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Our Joy is Our Power Against the Devil’s Schemes.

I am on a mission to take back my joy. This is a repeated theme during my conversation with God recently. Yes, I know my future is secured. But what about now? What about the mess and brokenness we are facing right now? My friend, the secret is— fill my heart with His...

Breakfast With God

“Giving them a garland instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting, so they will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified.” Isaiah 61:3 .“No matter what...

Embracing 2020

This year for me has been all about embracing. Hardships.Pain.Truth.Unknowns.Beauty.Change.Love.The past.The present.Grief.Growth.Brokenness. It’s been a choppy and scenic journey! I’m rounding out the end of the year feeling differently than I thought I would.I’m...

Thanksgiving Gratitude Challenge

Friends, this week we did a five day gratitude challenge on FB. You can follow and do the challenges for the Thanksgiving week!  We are at the tail end of a very, very long and tough year. It seems like everything that happened in 2020 is trying to beat us down. But...

The Unexpected post

I never thought what my one-hundredth Instagram post would be about.  Now I am writing it. I do wish I were writing it from a different state of mind -- a mind filled with more sunshine, more grace, and more optimism. But God has other plans. His plan is...

Sisters, let’s rise up in 2020!

If I can say one word to the year 2020, it will be: you are a piece of work. You are unpredictable, temperamental, hard to live with. You caused me anxiety, insecurity, exhaustion, even momentary depression. Raise your hand if you agree with me. But guess what? God...

True Friendship is Like Spring Water for Your Soul.

True friendship is like spring water for your soul. It flows gently. It doesn't have to be love at first sight. sometimes it will takes years for us say: Hey, I really like you! It doesn't even have to be visible for the whole world to see -- the internet is already...

The inconvenience of two accidents

Two accidents this morning!  Can you believe it?  I was driving the kids to school; my GPS told me to go to the side street instead of the highway.   I was suspicious. Because there was an accident yesterday morning on the highway, there can...

Our Children are Our Treasure, Not Our Trophies

“I want this one! “ “And I like that one! “ My four years old twins shouted with excitement while their little fingers pointed to the trophies in the display glass. We were at the entrance to the arena for their first skating lesson, and that hockey trophy display...

I am The Messy Friend

Nobody likes being the messy friend, right? But that’s me right now. I’m the messy friend. I hate it. I hate being in the valley and struggling physically and emotionally. I like being the helper not needing the help. I love doing the encouraging and reminding others...

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Breakfast With God

Breakfast With God

“Giving them a garland instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting, so they will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified.” Isaiah 61:3 .“No matter what...

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Embracing 2020

Embracing 2020

This year for me has been all about embracing. Hardships.Pain.Truth.Unknowns.Beauty.Change.Love.The past.The present.Grief.Growth.Brokenness. It’s been a choppy and scenic journey! I’m rounding out the end of the year feeling differently than I thought I would.I’m...

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