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2.26.2021 – Destined and Designed to Overcome

“You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.“—1 John 4:4 “I write these things to you, dear children, because you truly have a relationship with the Father. I write these things, fathers and mothers, because you have had… Read More 2.26.2021 – Destined and Designed to Overcome

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2.25.2021 – Walking at His Perfect Pace

I vividly recall a memory… 6th grade I was in the restroom with the other girls and I could not bear to look at myself in the mirror. Because it was too painful. Because I hated what I saw… Because I SO despised myself… Because I SO “hated” myself. There was a deep, deep self-hatred… Read More 2.25.2021 – Walking at His Perfect Pace

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2.23.2021 – Getting to the Heart of the Matter

I woke up around 2:30 AM this morning… …half asleep… And words were just bursting and flowing into my heart—phrases and realizations… and I began hearing them “written out” in my mind. Rather unusual for me at that hour… And once I was able to wake up, fully, I jotted down a note in my… Read More 2.23.2021 – Getting to the Heart of the Matter

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2.22.2021 – Finding the Treasure in Every Kind of Circumstance

What if… it’s ALL more than worth… going through the thing you’re going through… going through the thing that almost took you down almost took you out… (or so it seemed) the thing that feels— almost unbearable at times… What if… the lessons that are gained, the relationship that is enriched… from going “through“… the… Read More 2.22.2021 – Finding the Treasure in Every Kind of Circumstance

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2.20.2021 – Learning to Rest the Mind

The sunrise is back… ☺️☀️✨ …and it’s so beautiful, and warm, and hopeful, and glorious this morning. I wish I could convey the feeling of being surrounded by the morning light… But I just don’t think I can do it justice with words right now. So I took a photo of it this morning. Perhaps… Read More 2.20.2021 – Learning to Rest the Mind

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2.16.2021 – It isn’t any surprise, that we must face hard things…

Yesterday was “hard”… …when it shouldn’t have been. Have you had days like that? Days when the battle is raging… …but mostly only in your mind… …mostly only because of worries or deep concerns that you didn’t even realize where hiding in there…and they came bursting out. Or because of the “what now?“s that seem… Read More 2.16.2021 – It isn’t any surprise, that we must face hard things…

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2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father 💝🌈 How I love to write about You… How I love to learn about You… …How afraid I once was… of You… …but You surprised me…with how wonderful You are. ✨ This thing between You and me, it’s so different than I ever would have dreamed. And You always knew… that… Read More 2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…

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2.13.2021 – He reminds me…

God is faithful to remind me… To remind me of His love… To remind me of His truth… To remind me, of the deepest things that are on my heart—perhaps even things that have been hidden from my sight, unrealized thus far… …but now realized, revealed… and remembered… Recovered. Reminded of the way it was,… Read More 2.13.2021 – He reminds me…

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2.12.2021- The Way of The Gardener

As I was sitting here this morning, the plants hanging by my window caught my attention… And as I looked at the branches on one of my plants, I realized that many of the branches are unhealthy, twisted up, and out of control. They’ve lost their color— …leaves are brown and withered in some places…… Read More 2.12.2021- The Way of The Gardener

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2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

This morning the Lord led me to a verse, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God turned it into good in order to bring about this present result, to save the lives of many people.” —Genesis 50:20 It’s funny because, even though I’ve not really been quoting this verse or referring to… Read More 2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”

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2.3.2021 – Learning to Recognize His Voice through the Noise

I’m realizing that there is something so beautiful about the way God longs for us to be able to recognize His voice in the midst of the noise… …for ourselves, one-on-one, heart-to-heart… From a Father, directly to His son or daughter…. It can be frustrating sometimes, or even a little scary when we think we… Read More 2.3.2021 – Learning to Recognize His Voice through the Noise

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2.2.2021 – “Lord, am I more desperate for ‘understanding’ than I am for You?”

Have you ever found yourself so desperately attempting to grasp for some kind of “understanding“… And then suddenly after a little while you realize that you’ve been reaching and striving so hard for this… “understanding“…. When God is simply asking you to, “be still” and “trust“… and “know that He is God“… We can find… Read More 2.2.2021 – “Lord, am I more desperate for ‘understanding’ than I am for You?”

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1.31.2021 – God’s Arrows

This morning has been quite an adventure that I’m still processing… (Isn’t it wonderful and incredible how the Lord can take us on an “adventure” —all right from our seat at the dining room table?) Where do I begin? The Lord first led me to this verse, which I’ve been digging into this morning… “Then… Read More 1.31.2021 – God’s Arrows

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1.28.2021 – Remember, He is like the Sunrise!

I look forward to watching the sunrise each morning… ☀️ How to describe it? I think of the word, “glorious” I even look forward to the time just before the dawn… Because there is great anticipation in the time of watching and waiting… Even when it’s the darkest part of the night… For we know… Read More 1.28.2021 – Remember, He is like the Sunrise!

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1.27.2021 – “Oaks of Righteousness”

“…So they will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.”—Isaiah 61:3 This morning, the Lord put a phrase on my heart, “Oaks of Righteousness” …and so I looked up some of the translations of the scripture that includes this phrase. “to grant to those who mourn in… Read More 1.27.2021 – “Oaks of Righteousness”

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1.25.2021 – He reminds us of what TRULY matters…

“From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.“—Ephesians 4:16 There’s a lot of distracting “self-destruction” trying to happen right now. Can I just be vulnerably honest with you?… Read More 1.25.2021 – He reminds us of what TRULY matters…