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7.29.2021 – Wondering that leads to Wavering…

Do you ever feel the “wavering” as your mind gets caught up in “wondering“… Do you ever grow weary in the “pressing through”? “God, I’m pressing through… and I’m leaning on Your truth… and I’m waiting upon You… …but… I’m wondering if this “thing”—this thing that You’ve led me to…is really worth it. I’m wondering… Read More 7.29.2021 – Wondering that leads to Wavering…

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7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

“Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”—Matthew 13:32 Often times the “seed” that God is planting today is meant to flourish in its fullness —to “unfold” —to be “revealed”… Read More 7.16.2021 – He Unfolds His Plans

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7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

I was sitting here this morning, and as I wrote today’s date at the top of my journal, I immediately thought of, “Matthew 7:10” (which, I had no idea what verse it was off the top of my head) It says, “…or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?” This… Read More 7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

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7.9.2021 – Searching for My Assignment

What if discovering my next “assignment“… is as simple… as doing the thing, —being grateful for the thing SEEING the thing… that God has placed right here, before me to do… “right now, right here…” Perhaps what I am already doing! Right here within my own two hands. Not what I see, “over to the… Read More 7.9.2021 – Searching for My Assignment

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7.4.2021 – He Gives Us Truth to Set Us Free

I was reading in Jeremiah 15 this morning… You know, Jeremiah went through some pretty tough things in his life. …extreme hardship and persecution. He was waiting on the Lord for some things too. And Jeremiah took his heart before the Lord—he was honest and open with God about where he HONESTLY was in his… Read More 7.4.2021 – He Gives Us Truth to Set Us Free

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7.2.2021 – He PURIFIES our Hearts to PREPARE us… that we may be ABLE to SEE and RECOGNIZE Him!

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.“—Matthew 5:8 NIV “Blessed [anticipating God’s presence, spiritually mature] are the pure in heart [those with integrity, moral courage, and godly character], for they will see God.“—Matthew 5:8 AMP Every so often, the Lord will take me into another season of doing a “deep, deep… Read More 7.2.2021 – He PURIFIES our Hearts to PREPARE us… that we may be ABLE to SEE and RECOGNIZE Him!

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The thing about “seasons”…

“To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven…” —Ecclesiastes 3:1 “He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding…”—Daniel 2:21 The thing about “seasons” is… they’re different they change… …and they change us. God uses them… Read More The thing about “seasons”…

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His Beloved Daughter

“I will be a true Father to you,    and you will be my beloved sons and daughters,”    says the Lord Yahweh Almighty.”—2 Corinthians 6:18 TPT “Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love that he has lavished on us! He has called us and made us his very own beloved children.”—1 John 3:1 TPT “This resurrection… Read More His Beloved Daughter

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The Painful Purification Process

“Who can discern his own errors? Cleanse me from my hidden faults.”—Psalm 19:12 Have you ever prayed this? He’ll do it, oh, He will do it. God will test us, and sometimes in that time of testing things will rise to the surface of our hearts, and we’ll feel the pain. A “test” from God… Read More The Painful Purification Process

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Surrendering in Order to Grow

Well, this morning has been “unusual”… 🙃 …out of my “norm”… You see, I was “kicked out” of my usual spot at the table this morning by my husband, who had an early morning zoom call. 😊 And now I’m currently sitting outside, on the porch of my unfinished “study (to-be)” —with my cat sitting… Read More Surrendering in Order to Grow