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9.14.2021 – Surprised and Amazed by His 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 earth,So are My ways higher than your ways,And My thoughts than your thoughts.“—Isaiah 55:8-9 This morning, I am sitting within an “obvious” and yet, deeper realization, and I’m soaking it in… No matter how much I get to know God in… Read More 9.14.2021 – Surprised and Amazed by His Ways

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9.3.2021 – “I’ve already taken care of it.”

Yesterday we had an opportunity to hike to a secluded, century-old cabin for a photo assignment. This cabin was part of a once-thriving community, and it was “one of the few structures that withstood the devastating 1916 flood.” Only accessible by foot, the hike was around 10-11 miles—unlike any kind of hike we had ever… Read More 9.3.2021 – “I’ve already taken care of it.”

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8.27.2021 – The Beauty of Restoration

We live in a house that was originally built back in the 1920s, I believe. It’s been modified multiple times over the years. In the last phase of the renovations the previous owners gave it more of a “contemporary” makeover. We were told there were no hardwoods under the carpet, but lo and behold, we… Read More 8.27.2021 – The Beauty of Restoration

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8.12.2021 – He wraps it all up, and ties it together with a beautiful bow…

Sitting here this morning, I’ve been reflecting on some thoughts and conversations. …life highlights replaying in my mind… Good memories, …hard memories… But deeper realizations came. And with these realizations… …came a flood of gratitude, and warm, happy tears. 🥰💗💝 ✨ “God has been writing my testimony, and He’s pulling it all together!” Yes, I… Read More 8.12.2021 – He wraps it all up, and ties it together with a beautiful bow…

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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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6.30.2021 – “Not good enough.”

What if… what I’ve been “looking for” “waiting on God for” “thinking I need“ …has really been right here in front of me …already placed right here, within my own two hands …all this time? What if… what I’ve been seeking… looking for… is just right here before me right here within the grasp of… Read More 6.30.2021 – “Not good enough.”

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Breaking Silence

Sometimes when we go through something… …and we don’t necessarily see it happening to anyone else around us (at least that we can see or pick up on)… we can believe that we’re the “only ones in the WHOLE world going through it”… And it’s easy to get ALL wrapped up in what we’re going… Read More Breaking Silence

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What kind of season are you in?

…I poured into my journal this morning. 📝✨ It felt good to get these things in my heart out, and into the light ☀️ …before my Heavenly Father. 💝 How healing and beautifully revealing it is to simply dwell with Him. 💖 Thank You, Father. 💝 This morning, I found myself asking this question: “Father,… Read More What kind of season are you in?

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Daring to Dream With God

Have you ever discovered a “dream in your heart”… and it seems near impossible as you look at yourself or your current situation? It seems unlikely? Maybe you’ve even had people laugh at you (or behind your back) about it, or they’ve even told you that you’d “surely fail.” And then, as you can’t seem… Read More Daring to Dream With God

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Semi Spur-of-the-Moment Camping Trip

So we decided to go on a semi, spur-of-the-moment camping trip for a couple of days. 🏕 I have to say, getting away from our “usual” has been quite needed, perhaps more than I’ve realized. 💖☀️ What is it about “change” that can be “unsettling”…but then when we go with it, we realize it’s the… Read More Semi Spur-of-the-Moment Camping Trip

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The Healing Journey

It’s been 8 years since I first dared to ask the Lord if He would heal me… I’ve dealt with an autoimmune condition since I was 11 years old. Eight years since I started believing, not only that He could, and that He DOES still heal supernaturally, but also that He desires for me to… Read More The Healing Journey

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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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Light of the World

“Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, ‘I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.’”—John 8:12 “And Yeshua spoke again with them and he said: ‘I AM THE LIVING GOD, The Light of… Read More Light of the World

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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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Something Old, Something New

This morning I took a journey back through some of my journals from 2016-2018… Every now and then the Lord prompts me go with Him into my journals, because most of the time, He has something fresh and new for me to see and to grasp and to understand…something fresh, that will “reignite” certain areas… Read More Something Old, Something New

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…and then His loving light floods in…

The moment… when your heart begins to break open before Him… and in that same moment… you can FEEL His loving light flood into the broken, hurting places of your heart. You can feel Him meet you, in the broken places, where the pain is coming from… …and in that same moment… the sunrise begins… Read More …and then His loving light floods in…