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8.8.2020 – The mysterious, beautiful ways He “speaks”…

Today, on 8/8, marks 11 years that Jason and I have been married. 💗 Our wedding day was on “8/8” and I don’t think either of us really read into the biblical meaning of the numbers within the date back then —we kind of just chose a convenient date, honestly. But since then, over the… Read More 8.8.2020 – The mysterious, beautiful ways He “speaks”…

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7.31.2020 – A Unified “Voice”

I’m realizing that right now, is a time that we —”the church” —are meant to be God’s “answer” and His “voice” of truth and hope to the earth. 💝☀️ But what happens when the church doesn’t have a purified, “unified voice?” Can the voice of the Lord be clearly heard through the church, to the… Read More 7.31.2020 – A Unified “Voice”

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7.29.2020 – When I find myself struggling with “surrender”…

I came across this song again yesterday… and it was like I was hearing it in a new and fresh way…. with “fresh ears” —if I can describe it like that. After hearing this song many, many times throughout my life, and in all different kinds of seasons, here it is speaking to me in… Read More 7.29.2020 – When I find myself struggling with “surrender”…

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7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

When the battle is raging, and we begin to find ourselves growing weary, and we look around and see no light in sight… We can suddenly find ourselves in the place of almost giving up and losing hope. I’ve been there a time or two, have you? But just when I find myself getting to… Read More 7.22.2020 – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”

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7.12.2020 – “World Outside Your Window”

I love this new song by Hillsong Young & Free, how relevant it is for today… “World Outside Your Window” by Hillsong Young & Free “There’s a song that stirs the spiritAnd it calls the heart to lifeIt’s an anthem in the makingCan you feel it start to rise?Can you hear the generationsGetting louder over timeEvery son and every… Read More 7.12.2020 – “World Outside Your Window”

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7.11.2020 – Discovering Him for Eternity

Have you heard of “The Chosen” series? More than likely, you have… I was a little late in getting to it. I think everyone had already seen it by the time I started digging into it. But oh, how it wrecked me…. 😭and I’m talking a blubbering, snotty, all-choked up kind of mess… and it… Read More 7.11.2020 – Discovering Him for Eternity

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6.20.2020 – “I will Sing”

I discovered this song at just the perfect time yesterday… This new song by Sandra McCracken so lifted and encouraged me in a moment of frustration and discouragement. I was reminded (yet again) of exactly what I need to do in times like these —to just keep “singing” of His love and faithfulness, regardless of… Read More 6.20.2020 – “I will Sing”

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6.19.2020 – Trusting Him in the Process

We have an enemy who wants us to retreat, to give up, to shut down, to coward back… …But we have a God who leads us to victory, and when we walk with Him, He has promised to give us what we need —the endurance in order to get there. 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️ “For everything that was… Read More 6.19.2020 – Trusting Him in the Process

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6.6.2020 – “Nothing happens like you think…”

I came across this song, somehow… thought I’d share it here. 🎧🎵💖 I love how this artist writes about her struggles and battles, and then she remembers the truth. ☀️ “Not in Control” by Madison Cunningham “These troubles have got their hold on meThese paranoying thoughts don’t allow me any sleepI ask myself, how and… Read More 6.6.2020 – “Nothing happens like you think…”

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5.31.2020 – “He Will Redeem it All”

I recently discovered this song, written by Melanie Penn, and it refills me with hope and encouragement with the reminder that it brings… She says on her social media, “Good morning, little song. You were written for these times. ‘…He will redeem it all every sigh of sorrow will be turned into a song He… Read More 5.31.2020 – “He Will Redeem it All”

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5.15.2020 – “Girls with Swords”

Yesterday morning on my Facebook page I shared a quote from a “Facebook Memory” from that date, in the year 2016. “Our God loves triumphing over what looks impossible; therefore, he calls an ambush without any means of escape “an opportunity”!” ― Lisa Bevere, Girls with Swords: Why Women Need to Fight Spiritual Battles (Take note… Read More 5.15.2020 – “Girls with Swords”

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5.13.2020- “Softly and Tenderly”

I felt led to sharing this hymn this morning… This one gives me chills every time I hear it sung from within a congregation —all the voices all around me, singing and “calling” together—joining together with the will and desire of His heart. 💝It’s more powerful than perhaps we realize. It’s like the singing of… Read More 5.13.2020- “Softly and Tenderly”

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5.10.2020 – “In the Garden”

I’ve always loved this hymn, and I love it even more after hearing this new version of it, performed by Wilder Adkins and McKenzie Lockhart… In the Garden Words and Music by C. Austin Miles, 1912 I come to the garden alone, While the dew is still on the roses, And the voice I hear falling… Read More 5.10.2020 – “In the Garden”

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4.24.2020 – Lessons from Butterflies

I came across some beautiful news yesterday on social media… The 300 million Monarch butterflies will be arriving in our area within the next couple of weeks as they migrate north. 🦋 There are so many lessons we can learn through watching the ways of the butterflies. Layers upon layers of lessons that are built… Read More 4.24.2020 – Lessons from Butterflies

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4.19.20 – “Be Thou My Vision”

This morning after a time of writing down some things in my journal — questions and thoughts I had for the Lord, and things I felt I heard Him say to me from His heart, I began hearing the old Irish hymn, “Be Thou My Vision”… I haven’t actually listened to this hymn in a… Read More 4.19.20 – “Be Thou My Vision”

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4.6.2020 – “We Will Feast”

This is another one of my favorites by Sandra McCracken that I want to share this morning. This song brings courage, joy, and hope, especially in times of uncertainty, and in times of trouble, in times of waiting— for me, it’s a beautiful reminder of what’s ultimately to come for us as beloved children of… Read More 4.6.2020 – “We Will Feast”