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10.18.2021 – “…I will sing the truth into the dark…”

Here’s a song for your Monday morning… “Fighting Words” by Ellie Holcomb “Fear is like a broken recordSame old songs of accusation playLike “who are you to speak the truthJust look at all your failures and mistakes.”And “if they really knew youThere’s no way they could love you anyway”ButI will fight the lies with the… Read More 10.18.2021 – “…I will sing the truth into the dark…”

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10.16.2021 – Dear Heart…

Dear Heart, It’s okay to be “in-process”… It’s okay to be in that “in-between” place. It’s okay to be in the middle of sorting things out, to be in the middle of “working through“… …to have not yet reached the place of having “resolve”… of “making it through“… Dear Heart, it’s okay to be “a… Read More 10.16.2021 – Dear Heart…

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10.11.2021 – “Write every day down…”

I love these lines from a song by Jason Upton, “A lifetime can pass byAnd if we don’t watch itWe’ll miss all that it has to sayWrite every day down…” Every day—every “word, every page“ is worth… “writing down”… Because in Christ, our hope, our trust is in Him. And the pages of our “redemption… Read More 10.11.2021 – “Write every day down…”

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9.30.2021 – He reaches out to cleanse us, and He draws us back in…

I love when I get to see a “contrast“ that helps me to better understand… This morning I came across a verse in the old testament, talking about King Uzziah getting leprosy because of his disobedience… “…he dwelt in an isolated house because he was a leper; for he was cut off from the house… Read More 9.30.2021 – He reaches out to cleanse us, and He draws us back in…

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9.28.2021 – “Poetry”

Have you ever noticed when— ….every now and then… a song seems to really strike something deep inside of you? And you feel it… I came across a song yesterday, and it hit me this way. Thought perhaps I should share it on here today. 🎶☀️ It’s called, “Poetry” by Taylor Leonhardt. What a sweet,… Read More 9.28.2021 – “Poetry”

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9.27.2021 – Breath of Life

I am growing to LOVE when the Lord “interrupts” me… 😊 Yes, God… please interrupt me! (Oh boy, what have I prayed?) This morning, as I was writing and reflecting on something in my journal, it was like… He swooshed in… …and something different and beautiful seemed to float into my heart. 💖 God, You’re… Read More 9.27.2021 – Breath of Life

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9.24.2021 – Trusting When I Cannot See the Work of His Hand

This morning I was reminded of the writings of Habakkuk when I came across a video clip of a message from Billy Graham… …And the theme of this actually meshes with the theme of a dream I had early this morning. I won’t go into the detail of the dream, but I will go into… Read More 9.24.2021 – Trusting When I Cannot See the Work of His Hand

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9.23.2021 – The Small, the Weak, the Rejected, and the Outcast

I was reading through some scriptures this morning, and I began to notice a “theme”… As I read through these scriptures, it was as though I could “see” and “notice“ and feel a deeper compassion for: The Small The Weak The Rejected The Outcast One of the things that I LOVE about the Lord is…… Read More 9.23.2021 – The Small, the Weak, the Rejected, and the Outcast

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9.18.2021 – An invitation for the “more” that He has in store…

I love mornings when it’s kind of like a “seek and find adventure” through the living, breathing Word of God… You know, when the Lord gives us tiny glimpses into something that is surrounded and hidden in mystery, but He invites us into this place of “seeking and finding” with Him… There is so much… Read More 9.18.2021 – An invitation for the “more” that He has in store…

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9.16.2021 – Lessons Learned from Seasons of Change

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens…”—Ecclesiastes 3:1 Can you feel it? The change that is in the air? As the song goes, “The times they are a-changin’” The things of this earth never remain the same. “While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat,… Read More 9.16.2021 – Lessons Learned from Seasons of Change

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9.9.2021 – “This is a test.”

Have you ever had something happen in your life… and as this circumstance or situation seems to hit you, …it “hits you“… “Oh…. this is a test.” Oh, the testing of God… The way that He allows the things in our hearts to be stirred up— how they rise to the surface, revealing ways in… Read More 9.9.2021 – “This is a test.”

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8.24.2021 – Perspective

I love when God confirms things… I always get a little giddy when He does that, because I am so excited to learn, and to practice seeing and hearing Him in my moment by moment. 💖💡 This morning, as I put on some music, it came to the song called “Heavens Perspective“… …and then as… Read More 8.24.2021 – Perspective

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7.24.2021 – He Walks With Me

“And He walks with me and He talks with meAnd He tells me I am his ownAnd the joy we share as we tarry thereNone other has ever known…” —from the song, “In the Garden” Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💝☀️ I don’t know what You have in store for this day… …but You do. 💗… Read More 7.24.2021 – He Walks With Me

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7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

As I was sitting here with the Lord this morning, sharing my heart with Him, and seeking what is on His… I began to feel a deeper sense of “need“ …for “deep, daily revival“… “restoration, rejuvenation, or renewal of interest after spiritual neglect, oblivion, or obscurity” …And then I began to hear these lyrics: “I… Read More 7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

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Breaking Silence

Sometimes when we go through something… …and we don’t necessarily see it happening to anyone else around us (at least that we can see or pick up on)… we can believe that we’re the “only ones in the WHOLE world going through it”… And it’s easy to get ALL wrapped up in what we’re going… Read More Breaking Silence

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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”