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8.31.2021 – Layer by Layer

I was having a “heart-to-heart” with the Lord this morning… Sometimes it’s like I carry certain things in my heart for a little while, and then I realize that I haven’t “poured it out”—that I haven’t shared it with my Heavenly Father yet… (He already knows, but there is something to the “sharing” that cultivates… Read More 8.31.2021 – Layer by Layer

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8.30.2021 – Being Ready for the Unexpected

This morning, I had a deeper realization of… “God, I need You. We need You in this day we are living in!” How I so desperately need to come before Him at the start of my every day. How I so desperately need for Him to show me the way. How I so desperately need… Read More 8.30.2021 – Being Ready for the Unexpected

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8.29.2021 – He Remembers You

Well, just when I thought there wasn’t anything to be written for today… Something came rising up in me to share, and I felt that it might be for the “one” out there. So this goes out to the “one”… If you are feeling forgotten, tossed aside, rejected, small, unseen, unheard, unlikely, unimportant, and like… Read More 8.29.2021 – He Remembers You

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8.28.2021 – “He longs for us…”

As I was sitting here this morning, asking God what is on His heart for today… I was surprised by a phrase that I heard… “He longs for us…” And as I thought about this phrase, I became overwhelmed at this realization, this deeper revelation—it’s like it broke my heart in the most beautiful way.… Read More 8.28.2021 – “He longs for us…”

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8.27.2021 – The Beauty of Restoration

We live in a house that was originally built back in the 1920s, I believe. It’s been modified multiple times over the years. In the last phase of the renovations the previous owners gave it more of a “contemporary” makeover. We were told there were no hardwoods under the carpet, but lo and behold, we… Read More 8.27.2021 – The Beauty of Restoration

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8.26.2021 – “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”

I somehow found myself digging into 2 Corinthians 10 this morning… When we take our thoughts, and concerns, and questions to God, He has so much to teach us, and show us, and reveal to us through His Word. 📖💡 In 2 Corinthians, written by the Apostle Paul, we see his interactions with the believers… Read More 8.26.2021 – “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”

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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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8.23.2021 – The Rainbow: An Invitation to Know Him and to Behold His Glory

“…The heavens are telling of the glory of God; and the expanse [of heaven] is declaring the work of His hands.” —Psalm 19:1 AMP “And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations: I have… Read More 8.23.2021 – The Rainbow: An Invitation to Know Him and to Behold His Glory

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8.22.2021 – Surprised by His Lovingkindness

“I shall make mention of the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, the praises of the Lord,According to all that the Lord has granted us,And the great goodness toward the house of Israel,Which He has granted them according to His compassionAnd according to the abundance of His lovingkindnesses.”—Isaiah 63:7 Lord, my heart is overwhelmed this morning— in… Read More 8.22.2021 – Surprised by His Lovingkindness

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8.21.2021 – When my heart is overwhelmed…

“From the end of the earth I call to You, when my heart is overwhelmed and weak; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I [a rock that is too high to reach without Your help].”—Psalm 61:2 AMP Heavenly Father… I come running to You this morning. 💔 There is great need in the lives… Read More 8.21.2021 – When my heart is overwhelmed…

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8.20.2021 – Hidden by the Brook of Cherith

“Go away from here and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.”—1 Kings 17:3 Have you ever found yourself in a season that feels like you’re “hidden away“… Perhaps you’ve wondered if you’ve done something wrong, or if God or others are displeased with you… Maybe you’ve even gone… Read More 8.20.2021 – Hidden by the Brook of Cherith

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8.19.2021 – “What REALLY matters?”

I don’t know about you… but sometimes I get caught up in “all the things” that really don’t matter in the moment… Yes, they do matter. But… When I stop and look into “eternity”—into heaven’s perspective… …and when look into what is truly important in my “right here, right now”… “Do alllllll of these things… Read More 8.19.2021 – “What REALLY matters?”

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8.18.2021 – Who rules you?

“And when I was burdened with worries, You comforted me and made me feel secure.”—Psalm 94:19 I don’t know about you… …but I’ve had a lot of dealings with “fear” in my lifetime. And to be honest, for most of my life I’ve not dealt with it well. I’ve let “fear” rule me. I’ve let… Read More 8.18.2021 – Who rules you?

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8.17.2021 – “911”

“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!”—Psalm 91:1-2 Over the last couple of days, as I’ve heard of all the persecution that has been unleashed upon the Christians of Afghanistan… It is hard to even imagine what they are experiencing right now… …to comprehend what it must… Read More 8.17.2021 – “911”

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8.16.2021 – “I will bless and praise the Lord with my whole heart!”

Our Father’s Love King David’s song of praise 103 With my whole heart, with my whole life,    and with my innermost being,    I bow in wonder and love before you, the holy God!2 Yahweh, you are my soul’s celebration.    How could I ever forget the miracles of kindness    you’ve done for me?3 You kissed my heart with forgiveness, in spite of all… Read More 8.16.2021 – “I will bless and praise the Lord with my whole heart!”

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8.14.2021 – Looking to See What the Father is Doing

I’ve been meditating on this passage of scripture this morning…. “So Jesus answered them by saying, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself [of His own accord], unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever things the Father does, the Son [in His turn] also… Read More 8.14.2021 – Looking to See What the Father is Doing