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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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1.10.2022 – The Lord is MY Deliverer

“My soul, wait silently for God alone,For my expectation is from Him.He only is my rock and my salvation;He is my defense;I shall not be moved.In God is my salvation and my glory;The rock of my strength,And my refuge, is in God. Trust in Him at all times, you people;Pour out your heart before Him;God is a refuge for us. Selah“-Psalm 62:5-8 “The LORD is my rock… Read More 1.10.2022 – The Lord is MY Deliverer

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1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

This is what seems to be flowing onto the page this morning… “I chose you, when you didn’t think anyone would ever want to choose you. …but I chose you. I chose you to do the work of My heart to be My child of light in the dark when you never thought you could… Read More 1.8.2022 – “I chose you…”

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1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

“You are the God who works wonders;You have made known Your strength among the peoples.“—Psalm 77:14 We don’t know how God will choose to “show up” in and through our lives… It’s kind of like that Forrest Gump quote, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” But we… Read More 1.6.2022 – “Am I willing to let God be God, in and through my life?”

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1.5.2022 – Resting in the Lightness of the Yoke of Christ

Do you ever find your self wrapped up in a heavy, overbearing, obsessive or worrisome kind of “pressure“? “I’ve got to figure this out. Right now.” “I’ve got to make this happen.” “…And why isn’t this happening?” “I’ve got to figure this out…” And you stop and take a look at the fruit, you look… Read More 1.5.2022 – Resting in the Lightness of the Yoke of Christ

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1.3.2022 – Learning to Trust a Trustworthy God

Let’s face it… there are things that happen in this life that we do not understand. 💔 “God, how can You allow this?” “God, what are You doing? “God, what is happening?” “God, my heart is breaking right now…” It’s so easy to stop, and take a look around at all of the things that… Read More 1.3.2022 – Learning to Trust a Trustworthy God

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1.1.2022 – “Which voice will I give ear to this year?”

…and just like that… we’ve stepped into 2022. ✨ This year… Even in the midst of the screaming voices of fear… May LOVE be the “loudest” voice we hear! 💓🔊👂 “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound… Read More 1.1.2022 – “Which voice will I give ear to this year?”

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12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

So it’s been a few days since I’ve written… It’s good to be back. 💖☀️ I’m here to wrap up this year. 🥳 As I sat down this morning to reflect on the last few days before the Lord, I’ve been thinking about the fact that 2022 is just on the other side of the… Read More 12.31.2021 – “Restore us, O God”

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12.25.2021 – A little Christmas gift…

So I thought the story of “The Small One” might be fitting for this Christmas… There is something about this precious Christmas story that touches my heart in the sweetest, most tender way. 💝 And speaking of little donkeys… I thought I’d share a few photos of me with my Christmas gift this year… little… Read More 12.25.2021 – A little Christmas gift…

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12.23.2021 – “Good Morning, Lord…”

Good Morning, Lord… ☀️ How You meet me every morning, like the sunrise… Will You wrap me in Your tender presence this morning? As I pause and be still before You, I wait expectantly… You are here… You are near… Thank You for caring for me. Thank You for watching over me. Thank You for… Read More 12.23.2021 – “Good Morning, Lord…”

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12.20.2021 – Meet “Flower” the Donkey

Well, she’s here! Our first donkey… Meet “Flower” the donkey. 🌸 She’s a 6 or 7 month old miniature donkey, and I completely adore her! 🥰 We have been in crunch-time mode to get her fence done over the last couple of weeks, and the day before she came we put up a little barn… Read More 12.20.2021 – Meet “Flower” the Donkey