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We can trust Him with our “tomorrow”…

How easy is it to get all wrapped up in “tomorrow“? How easy is it to become obsessed with questions like these: “What does my future hold? Where am I heading? What’s going to happen to me?“ The truth is… We can trust Him with our “tomorrow”… but He wants us to pay attention to… Read More We can trust Him with our “tomorrow”…

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An Opportunity to Step into the New

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”— Isaiah 43:19-21 (NIV) Father, I thank You for the opportunity… that You’ve placed within this new day. Help me to be able to recognize these opportunities from… Read More An Opportunity to Step into the New

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Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

“O send out your light and your truth;       let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill       and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God,       to God my exceeding joy; and I will praise you with the harp,       O God, my God.”… Read More Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

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Remember: You are NOT what you face.

I’ve struggled with social anxiety, in some way, shape, or form, for most of my life… Sometimes it’s not so bad, and other times it seems to sneak up on me just when I think I’m doing better in facing it. In many ways, things have gotten easier in the last few years of my… Read More Remember: You are NOT what you face.

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Life Lessons on “The Farm”

Well, yesterday was an interesting day “on the farm”… 🥺 You may or may not know this, but we’ve been raising turkeys over the last few weeks. (I had no IDEA how much personality a turkey has! These that we’re raising are just the sweetest, and they LOVE people. They go running to people because… Read More Life Lessons on “The Farm”

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“Whatever is True”

“And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.“—1 Thessalonians 2:13 “Now we have received not the… Read More “Whatever is True”

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He Plants His Desires Within Our Hearts 💖🌱

Well, we arrived back home from our camping trip yesterday afternoon. 🏕 It was a much needed time for me and Jason to get away, and spend some time AWAY from our work, together. These things are important, you know. It’s easy to lose sight of the importance of cultivating relationship. I’m so thankful that… Read More He Plants His Desires Within Our Hearts 💖🌱

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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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“This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

Have you ever read a passage of scripture… and all of a sudden, you just feel it? 💓 Something sinks in, something hits your heart, something stirs in you… The Word of God is SO ALIVE… 📖✨ This morning when I opened to the book of Lamentations, I honestly thought… “….oh no…” (Just being honest!… Read More “This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

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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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He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

Have you ever wanted God to just take something away? To remove something out of your life, out of your path… Perhaps something scary. Something painful. Something uncomfortable. Something “uncertain.” Something inconvenient… But what if… He wants to teach you, to reveal to you… what it’s like to walk through that “thing” to face that… Read More He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

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Facing the Place of “Unknown”

How do we face the place of “unknown?” How do we find the courage, the strength and stability that we need… to be able to cope… to get through? We trust the One who knows ALL things. ✨ We trust the One who LOVES us beyond what we can comprehend! We trust the One who… Read More Facing the Place of “Unknown”

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Learning from The Great Teacher

Have you ever found yourself in the “place” of being SO hungry to learn… to grasp something to understand… …that you find it hard to wait patiently for the understanding that can only come from the Lord? There is a lesson, even in THIS place… Jesus Christ, “The Great Teacher”, has a perfect “lesson plan”… Read More Learning from The Great Teacher

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Plain and Simple 💡✨

How do I explain… How do I express? The sense of surprise… The joy… The sense of relief… When God takes something that is complicated… and in an instant✨ He makes it “simple” ✨ He makes it “light” and “easy”… 🙌 It’s like… He quietly and calmly reaches over and “turns on the light bulb”… Read More Plain and Simple 💡✨

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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