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4.7.2022 – So I’m going through this thing right now…

So I’m going through this thing right now… You see, “writing” has been “what I do”… …my preferred way of communication… The words have flowed onto the page every day for a few years now, and really, for most of my life, off and on… And while I still write in my every day for… Read More 4.7.2022 – So I’m going through this thing right now…

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3.7.2022 – God isn’t “complicated”…

…but He is complex. A lot of times God does things much differently than we expect. His ways are not our ways. We must learn to draw closer, draw nearer, and look closely… to see Him, and to understand. But that doesn’t mean that God is “complicated“… He’s complex. 🌈 But He makes it simple… Read More 3.7.2022 – God isn’t “complicated”…

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2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

One of the things I am learning about living life in the midst of facing fears and anxiety, is learning to accept… that fear and anxiety might not always just “go away” when I’d like them to “just go away.” Learning to accept… that I won’t always be swept up and “rescued” from all of… Read More 2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

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2.14.2022 – This might be the start of a new chapter…

I’m learning all KINDS of new things these days… how to live the farm life, how to take care of animals, how to train animals, how to be the boss of the animals lol, how to not be afraid of the animals… One of the things I’ve really struggled with over the years is being… Read More 2.14.2022 – This might be the start of a new chapter…

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2.12.2022 – I love writing, but…

I think I’m processing through life a little differently these days… So much of what I’ve written about on this blog, so far, has been my journey of processing through pain fear anxiety uncertainty challenges insecurities honest struggles… Perhaps the over-abundance of words has come from all the years and years of these kinds of… Read More 2.12.2022 – I love writing, but…

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2.4.2022 – I saw ‘you’ this morning…

This morning has been a little different than usual. I pondered whether or not I was to share this on here this morning, but I felt the go ahead, so here goes… This morning while in prayer, while seeking the Lord’s heart for whatever He might want to put upon mine… …I began to see… Read More 2.4.2022 – I saw ‘you’ this morning…

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1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💝 I’ve come… …right here before You. And I’m reminded, once again that You have always been just right here. I can feel You stirring in my heart… stirring up the fire once again …just like You always do. 💖 Yes, I could tell… I did worry when the fire began… Read More 1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

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1.30.2022 – Yes, I spiraled—and I began to sink… but He lifted me. ☀️

The other week I slipped into an intense state of anxiety… And then after a little while of getting completely wound up in that I realized I had finally spiraled down into depression. I went from “over-caring” and obsessing over all the “what ifs”… to apathy, numbness, and not even wanting to get up out… Read More 1.30.2022 – Yes, I spiraled—and I began to sink… but He lifted me. ☀️

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1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

Heavenly Father, I’m struggling… I’m having to work through some things that I never expected would be this much of a struggle to work through at this point in my life. It’s humbling. How life seems to bring our weaknesses right out of us… Things that we don’t always like to see about ourselves. And… Read More 1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

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1.25.2022 – “What if?”

You know what? Over the last couple of weeks, to be very honest, I have dipped into this “what if, what if” kind of thinking. And these “what ifs” can so quickly spiral me into obsessive thinking, obsessive worrying… At times, thinking through the maizes of scenarios that these “what ifs” of fear want to… Read More 1.25.2022 – “What if?”

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1.24.2022 – Wrestling with change…

“Things change…” Ha, of course they do. Change can hit us at different levels, in different ways, Sometimes change is subtle, gradual… and what a relief! But sometimes change comes suddenly, sometimes change is more extreme. Things have changed so much in my life lately. In some ways it has been gradual, and then in… Read More 1.24.2022 – Wrestling with change…

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1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

There is a phrase that many of us use… “be careful!” I catch myself using it all the time. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with “being careful” when there is a need to use caution out of wisdom. Of course, there is a time to genuinely caution someone else about something, don’t get me… Read More 1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

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1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…

I’m in a different kind of “learning season”… And the lessons I am learning are fast-paced, unfamiliar, “jump right in and make mistakes”… I am having to learn things quickly when I’d prefer to take it slow. It feels like I’ve been nudged into something brand new and different… with a little bit of an… Read More 1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…

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1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

We need… what God places before us to face. For He knows how we need to be shaped. He has purpose… even in the mistakes He allows us to make! Yes, we need… what God allows into our paths—the challenges that arise in our lives… …that we may learn to OVERCOME… …that we might confidently… Read More 1.16.2022 – Be(coming) an Overcomer

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1.14.2022 – A “Shockwave” of Prayer

There’s a lot of pain and sickness in the lives of many of those around us right now… This great need, this deep desperation… is stirring the heart of God. He loves us, He knows our need, and His heart is tender and compassionate towards us. 💝 And God allows His heart to be felt,… Read More 1.14.2022 – A “Shockwave” of Prayer

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1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life

“…write about exactly where you are.” So where am I? Well, there are some days when the words seem to flow, and flow, and overflow onto this page… …and there are other days–or what can feel like mini “seasons”… where the flow seems to be dried out. It’s the ebb. The words don’t seem to… Read More 1.12.2022 – Trusting Him in the Ebbs and Flows of Life