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May we remain Highly Sensitive— to the Cross of Christ…

“For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring you to God, after being put to death in the fleshly realm but made alive in the spiritual realm.“—1 Peter 3:18 This morning the Lord took me into the Gospel of John. And I found myself picturing…… Read More May we remain Highly Sensitive— to the Cross of Christ…

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We are Children of LIGHT

“Test and prove what pleases the Lord. Have no fellowship with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.”—Ephesians 5:10-11 The Lord is convicting me this morning… Should not light so radiate from His living Light within us… that we cannot help but to have a part in “exposing“ the deeds of darkness? And should not His love be SO overflowing from… Read More We are Children of LIGHT

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Oh, when He writes His words upon the Heart…

Oh, when He writes His words upon my heart… 💖🌊 ✍️ When something He speaks sinks so deeply into my heart… How it rushes in… and it floods in… and it refills… and it saturates… …and it overflows… ⛲️ “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”—Psalm 51:10… Read More Oh, when He writes His words upon the Heart…

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“…but for now, I will wait for You…”

As I came to sit down at the table this morning, I kept hearing this phrase—like it kept interrupting me in what I was journaling and reflecting on… “…but for now, I will wait for You…” And I wasn’t really sure where this was going, but I sat with it for a bit, and I… Read More “…but for now, I will wait for You…”

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“He has redeemed my life!”

“I have swept away your offenses like a cloud,your sins like the morning mist.Return to me,for I have redeemed you.”—Isaiah 44:22 “The LORD redeems His servants, and none who take refuge in Him will be condemned.”—Psalm 34:22 …the moments when you realize… that something has dramatically changed… Something that was once in ruins is now… Read More “He has redeemed my life!”

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Guarding What is Precious

“Through the power of the Holy Spirit who lives within us, carefully guard the precious truth that has been entrusted to you.”—2 Timothy 1:14 NLT “Guard the treasure entrusted to you, with the help of the Holy Spirit who dwells in us.”—2 Timothy 1:14 (Berean Study Bible) “Guard, through the Holy Spirit who dwells in… Read More Guarding What is Precious

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Leading Me Closer

Even in the “quiet”… when I cannot hear You speaking, when I do not understand… I will know… I will remember… That You are always here. That You are always drawing me near. “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.”—Psalm 145:18 And You remind me… that… Read More Leading Me Closer

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…and He draws me back into “right here, right now”…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father… I come to You… And I open my heart before You. ❤️☀️ Oh these swirling thoughts and memories… This ruminating… Sometimes it gets so out of hand. Sometimes it gets so out of control. …But You pull me back into “right now.” You draw me away from my worries my concerns… Read More …and He draws me back into “right here, right now”…

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He is doing a GOOD thing in your midst!

Have you ever had a situation or circumstance in your life… …and no one seems to have the answers for you? No one seems to have “the solution”… to the thing that you face. No one knows exactly how to fix this “thing”… And you feel kind of “stuck” with it… …at least for now.… Read More He is doing a GOOD thing in your midst!

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What kind of season are you in?

…I poured into my journal this morning. 📝✨ It felt good to get these things in my heart out, and into the light ☀️ …before my Heavenly Father. 💝 How healing and beautifully revealing it is to simply dwell with Him. 💖 Thank You, Father. 💝 This morning, I found myself asking this question: “Father,… Read More What kind of season are you in?

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The “Fruit” Reveals the “Root System”

“Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit…”—Matthew 12:33 “You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever… Read More The “Fruit” Reveals the “Root System”

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“Father, what do YOU desire to write upon my heart?”

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”—Psalm 51:10 “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life…”—Proverbs 4:23 “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.”–Psalm 19:14… Read More “Father, what do YOU desire to write upon my heart?”

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A New and Unfamiliar Territory

Have you ever paused for a moment… and realized… that you are in “a difference place” “a new, and different season” “a new, unfamiliar territory”… Perhaps, you just came through a tumultuous time of transition. Perhaps, everything was spinning about and you didn’t realize where you were at, or exactly what you were walking through…… Read More A New and Unfamiliar Territory

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Desires of the Heart

There are so many things in my life right now that I never would have dreamed I would love and enjoy SO much… Sometimes we realize the desires we have within our hearts… …and sometimes it takes an act of God to help us to realize and to see… …what has been planted within our… Read More Desires of the Heart

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He knows what we need to be able to thrive…

So I’m sitting here, trying to figure out how I can communicate what is on my heart this morning. Here goes… Have you ever felt as though something in your life is lying somewhat “dormant”? Like the “pause” button has been hit on that area of your life? Something that was once “growing out of… Read More He knows what we need to be able to thrive…

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Daring to Dream With God

Have you ever discovered a “dream in your heart”… and it seems near impossible as you look at yourself or your current situation? It seems unlikely? Maybe you’ve even had people laugh at you (or behind your back) about it, or they’ve even told you that you’d “surely fail.” And then, as you can’t seem… Read More Daring to Dream With God