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1.14.2022 – A “Shockwave” of Prayer

There’s a lot of pain and sickness in the lives of many of those around us right now… This great need, this deep desperation… is stirring the heart of God. He loves us, He knows our need, and His heart is tender and compassionate towards us. 💝 And God allows His heart to be felt,… Read More 1.14.2022 – A “Shockwave” of Prayer

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1.7.2022 – Past, Present, Future

God, I thank You for what You’ve done… “…For You have done wonderful things;Your counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.“-Isaiah 25:1 “For You have been a strength to the poor, A strength to the needy in his distress, A refuge from the storm, A shade from the heat…”-Isaiah 25:4 God, I thank You for what You are doing now… “O… Read More 1.7.2022 – Past, Present, Future

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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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12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

So it’s been a few days since I’ve written… It’s good to be back. 💖☀️ I’m here to wrap up this year. 🥳 As I sat down this morning to reflect on the last few days before the Lord, I’ve been thinking about the fact that 2022 is just on the other side of the… Read More 12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

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12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

I saw a post on the She Rises Instagram, and I wanted to share it because I feel that it’s such a key reminder in this time we are living in. It applies to every moment—every kind of situation of every day. I also love the simplicity of the way it’s expressed… And I am… Read More 12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

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12.12.2021 – Face-to-Face with “Impossible”

Sometimes the Lord allows us to come very close to the “edge“… …a place that seems like “certain death” for us. An outcome that seems grim, and the closer and closer we inch to the edge, the more and more we come face-to-face with “the impossible.“ All we can see is how close we are… Read More 12.12.2021 – Face-to-Face with “Impossible”

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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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12.7.2021 – 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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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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11.24.2021 – Let Freedom Ring

“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.”—Galatians 5:13 “Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.”—1 Peter 2:16 “For freedom Christ has set us… Read More 11.24.2021 – Let Freedom Ring

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11.22.2021 – “I don’t feel like it…”

Can I be honest? I love writing, I find healing in putting words onto the page… …but I don’t feel like writing today. I don’t feel like letting you in on where I am today. And yet, as God so often does… He nudges me. 💓🍃☀️ And I guess, rather than hiding away, He wants… Read More 11.22.2021 – “I don’t feel like it…”

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11.20.2021 – The sweetest times, often come out of the hardest times…

Could it be… that the sweetest times, come out of the most challenging times… the hardest times… For it can be in these times, that we encounter the sweetest, most tender times with the Lord. 💝✨ It is in these times, that we feel His closeness, and His strength the most. 💔🍃☀️ He’s with us… Read More 11.20.2021 – The sweetest times, often come out of the hardest times…

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11.13.2021 – Hidden in Plain Sight

“For there is nothing hidden that will not become evident, nor anything secret that will not be known and come out into the open.”—Luke 8:17 Fear can hide. Shame can hide. But it amazes me, the way… that God slowly surfaces these areas that are hidden. I’m so thankful that He does. And suddenly, we can see…… Read More 11.13.2021 – Hidden in Plain Sight

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11.12.2021 – (Not-so) Surprising Assignments

Many times, the things that we’re created to do—to put our hands to… …are things we’d never expect or imagine. Would I have ever dreamed that I would one day become a photographer? A small-business owner? Certainly not! There was a time in my life… when I was too socially anxious to sit face to… Read More 11.12.2021 – (Not-so) Surprising Assignments

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11.10.2021 – The Example of the Flower

I was listening to a young lady share about some of the challenges she has faced (and overcome) in her life. And something she said really stuck with me… She said, “A flower doesn’t flourish overnight. It doesn’t go from bud to blossom in one gigantic burst. It takes patience, time, and a whole lot… Read More 11.10.2021 – The Example of the Flower