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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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8.6.2020 – 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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8.2.2020 – “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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8.1.2020 – This goes out to the “Black Sheep”

This morning as I was sitting here, I thought of the term, “black sheep.” This term means, “a member of a family or group who is regarded as a disgrace to them.” “In the English language, black sheep is an idiom used to describe an odd or disreputable member of a group, especially within a family. The… Read More 8.1.2020 – This goes out to the “Black Sheep”

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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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7.27.2020 – “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

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7.25.2020 – A ‘Hidden’ Tragedy of Injustice…is Coming into the Light

Confession: Sometimes I need reminding that the world is much bigger and deeper than this little piece of ground I’ve found myself standing on. Sometimes I desperately need a moment of realization…that there are much more important and urgent things going on in this world, than just my little life and all that I have… Read More 7.25.2020 – A ‘Hidden’ Tragedy of Injustice…is Coming into the Light

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7.23.2020 – “I am only one…but still I am one.”

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” ― Helen Keller There’s a lot of “fighting” going on in the world right now… And yes, there is a… Read More 7.23.2020 – “I am only one…but still I am one.”

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7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

When the battle is raging, and we begin to find ourselves growing weary, and we look around and see no light in sight… We can suddenly find ourselves in the place of almost giving up and losing hope. I’ve been there a time or two, have you? But just when I find myself getting to… Read More 7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

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7.20.2020 – Dismantling these “Ticking Time Bombs”

Over the last few years, my life has felt like a time of constant “testing” — a journey of the revealing of things “hiding” deep within my heart. You see, I asked the Lord to help me in dealing with my heart, I asked Him to help me and to transform me… and, boy has… Read More 7.20.2020 – Dismantling these “Ticking Time Bombs”

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7.19.2020 – “I will show him My salvation…”

We can’t see the “full map” the way God can. He will show us glimpses, He will show us clues to keep leading us to the places we need to reach at the right times… …but there are reasons He doesn’t allow us to see the whole picture of the map. Why? Well, I don’t… Read More 7.19.2020 – “I will show him My salvation…”

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7.18.2020 – “I look for Your deliverance, Lord!”

“The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”—Psalm 34:17 The word “deliverance” means, “the action of being rescued or set free.” It can mean, to be carried through, with nothing but His strength. It can mean a believer being set free from demonic oppression. It can mean… Read More 7.18.2020 – “I look for Your deliverance, Lord!”