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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…

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…But what if… He is planning on being “strong” where I am weak?

Have you ever discovered yourself thinking in this way… “Well, if I can’t do ____________ to a certain, acceptable, high-enough standard…. then it’s not worth trying, it’s not worth attempting, it’s not worth doing… If I can’t do ____________ “perfect” enough, then it’s not worth the risk of appearing ‘weak’ or flawed…” Boy, I have.… Read More …But what if… He is planning on being “strong” where I am weak?

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The “Crash and Burn” that Leads Us Straight into His Lesson of Rest

“Why do we do the things that we do?” This question intrigues me… I love digging into the depths of this question. There are so many things to discover… Just think, God knows and understands every little “quirk” about us… But here’s a serious question… Have you ever checked in on your heart, because you’ve… Read More The “Crash and Burn” that Leads Us Straight into His Lesson of Rest

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3.8.2021 – He Makes Good Use of it All

Good Morning, Lord. ☀️ How You take care of me… How You know me so well… How You make “good use” of — …even my greatest failures and shortcomings. How You so perfectly fill into all of the places where I lack. You don’t need my kind of “striving” to do what You want to… Read More 3.8.2021 – He Makes Good Use of it All

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2.22.2021 – Finding the Treasure in Every Kind of Circumstance

What if… it’s ALL more than worth… going through the thing you’re going through… going through the thing that almost took you down almost took you out… (or so it seemed) the thing that feels— almost unbearable at times… What if… the lessons that are gained, the relationship that is enriched… from going “through“… the… Read More 2.22.2021 – Finding the Treasure in Every Kind of Circumstance

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2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father 💝🌈 How I love to write about You… How I love to learn about You… …How afraid I once was… of You… …but You surprised me…with how wonderful You are. ✨ This thing between You and me, it’s so different than I ever would have dreamed. And You always knew… that… Read More 2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

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2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

This morning the Lord led me to a verse, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God turned it into good in order to bring about this present result, to save the lives of many people.” —Genesis 50:20 It’s funny because, even though I’ve not really been quoting this verse or referring to… Read More 2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

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1.25.2021 – He reminds us of what TRULY matters…

“From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.“—Ephesians 4:16 There’s a lot of distracting “self-destruction” trying to happen right now. Can I just be vulnerably honest with you?… Read More 1.25.2021 – He reminds us of what TRULY matters…