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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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3.1.2022 – “Stay Grounded”

“As for God, his way is perfect:The Lord’s word is flawless;he shields all who take refuge in him.” -Psalm 18:30 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”- Matthew 7:24 “Your word is a lamp for my feet,a… Read More 3.1.2022 – “Stay Grounded”

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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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2.9.2022 – “Hallways”

Transitional times can often be challenging times… I think of a “hallway.” Often times, hallways don’t have windows. Sometimes there are doorways to other rooms, but ultimately, we follow a hallway because it’s leading us from “point A to point B.” We usually can’t see too much around us within these “hallways of transition.” But… Read More 2.9.2022 – “Hallways”

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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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1.28.2022 – “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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1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life

“…write about exactly where you are.” So where am I? Well, there are some days when the words seem to flow, and flow, and overflow onto this page… …and there are other days–or what can feel like mini “seasons”… where the flow seems to be dried out. It’s the ebb. The words don’t seem to… Read More 1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life

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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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1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

“You are the God who works wonders;You have made known Your strength among the peoples.“—Psalm 77:14 We don’t know how God will choose to “show up” in and through our lives… It’s kind of like that Forrest Gump quote, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” But we… Read More 1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

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1.5.2022 – Resting in the Lightness of the Yoke of Christ

Do you ever find your self wrapped up in a heavy, overbearing, obsessive or worrisome kind of “pressure“? “I’ve got to figure this out. Right now.” “I’ve got to make this happen.” “…And why isn’t this happening?” “I’ve got to figure this out…” And you stop and take a look at the fruit, you look… Read More 1.5.2022 – Resting in the Lightness of the Yoke of Christ