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His Invitation

“Teach me Your way, O Lord;I will walk in Your truth;Unite my heart to fear Your name.I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart,And I will glorify Your name forevermore.For great is Your mercy toward me,And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.”—Psalm 86:11-13 NKJV Do we really… Read More His Invitation

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Am I willing to be “weak” in the thing He asks me to do?

Have you ever decided not to do something because you just didn’t think you had it in yourself to do it? How many times in life have we depended on our own “strengths and abilities” as if they were the things that made us “able” in the first place? “And God is able to make… Read More Am I willing to be “weak” in the thing He asks me to do?

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“Mirroring” God

I love studying and understanding “human behavior”… Perhaps you’ve heard of the term “mirroring“? It’s said that “mirroring” with another person helps one to better “connect” with that person by “imitating verbal or nonverbal behaviors.” The interesting thing is, many times we “mirror” another person during conversation without even realizing that we’re doing it. We’re… Read More “Mirroring” God

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You are not “anxiety.”

“When I am afraid,I will put my trust in You.”—Psalm 56:3 Did you notice in that verse, that it says… “when” I am afraid? Not “if“… but “when.” “When my anxious thoughts multiply within me,Your consolations delight my soul.”—Psalm 94:19 I love how David is so open and vulnerable about the battles that he faced.… Read More You are not “anxiety.”

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The Unfolding

Felt like He spoke this into my heart this morning… …and perhaps, this portion wasn’t just for me. “…Thank Me… for who I have created you to be—even if you cannot see the fullness of it yet. From this place, you will grow… 🌷✨ I am helping you to discover who you really are in… Read More The Unfolding

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…And then… we understand.💡

Sometimes we have to go through times of “not understanding”—a realization that we just do not understand… And often times, we have to learn to trust God in our “lack” of understanding… …before we are given the understanding that we seek. 💡 There are things in my life that I do not understand right now.… Read More …And then… we understand.💡

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A Part in His Play

What is it that we’ve believed… that we would think we want or need to be… “the same”…as everybody else. …when our God has so obviously created us to be wonderfully, and uniquely “different“… Purposefully, and precisely different. Multicolored multifaceted… Each a unique “color” of His heart—His beautiful personality. He is pure, “white light.” Perfect… Read More A Part in His Play

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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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“I’ve got you…”

“I’ve got you… Yes, you may have to endure through the valley for a little while… but your journey through the valley— with Me… is just as much a part of your story as your “moments on the mountaintop.“ Just keep going. Just keep trusting. There’s more in store… ☀️ Prepare, and expect to be… Read More “I’ve got you…”

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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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Above & Beyond

Can we learn… to be grateful—even for the things that “hinder” us in life? Even for the trials the weaknesses the lack the disappointment the mockery the ridicule the rejection the lies …all the things that attempt to convince us…”to drive ourselves into the cave” to dull and darken our light to shut ourselves down…… Read More Above & Beyond

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Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…

Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him… Don’t be ashamed of walking through the “valley.” Don’t worry that you “should be“… “someone else” in “someplace else.” Do not worry… if you’ve found yourself in the middle of a hard, uncertain kind of place. Remember… that there are lessons to be… Read More Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…

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“Now I truly understand…”

Have you ever gone through something… And then you realize… that now you truly “understand” what it’s like to go through it, to experience it… the hardship, the trial, the struggle, the scary health situation, the feeling of unknown, the mental spiral, the very real panic attack, the challenge, the mistake, the failure, —whatever it… Read More “Now I truly understand…”

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Empowered for Breakthrough

There has been an intense resistance that I’ve felt this morning… To be honest, even just bringing myself to the table—has been unusually challenging today. I spent some time in my head… thinking “this thought” and “thinking that thought”… Dwelling on a few things, considering a few things… And then finally I took it all… Read More Empowered for Breakthrough

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Night Light

Were you ever afraid of the dark as a child? Oh, I was. …I would call it more of a “tormenting level” of fear of the darkness. And somehow, I knew, even as a tiny little child, that if I just turned on a “light”—even the tiniest little bit of light… I would be “okay.”… Read More Night Light