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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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7.26.2021 – Realizations of His Nearness

“Am I not a God near at hand”—God’s Decree—    “and not a God far off?Can anyone hide out in a corner    where I can’t see him?”        God’s Decree.“Am I not present everywhere,    whether seen or unseen?”        God’s Decree.”—Jeremiah 23:23-24 MSG “Look to the Lord and his strength;seek his face always.”—1 Chronicles 16:11 “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were… Read More 7.26.2021 – Realizations of His Nearness

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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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7.22.2021- Run, Hide, or Remain…

I don’t know about you… but sometimes God has to “nudge” me into situations that make me feel “uncomfortable“… I’ll find myself in situations… where I can choose to run, to hide… or to remain… If I run, or if I hide, I’ll miss out on what God wants to do, what He wants to… Read More 7.22.2021- Run, Hide, or Remain…

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7.21.2021 – Growing in Character

“Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering… Read More 7.21.2021 – Growing in Character

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7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.“—Ephesians 2:10 “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;You have anointed my head with oil;My cup overflows.“—Psalm 23:5 “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will… Read More 7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

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7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

“Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”—Matthew 13:32 Often times the “seed” that God is planting today is meant to flourish in its fullness —to “unfold” —to be “revealed”… Read More 7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

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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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7.12.2021 – Created to Overcome

Have you ever just not wanted to be ‘you‘? …with all of the challenges and obstacles and struggles that you face in your life? “…if only I could be somebody else…” But what if… God knows what He’s doing? 💝 (and He does.) And what if… God is setting you up… for greatness for victory…… Read More 7.12.2021 – Created to Overcome

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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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7.9.2021 – Searching for My Assignment

What if discovering my next “assignment“… is as simple… as doing the thing, —being grateful for the thing SEEING the thing… that God has placed right here, before me to do… “right now, right here…” Perhaps what I am already doing! Right here within my own two hands. Not what I see, “over to the… Read More 7.9.2021 – Searching for My Assignment

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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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7.5.2021 – Learning to trust God with who He’s created me to be…

“Trust God with who He’s created you to be.” …this is what is on my heart this morning. And it’s a deep, deep lesson I am learning in my life right now. God is taking me through it, until it sinks in, through and through. I’m seeing now, how it’s such an important lesson to… Read More 7.5.2021 – Learning to trust God with who He’s created me to be…

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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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7.3.2021 – Guardian of Our Hearts

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God…“—Philippians 4:6 “…do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”—Isaiah 43:18-19… Read More 7.3.2021 – Guardian of Our Hearts