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8.11.2020 – God’s Windows

I asked the Lord this morning, what He was speaking to my heart… Because I knew that He was speaking…. But in that moment, my mind felt “cluttered” with distractions and all kinds of things bouncing around in there… So I asked Him to help me to “zero in” on what it was that He… Read More 8.11.2020 – God’s Windows

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8.10.2020 – The “Foreshocks”

We had a 5.1 earthquake in North Carolina yesterday—apparently it was the first one of this kind of magnitude we’ve had in the state in over 100 years. We’re definitely not used to earthquakes around here—at least not the natural ones. As I was reading about the earthquake in the news yesterday, the thing I… Read More 8.10.2020 – The “Foreshocks”

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8.9.2020 – “…but you belong to God…”

A simple reminder… “But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world.” —1 John 4:4 NLT Here is the full passage in The Passion Translation: A Warning against False Teaching… Read More 8.9.2020 – “…but you belong to God…”

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8.8.2020 – The mysterious, beautiful ways He “speaks”…

Today, on 8/8, marks 11 years that Jason and I have been married. 💗 Our wedding day was on “8/8” and I don’t think either of us really read into the biblical meaning of the numbers within the date back then —we kind of just chose a convenient date, honestly. But since then, over the… Read More 8.8.2020 – The mysterious, beautiful ways He “speaks”…

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8.7.2020 – “When did that happen? When did that change?”

There is this mysterious “way” that He does things… this way of His that is so “hidden above the surface” of what our eyes can see…. “that thing we never thought we’d be doing”— and yet suddenly… we find ourselves doing that thing. And it feels natural—or perhaps I should say “supernatural” —it’s not forced.… Read More 8.7.2020 – “When did that happen? When did that change?”

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8.6.2020 – Do you ever find yourself “wrestling”?

God allows us to “wrestle” through things, sometimes… Have you ever felt you’ve had to “wrestle” your way through something? To “wrestle” means, “to struggle with a difficulty or problem.” Maybe you’re wrestling with a series of circumstances… Maybe you’re wrestling with a lack of understanding or clarity or because of being in a scary… Read More 8.6.2020 – Do you ever find yourself “wrestling”?

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8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

I’m realizing that…often the things we think matter, really don’t matter as much as the things we think are “too little” to matter. (oops…is that a tongue twister? 😆) There are things that we think, don’t matter…. and they actually really DO matter, a whole lot. “Little things are indeed little, but to be faithful… Read More 8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

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8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

In the moment we take hold of His hand… He begins to prepare, sanctify, purify, dedicate, and reserve us—to make us holy and consecrated for His purpose… He takes us to a place of being “set apart”… “designated or separated for a particular use.” God’s ways are so far beyond our ways—He does things we… Read More 8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

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8.3.2020 – The Inbox of our Hearts

If God had something He wanted to share with you, from His heart…. A message… Would you like to know what it is? Would you like to hear it? Would you like to read it? 💌 Would you want to hear what He has to say from His heart to yours? If He had something… Read More 8.3.2020 – The Inbox of our Hearts

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8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”

Good Morning, Father. 💖☀️ Thank You for Your Holy Spirit, who teaches me and leads me and deals with all my ways, and shows me the way…. by Your Holy Spirit I am helped into the place of being able to encounter Your heart, Father. 💝✨ Heavenly Father, it is Your heart to love me… Read More 8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”

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7.31.2020 – A Unified “Voice”

I’m realizing that right now, is a time that we —”the church” —are meant to be God’s “answer” and His “voice” of truth and hope to the earth. 💝☀️ But what happens when the church doesn’t have a purified, “unified voice?” Can the voice of the Lord be clearly heard through the church, to the… Read More 7.31.2020 – A Unified “Voice”

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7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The Voice”

There is a battle raging… …and it’s all about “the voice.” My voice, your voice, the voice of the body of Christ as a whole. What happens when the enemy finds a way to “silence” us? To “shut us down” in response to fear. To “shame” us. To “disqualify” us. To “muzzle” us… To shut… Read More 7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The Voice”

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7.29.2020 – When I find myself struggling with “surrender”…

I came across this song again yesterday… and it was like I was hearing it in a new and fresh way…. with “fresh ears” —if I can describe it like that. After hearing this song many, many times throughout my life, and in all different kinds of seasons, here it is speaking to me in… Read More 7.29.2020 – When I find myself struggling with “surrender”…

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7.28.2020 – He Restores Our Sight

Have you ever stopped and paid attention to the pictures and scenes that play in your mind… they often play so quickly and subtly that it’s easy to disregard them. Over the last couple of years, I’ve started paying attention. I’ve started realizing that this part of my mind is not meant to just be… Read More 7.28.2020 – He Restores Our Sight

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7.27.2020 – “Noise Cancellation”

Did you know that “criticism” is the same as “condemnation”? The definition of “criticism” is, “the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes.” “disapproval, fault-finding, denunciation, condemnation” Perhaps we’re learning to hold our tongue when it comes to criticizing others… …but what about that “inner critic”? Do we command… Read More 7.27.2020 – “Noise Cancellation”

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7.26.2020 – The Beauty of the Process

Some mornings, I’m surprised by how much “comes up” from within me onto the page… And other mornings, I feel as though I’m still processing what the Lord is wanting me to process by the time He leads me to go ahead and start typing. When I am in process, I tend to be shorter… Read More 7.26.2020 – The Beauty of the Process