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“Make sure that the light you think you have is not actually darkness.”

This is a picture I took of a table of books in a local store… …witchcraft, divination, the occult is everywhere. Its agenda is to attract those who are genuinely searching for truth, those who are searching for their identity, those who are desperate for healing from trauma and pain, those who are searching for… Read More “Make sure that the light you think you have is not actually darkness.”

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4.7.2022 – So I’m going through this thing right now…

So I’m going through this thing right now… You see, “writing” has been “what I do”… …my preferred way of communication… The words have flowed onto the page every day for a few years now, and really, for most of my life, off and on… And while I still write in my every day for… Read More 4.7.2022 – So I’m going through this thing right now…

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3.31.2022 – I no longer write on this blog every day…

I no longer write on this blog every day… (There, I said it… …and do you know how much I’ve wrestled with it?) Do I still write? Yes. Will I still write? I sure hope so! But things have changed a lot in my life, and things have changed a lot in my writing, or… Read More 3.31.2022 – I no longer write on this blog every day…

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3.15.2022 – Urgent Reminder: Jesus is Lord

I don’t think I have ever had such a deep realization… of our desperate need to get back to the purity of the simple gospel of Jesus Christ. The pure, and simple message of the cross—it’s always the answer. The deep knowing, the deep realization of, the deep acknowledgement of the TRUTH… that Jesus Christ… Read More 3.15.2022 – Urgent Reminder: Jesus is Lord

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3.11.2022 – Running into the Way, the Truth, and the Life…

I came across a powerful testimony of a young lady who had gotten into new age practices… At first she thought she was living her best life, she thought she was discovering all of the answers as she was on a search for truth. She thought she was helping other people as her heart was… Read More 3.11.2022 – Running into the Way, the Truth, and the Life…

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3.7.2022 – God isn’t “complicated”…

…but He is complex. A lot of times God does things much differently than we expect. His ways are not our ways. We must learn to draw closer, draw nearer, and look closely… to see Him, and to understand. But that doesn’t mean that God is “complicated“… He’s complex. 🌈 But He makes it simple… Read More 3.7.2022 – God isn’t “complicated”…

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3.1.2022 – “Stay Grounded”

“As for God, his way is perfect:The Lord’s word is flawless;he shields all who take refuge in him.” -Psalm 18:30 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”- Matthew 7:24 “Your word is a lamp for my feet,a… Read More 3.1.2022 – “Stay Grounded”

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2.25.2022 – Living in the Moment-by-Moment with Him

As I’m sitting here at the table this morning, I’m listening to the cheeping sound of around 50-60 baby chicks that are currently in our living room… It’s a sweet little sound. 🐣 There’s a lot going on in our world right now. Major things have shifted and changed again. Things are always changing, of… Read More 2.25.2022 – Living in the Moment-by-Moment with Him

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2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

One of the things I am learning about living life in the midst of facing fears and anxiety, is learning to accept… that fear and anxiety might not always just “go away” when I’d like them to “just go away.” Learning to accept… that I won’t always be swept up and “rescued” from all of… Read More 2.19.2022 – Learning to Overcome

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2.18.2022 – Never underestimate what God can do through you…

Never underestimate what God can do through me and through you. He wants to surprise us… ✨ with the amazing work that He’ll do. And it’s no pressure, because He doesn’t really need much… God can use us in ways that we don’t even realize, recognize, or comprehend. He wants to use us… to give… Read More 2.18.2022 – Never underestimate what God can do through you…

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1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💝 I’ve come… …right here before You. And I’m reminded, once again that You have always been just right here. I can feel You stirring in my heart… stirring up the fire once again …just like You always do. 💖 Yes, I could tell… I did worry when the fire began… Read More 1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…

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1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

Heavenly Father, I’m struggling… I’m having to work through some things that I never expected would be this much of a struggle to work through at this point in my life. It’s humbling. How life seems to bring our weaknesses right out of us… Things that we don’t always like to see about ourselves. And… Read More 1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”

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1.25.2022 – “What if?”

You know what? Over the last couple of weeks, to be very honest, I have dipped into this “what if, what if” kind of thinking. And these “what ifs” can so quickly spiral me into obsessive thinking, obsessive worrying… At times, thinking through the maizes of scenarios that these “what ifs” of fear want to… Read More 1.25.2022 – “What if?”

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1.24.2022 – Wrestling with change…

“Things change…” Ha, of course they do. Change can hit us at different levels, in different ways, Sometimes change is subtle, gradual… and what a relief! But sometimes change comes suddenly, sometimes change is more extreme. Things have changed so much in my life lately. In some ways it has been gradual, and then in… Read More 1.24.2022 – Wrestling with change…

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1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

There is a phrase that many of us use… “be careful!” I catch myself using it all the time. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with “being careful” when there is a need to use caution out of wisdom. Of course, there is a time to genuinely caution someone else about something, don’t get me… Read More 1.20.2022 – “Be Careful”

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1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…

I’m in a different kind of “learning season”… And the lessons I am learning are fast-paced, unfamiliar, “jump right in and make mistakes”… I am having to learn things quickly when I’d prefer to take it slow. It feels like I’ve been nudged into something brand new and different… with a little bit of an… Read More 1.19.2022 – A different kind of “learning season”…