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Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

“O send out your light and your truth;       let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill       and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God,       to God my exceeding joy; and I will praise you with the harp,       O God, my God.”… Read More Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

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“This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

Have you ever read a passage of scripture… and all of a sudden, you just feel it? 💓 Something sinks in, something hits your heart, something stirs in you… The Word of God is SO ALIVE… 📖✨ This morning when I opened to the book of Lamentations, I honestly thought… “….oh no…” (Just being honest!… Read More “This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

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He Speaks Our “Language” and Teaches us His

I love the way God speaks to me in “my language”… 🌷📸 🌈 And I love the way God leads us into His language, His Word, and then He “speaks” it to us in our language—He makes it real to us in a way that we can understand and receive. ☀️ The way He “meets”… Read More He Speaks Our “Language” and Teaches us His

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A God Who longs to share His heart…

Oh God, You are a God… Who longs to share the hidden, unseen things with us. You long to share with us… the most intricate and intimate places of Your heart. 💝 You LONG to be able to share these things with those who love You and with those who know You and with those… Read More A God Who longs to share His heart…

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Living a Parable

If we didn’t have to live an imperfect life here on the earth… would we truly be able to grasp… to understand…to experience that God’s ways are higher than our ways? “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the… Read More Living a Parable

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“Behold…”

As I was in prayer this morning, something began to BURST from within my heart. 💖 Here it is… There is SO MUCH that God is doing that we cannot see! ✨ SO. MUCH! …far, far more than what we CAN see. And this morning, I can just feel the excitement…✨ I can just feel… Read More “Behold…”

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Into the Deep

Have you ever felt as though… you’ve found yourself in a “shallow” kind of place? —a place without much feeling or depth. I found myself in that place this morning. But then suddenly… it was as if the Lord took me by the hand and, caught me off guard with the most tender kind of… Read More Into the Deep

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Learning to Live in the Light

Well—here I am again… Putting words onto the page… Ever since I began writing on this journal site a couple of years ago, the amount of words that have come forth, has honestly surprised me. I had no idea there were so many words, bursting within me—just waiting to come out onto the pages. And… Read More Learning to Live in the Light

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Almighty God—Nurturer and Protector

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.“—Psalm 91:1 Did you know… …that “The Almighty” is a name for God describing His dual roles as nurturer and protector? The definition of “nurture” is: “to supply with nourishment” “to further the development of” “training, upbringing”… Read More Almighty God—Nurturer and Protector

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Something “Better” than a “Quick Fix”

I remember in the very, very beginning of when I started facing some things in my heart, before the Lord… When I came into the light… It was more like I came into a realization—I began to recognize—that ‘my way’ of living life just wasn’t working. And in that time, I remember describing, something that… Read More Something “Better” than a “Quick Fix”

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3.6.2021 – The Mirage of “Perfection”

Is it strange… That when I’m getting to know a person, what I really I long to learn about them, are things like… “What have you come through—struggled through, wrestled through, walked victoriously into— in your life, that has shaped you, that is shaping you now?” And, “What are you honestly in the middle of… Read More 3.6.2021 – The Mirage of “Perfection”

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3.5.2021 – A different kind of uncomfortable…

“…Father…the words don’t feel like they’re flowing as they usually do…” …these are the words I’ve written to Him this morning… I confide in Him, as I feel my heart trying not to worry over something that feels different. It’s a “place” I don’t often find myself in…at least when it comes to written words.… Read More 3.5.2021 – A different kind of uncomfortable…

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2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father 💝🌈 How I love to write about You… How I love to learn about You… …How afraid I once was… of You… …but You surprised me…with how wonderful You are. ✨ This thing between You and me, it’s so different than I ever would have dreamed. And You always knew… that… Read More 2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

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2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

This morning the Lord led me to a verse, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God turned it into good in order to bring about this present result, to save the lives of many people.” —Genesis 50:20 It’s funny because, even though I’ve not really been quoting this verse or referring to… Read More 2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

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2.7.2021 – Enduring through the Hindrances

I’m realizing that… Sometimes God allows “the hindrances” to remain, for a little while. Sometimes for what seems like a long while… But He is still good. He is still trustworthy. ? And He is still working and creating and building and moving— even when it seems that nothing is changing for the better. I… Read More 2.7.2021 – Enduring through the Hindrances

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2.5.2021 – “Peace calms a troubling situation when explanations fail.”

To be honest… I’ve been dealing with some things—some unexpected issues in my body. Do you ever feel like your body just doesn’t want to cooperate? It can be frustrating. And to be honest… I’ve been trying not to worry or fret when these issues are at their worst. Thankfully the issues come and go.… Read More 2.5.2021 – “Peace calms a troubling situation when explanations fail.”