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Better than we can imagine…

“I don’t think the way you think.    The way you work isn’t the way I work.”        God’s Decree.“For as the sky soars high above earth,    so the way I work surpasses the way you work,    and the way I think is beyond the way you think.Just as rain and snow descend from the skies    and don’t go back until they’ve… Read More Better than we can imagine…

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“Father, what do YOU desire to write upon my heart?”

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”—Psalm 51:10 “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life…”—Proverbs 4:23 “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.”–Psalm 19:14… Read More “Father, what do YOU desire to write upon my heart?”

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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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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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…And then… we understand.💡

Sometimes we have to go through times of “not understanding”—a realization that we just do not understand… And often times, we have to learn to trust God in our “lack” of understanding… …before we are given the understanding that we seek. 💡 There are things in my life that I do not understand right now.… Read More …And then… we understand.💡

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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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Finding Him in the Inconvenient Places

We often find God in the midst of the inconvenient things. In the midst of pain. In the midst of discomfort. Have you ever found yourself in the middle of something inconvenient and you just knew there was something of God in the midst of it? “Father, I just sense that You are so in… Read More Finding Him in the Inconvenient Places

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“Behold…”

As I was in prayer this morning, something began to BURST from within my heart. 💖 Here it is… There is SO MUCH that God is doing that we cannot see! ✨ SO. MUCH! …far, far more than what we CAN see. And this morning, I can just feel the excitement…✨ I can just feel… Read More “Behold…”

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Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…

Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him… Don’t be ashamed of walking through the “valley.” Don’t worry that you “should be“… “someone else” in “someplace else.” Do not worry… if you’ve found yourself in the middle of a hard, uncertain kind of place. Remember… that there are lessons to be… Read More Don’t be ashamed of where you are in your journey with Him…

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Empowered for Breakthrough

There has been an intense resistance that I’ve felt this morning… To be honest, even just bringing myself to the table—has been unusually challenging today. I spent some time in my head… thinking “this thought” and “thinking that thought”… Dwelling on a few things, considering a few things… And then finally I took it all… Read More Empowered for Breakthrough

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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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Your own, unique “Story Line” is just waiting to be lived…

I was sitting here this morning— writing, reflecting, talking with the Lord about some things… And He so wonderfully interrupted where my reflections were going, to remind me of this truth. And I know that it’s for me, and perhaps it’s also for you… “He created YOU with your very own story. Your own UNIQUE… Read More Your own, unique “Story Line” is just waiting to be lived…

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Learning to Live in the Light

Well—here I am again… Putting words onto the page… Ever since I began writing on this journal site a couple of years ago, the amount of words that have come forth, has honestly surprised me. I had no idea there were so many words, bursting within me—just waiting to come out onto the pages. And… Read More Learning to Live in the Light

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Something “Better” than a “Quick Fix”

I remember in the very, very beginning of when I started facing some things in my heart, before the Lord… When I came into the light… It was more like I came into a realization—I began to recognize—that ‘my way’ of living life just wasn’t working. And in that time, I remember describing, something that… Read More Something “Better” than a “Quick Fix”

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3.17.2021 – Change is in the Air

I feel like there is so much changing right now… Things are always changing, but this feels like an intensified, rapid kind of change… Change always makes me feel uncomfortable. But without change, how else would we go from the old into the new? …Without God using change to nudge us forward? And just like… Read More 3.17.2021 – Change is in the Air