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8.14.2020 – “Is God able to share His secrets with me?”

There is something about a “hidden” or “secret” thing that intrigues me—there is something about a mystery that makes me want dig and discover and seek and find and understand… But why? I’ve been thinking a lot about God’s secrets… and what could be the things on His heart… When we want to really get… Read More 8.14.2020 – “Is God able to share His secrets with me?”

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8.9.2020 – “…but you belong to God…”

A simple reminder… “But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world.” —1 John 4:4 NLT Here is the full passage in The Passion Translation: A Warning against False Teaching… Read More 8.9.2020 – “…but you belong to God…”

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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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8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

I’m realizing that…often the things we think matter, really don’t matter as much as the things we think are “too little” to matter. (oops…is that a tongue twister? 😆) There are things that we think, don’t matter…. and they actually really DO matter, a whole lot. “Little things are indeed little, but to be faithful… Read More 8.5.2020 – The “Little Things” are “Big Things”

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8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

In the moment we take hold of His hand… He begins to prepare, sanctify, purify, dedicate, and reserve us—to make us holy and consecrated for His purpose… He takes us to a place of being “set apart”… “designated or separated for a particular use.” God’s ways are so far beyond our ways—He does things we… Read More 8.4.2020 – He can do Wonders with His Brush 🎨🖌

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8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”

Good Morning, Father. 💖☀️ Thank You for Your Holy Spirit, who teaches me and leads me and deals with all my ways, and shows me the way…. by Your Holy Spirit I am helped into the place of being able to encounter Your heart, Father. 💝✨ Heavenly Father, it is Your heart to love me… Read More 8.2.2020 – “Certain things do not matter…”

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7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The Voice”

There is a battle raging… …and it’s all about “the voice.” My voice, your voice, the voice of the body of Christ as a whole. What happens when the enemy finds a way to “silence” us? To “shut us down” in response to fear. To “shame” us. To “disqualify” us. To “muzzle” us… To shut… Read More 7.30.2020 – It’s All About “The 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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7.25.2020 – A ‘Hidden’ Tragedy of Injustice…is Coming into the Light

Confession: Sometimes I need reminding that the world is much bigger and deeper than this little piece of ground I’ve found myself standing on. Sometimes I desperately need a moment of realization…that there are much more important and urgent things going on in this world, than just my little life and all that I have… Read More 7.25.2020 – A ‘Hidden’ Tragedy of Injustice…is Coming into the Light

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7.23.2020 – “I am only one…but still I am one.”

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” ― Helen Keller There’s a lot of “fighting” going on in the world right now… And yes, there is a… Read More 7.23.2020 – “I am only one…but still I am one.”

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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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7.18.2020 – “I look for Your deliverance, Lord!”

“The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”—Psalm 34:17 The word “deliverance” means, “the action of being rescued or set free.” It can mean, to be carried through, with nothing but His strength. It can mean a believer being set free from demonic oppression. It can mean… Read More 7.18.2020 – “I look for Your deliverance, Lord!”

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7.13.2020 – The Eye of the Storm

One of the things I struggle with… is where the feeling of being overwhelmed— wants to take me. Sure, there can be a good kind of “overwhelm”— but many times, I know it’s not such a good thing when I go into the place of being overwhelmed. “I CAN’T GET EVERYTHING DONE. I CAN’T DO… Read More 7.13.2020 – The Eye of the Storm

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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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7.7.2020 – A Recipe for a Life of Adventure

I love how the Passion Translation opens up a whole new and fresh way to look at the scriptures. I’d love to get a hard copy of this translation—and I have a feeling I would mark that thing up like crazy with all kinds of hearts and smilie faces and “bursts of light” from all… Read More 7.7.2020 – A Recipe for a Life of Adventure