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Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

“O send out your light and your truth;       let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill       and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God,       to God my exceeding joy; and I will praise you with the harp,       O God, my God.”… Read More Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal

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His Word does not return void—no matter how it seems in the moment…

I remember a season of my life, where I dealt with horrible, intrusive thoughts… Thoughts that would freak me out. Thoughts that would try to “chew me up.” Thoughts that would make me question what kind of a human being I was—”Why am I DEALING with THIS?” Thoughts that would make me want to run… Read More His Word does not return void—no matter how it seems in the moment…

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Remember: You are NOT what you face.

I’ve struggled with social anxiety, in some way, shape, or form, for most of my life… Sometimes it’s not so bad, and other times it seems to sneak up on me just when I think I’m doing better in facing it. In many ways, things have gotten easier in the last few years of my… Read More Remember: You are NOT what you face.

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Life Lessons on “The Farm”

Well, yesterday was an interesting day “on the farm”… 🥺 You may or may not know this, but we’ve been raising turkeys over the last few weeks. (I had no IDEA how much personality a turkey has! These that we’re raising are just the sweetest, and they LOVE people. They go running to people because… Read More Life Lessons on “The Farm”

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“This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

Have you ever read a passage of scripture… and all of a sudden, you just feel it? 💓 Something sinks in, something hits your heart, something stirs in you… The Word of God is SO ALIVE… 📖✨ This morning when I opened to the book of Lamentations, I honestly thought… “….oh no…” (Just being honest!… Read More “This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”

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His Invitation

“Teach me Your way, O Lord;I will walk in Your truth;Unite my heart to fear Your name.I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart,And I will glorify Your name forevermore.For great is Your mercy toward me,And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.”—Psalm 86:11-13 NKJV Do we really… Read More His Invitation

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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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He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

Have you ever wanted God to just take something away? To remove something out of your life, out of your path… Perhaps something scary. Something painful. Something uncomfortable. Something “uncertain.” Something inconvenient… But what if… He wants to teach you, to reveal to you… what it’s like to walk through that “thing” to face that… Read More He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…

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Facing the Place of “Unknown”

How do we face the place of “unknown?” How do we find the courage, the strength and stability that we need… to be able to cope… to get through? We trust the One who knows ALL things. ✨ We trust the One who LOVES us beyond what we can comprehend! We trust the One who… Read More Facing the Place of “Unknown”

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You are not “anxiety.”

“When I am afraid,I will put my trust in You.”—Psalm 56:3 Did you notice in that verse, that it says… “when” I am afraid? Not “if“… but “when.” “When my anxious thoughts multiply within me,Your consolations delight my soul.”—Psalm 94:19 I love how David is so open and vulnerable about the battles that he faced.… Read More You are not “anxiety.”

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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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“Write upon my heart, Lord. I trust You with Your pen.”

There is a moment… …when we “break open” before the Lord… Sometimes it takes a little time… and sometimes we open right up as we come into His presence. But as we “break open” before Him… in that moment… we may not know or have any idea what He might desire to do in our… Read More “Write upon my heart, Lord. I trust You with Your pen.”

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The Beautiful Mystery of Tears

This morning as I came before the Lord… I asked Him to wash away something that He led me to discover within my heart. And as I felt the tears come… I knew, somehow in that very moment that a cleansing work had been done in my heart. 💖 Have you ever noticed… the timing… Read More The Beautiful Mystery of Tears

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A God Who longs to share His heart…

Oh God, You are a God… Who longs to share the hidden, unseen things with us. You long to share with us… the most intricate and intimate places of Your heart. 💝 You LONG to be able to share these things with those who love You and with those who know You and with those… Read More A God Who longs to share His heart…

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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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“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…”