I think is beyond the way you think.Just as rain and snow descend from the skies    and don’t go back until they’ve… Read More Better than we can imagine…

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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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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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Lost & Found

Have you ever lost something that was meaningful to you? Have you ever had something very precious stolen from you? Destroyed? Demolished? “Gone?“… But what if… that thing is also meaningful in God’s heart and it has already been recorded and established and safely kept in eternity?💖✍ And what if… nothing that truly matters has… Read More Lost & Found