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1.7.2022 – Past, Present, Future

God, I thank You for what You’ve done… “…For You have done wonderful things;Your counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.“-Isaiah 25:1 “For You have been a strength to the poor, A strength to the needy in his distress, A refuge from the storm, A shade from the heat…”-Isaiah 25:4 God, I thank You for what You are doing now… “O… Read More 1.7.2022 – Past, Present, Future

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1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

“You are the God who works wonders;You have made known Your strength among the peoples.“—Psalm 77:14 We don’t know how God will choose to “show up” in and through our lives… It’s kind of like that Forrest Gump quote, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” But we… Read More 1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

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1.3.2022 – Learning to Trust a Trustworthy God

Let’s face it… there are things that happen in this life that we do not understand. 💔 “God, how can You allow this?” “God, what are You doing? “God, what is happening?” “God, my heart is breaking right now…” It’s so easy to stop, and take a look around at all of the things that… Read More 1.3.2022 – Learning to Trust a Trustworthy God

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12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

So it’s been a few days since I’ve written… It’s good to be back. 💖☀️ I’m here to wrap up this year. 🥳 As I sat down this morning to reflect on the last few days before the Lord, I’ve been thinking about the fact that 2022 is just on the other side of the… Read More 12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

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12.23.2021 – “Good Morning, Lord…”

Good Morning, Lord… ☀️ How You meet me every morning, like the sunrise… Will You wrap me in Your tender presence this morning? As I pause and be still before You, I wait expectantly… You are here… You are near… Thank You for caring for me. Thank You for watching over me. Thank You for… Read More 12.23.2021 – “Good Morning, Lord…”

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12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

I saw a post on the She Rises Instagram, and I wanted to share it because I feel that it’s such a key reminder in this time we are living in. It applies to every moment—every kind of situation of every day. I also love the simplicity of the way it’s expressed… And I am… Read More 12.22.2021 – “And His name will be the hope of all the world.”

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12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

I came across a video of a lady sharing about a certain kind of “spiritual practice” that she had gotten into… And as I watched and listened to her story (with Jesus right by my side)… I could feel my heart break for her. I could see, that she had been a child who was… Read More 12.17.2021 – The Eyes of the Heart

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12.16.2021 – Watch for Glimpses

I love the way God uses the “things of life” that we can compare and contrast… …these real-life “parables” that He uses to give us deeper understanding. A few years ago, the Lord led me to search into the ‘meaning’ of my name. And one of the things I felt like He showed me, was… Read More 12.16.2021 – Watch for Glimpses

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12.15.2021 – “God, will You prepare my heart for this day…”

Heavenly Father, I sense that You are preparing my heart for this day… Ready my heart, God… that I might show compassion that I might shine with Your pure light. Align my heart with Yours today, make me sensitive to the leading of Your Spirit. I know that You will show me the way, and… Read More 12.15.2021 – “God, will You prepare my heart for this day…”

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12.13.2021 – The Desire to Understand

This morning as I awoke from sleep… I had Daniel, from the bible, on my mind. While I have been unable to recall the dreams I was dreaming, for some reason I woke up thinking about this man, Daniel. As I walked from the bedroom over to my table in the dining room, it was… Read More 12.13.2021 – The Desire to Understand

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12.11.2021 – Landscape Architect

God is like a Landscape Architect. He designs every plant, so perfectly into place… For He has the perfect landscape plan. And He has in mind… when it is the perfect time for each flower, every tree, every plant to flourish and shine… He is the One who makes things grow. He is the One… Read More 12.11.2021 – Landscape Architect

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12.10.2021 – Learning to be Led

Have you ever just automatically “drawn a line” about something that you’re not completely sure about? “Let’s just decide about this thing right now, I’m not completely sure about this thing, but I’d rather just draw a protective line than face my questions and uncertainty about it.” So you draw a line, you toss it… Read More 12.10.2021 – Learning to be Led

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12.9.2021 – What “Relationship” means to Him…

I’ve been reflecting on this year, 2021… What an interesting year. 📆 For me, this year has been filled with things to overcome. I think it was back in 2020, I had a dream… Basically, the meaning of this dream was that God was going to take me through a change in my thinking. He… Read More 12.9.2021 – What “Relationship” means to Him…

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12.8.2021 – Good Reason

God, You have good reason… for the things You ask us to endure through. God, You have GOOD reason… for allowing the hard things in life that build what You desire to build in us, as Your people. How You know what we need… And sometimes that means allowing the hard things that build capacity… Read More 12.8.2021 – Good Reason

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12.7.2021 – Dwelling in the Danger Zone

You know, sometimes it seems like God allows us to live right, smack in the middle of the “danger zone.” That’s actually pretty accurate. Who knows how many things He’s rescued us from. And if we think about it too much, in the wrong way, believing the lies that fear would like us to believe…… Read More 12.7.2021 – Dwelling in the Danger Zone

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12.6.2021 – God is a “Planner”

“The plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations.”—Psalm 33:11 Do you know that our God is a “planner“? He is! He is such a planner. He makes good plans, and He has a good plan in His heart for me and for you. It’s okay for us… Read More 12.6.2021 – God is a “Planner”