August 3, 2016 new births

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‘What a God we have! And how fortunate we are to have him, this Father of our Master Jesus! Because Jesus was raised from the dead, we’ve been given a brand-new life and have everything to live for, including a future in heaven—and the future starts now! God is keeping careful watch over us and the future. The Day is coming when you’ll have it all—life healed and whole.’ 1 Peter‬ ‭1:3-5‬ ‭MSG‬‬
God morning, Dearheart!

August always puts me in a “new birth” frame of mind. Our Levi and Holly are expecting their first child later this month and it has set the majority of our conversations on “new birth”. Actually, I’ve noticed, that we are all experiencing places of “new birth”. 

This summer my people have:

had a marriage. 

Lost a loved one. 

Graduated. 

Moved/moving. 

Faced health crisis. 

Prepped for new school year. 

Every event has set us into a new place. A birth. 

There are primal forces that lend power and blessing to any birth…an army of angels, the Father’s elite on assignment. 

This place of birth in your new season has also gained the oversight of the Almighty. 

Allow Him to transform you in the process. Meet your adventure with expectation, with gladness, with courage, BelovedOne. Be alert and alive at the radiant gifts surrounding you, the miracle of human love, possibilities and promise that will arrive in continuous force on on sheltering and shining wings. 

Wake up. 

Place arms wide open. 

Go. 

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July 22, 2016 knee

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“Let all that I am praise the LORD; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases.” Psalms‬ ‭103:1-3‬ ‭NLT‬‬

Good morning, MiracleSoul. 

Healing. I had knee surgery 2 weeks ago. Today, I get 31 staples removed. Progress is slow. And steady. My friend, Lisa, had the same surgery about a week before me, and another girlfriend, Candy, had her knee renovation a while back. Gutsy girls that have helped me like crazy!

So, my mind has been stuck on healing. Some days have been good and some not so good, but all have reminded me how I love the gift of a morning. No matter how adventurous or how mundane life may get, the reality is that when new mercies flood in with each rising sun, possibilities really are endless. You can greet it in knots, or bleeding, or stapled together or broken, but as long as you’re ready to do the work that healing requires … give room to His Holiness, make a change, follow the guidance, serve one in need … or serve a cause, let go, … whatever the call, when I do my work-when you do yours, the miracle so mercifully comes. Our Savior is good like that. Totally faithful. 
Wake up. 

Ready yourself for a miracle. 

Go. 
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July 7, 2016 tangible

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🎶…morning has broken, like the first morning …🎶

Psalm 103:1 Bless the Lord, O my soul: and ALL THAT IS WITHIN ME, bless his holy name.

Psalm 118:24 This is the day the Lord has made;
We will rejoice and be glad in it.

DearOne, When we call His Holiness into our moments, the mere act calls into place, not only His presence, but also the unbelievable benefit of resting in His power. Fertile ground for His miracles on you and His best for you gets set in place by the simple act of praising Him. There is more to the world than meets the eye. Yes, there are unseen influences which can and will have very tangible effects on our lives if we ask.

Wake up. 

Rise and call upon His Holiness. 

Go. 

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July 6, 2016 stones howl

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‘So I am going to allure her, lead her once more into the desert, where I can speak to her tenderly.’ ~Hosea 2:14

Good morn, BelovedOne, 

Sheltered time … time away from the outside world so that we can become more receptive and responsive to a different wisdom, a wisdom that the world cannot give. Our hope and prayer is that we will be so drawn … so drawn that our great God will allure us, lead us once more into the desert where the Holy One can speak to us tenderly. 

When we still, when we hear clearly His song trailing into us, we then deliver it back and it resonates through the whole earth. 

By hearing Him, we allow His Spirit to then sing through us to one another. Not a single note is ever lost when He speaks, and no song is really original. “He knows the way that I take”. His words … His life-giving wisdom … all come from the same place, the heart of our Creator, and go back to a timeless sunrise when only the stones howled. 

You can trust Him here. 

Wake up. 

Be allured by Him. 

Go. 

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July 5, 2016 stay the course

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“I know all the things you do, and I have opened a door for you that no one can close. You have little strength, yet you obeyed my word and did not deny me.” Revelation‬ ‭3:8 NLT

Good morning, Dearheart. 

Obedience can get tough. It’s all about intentional living – and, intentional living means there will be daily sacrifices. Hour by hour. Sacrifice. The sacrifices we make for the Kingdom of God never go unnoticed by Him. It is through each one that He positions you and me. 

As you chip, chip, chip away at the common, the ordinary, and stay faithful no matter what setbacks … or evil the enemy tries to use against you, God opens doors. 

When your intention aligns with His holiness, with His purpose you’ll find He has planted little victories along the way:

windows to drop through, 

trails appear in dense brush,

an open alleyway. 

Hit up His intention for you again. Let there be no compromise for the daily laser beam focus on the end, 

the mission,

the project,

His light shining through you and me. 

Diversions come. 

Distractions call endless. 

You have choices. Your choices dictate your outcome. 

Will you stay the course?

Will you absorb every learning avenue? Seeking out wise and Godly counsel? Or, will you choose to blow the call? Or, allow the irresponsible choices of others define you?

Draw lines in the sand with the Savior. 

Follow His lead to set the boundaries. 

Stay the course and say “yes” to the guide of the Most High again. 

Wake up. 

Stay the course. 

Go. 

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June 23, 2016 undivided

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“For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God. Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.” Psalm‬ ‭86:10-11‬ ‭

Good morning, BlessedOne. 

Teach me Your way, God … your way is love. Love is not difficult at all. You and I can think of someone, feel our Father’s love deep within … rising up, intend for love to reach them, and you’ve done your part. Simple. God Most High can help us find love in even the darkest hearts who have hurt us most. He will help us see love within ourselves. He will help us see love in the most challenging pits. His presence alone expands our hearts, leaving it undivided. 

The free-will that the Almighty allows sets up choice in every moment: choose love or choose fear. Deciding on love moves us into that fresh space, with the soul providing a solution by presenting us with complete acceptance. Choose love. Send it to another. 

Wake up. 

Choose love, undivided. 

Go. 

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June 22, 2016 

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“Dear woman, why are you crying?” Jesus asked her. “Who are you looking for?” She thought he was the gardener. “Sir,” she said, “if you have taken him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will go and get him.” “Mary!” Jesus said. She turned to him and cried out, “Rabboni!” (which is Hebrew for “Teacher”).”

‭‭John‬ ‭20:15-16‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Good morning, DearHeart. 

These are powerfully charged emotions – because they refer to something we all encounter in some way or another … grief … we will all feel separate from what we love most at some point. It will take the deepest dedication to know that we’re not separate at all. The hours that creep by lonely and still will be as only a blip when we look back. 

This nightmare emotion will take you to a place where you finally WANT to heal, no matter how far and how long the pain has traveled, and you begin to move into the place where the silence of your heart awaits the connection to home, through Christ. The instant Mary, in her overwhelming grief, recognized Christ her eyes moved beyond the limitations of her humanness. She saw love clearly, at a deeper level. 

The Holy Spirit envelops us in this place, at the right time, in the right dose, to help us look beyond grief, and guilt, and fear. He reawakens the vision of grace in us to feel love … to know His presence … in so doing, we are never separate from the light of Christ that keeps all His children united together, all forever in Him with mind, and body, and soul … in the pureness of His light and love. 

Wake up. 

Surrender to the light of His uniting love. 

Go. 

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June 16, 2016 gruff

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Psalm 77:10-12 ‘So, I say I am grieved that the right hand of the Most High has changed. I will remember the Lord’s works; yes, I will remember Your ancient wonders. I will reflect on all You have done and meditate on your actions.’
DearOnes, my loves are wrapped in grief. Because God’s ways are holy, He hurts with us. Not only a pang, but with a massive fill of raw, swelling, full to overflow … yet, somehow hauntingly empty, relentless pain. 

What soul, young or adult, doesn’t forget the smell of their father or grandfather?The way his arms felt through his frail yet masculine hug? The way his hair fell, or his hairline outlined what once was? The way his words sounded when love could be detected through gruff? 

My God wraps reminders in His promises … ‘That mother whose heart is bound to her child’s doesn’t compare to how your Father’s heart is bound to you.’ (Isa 49:15). 

The God of Wonders, God of Miracles, God of Healing, God of Peace, God who Loves Beyond Measure, takes the liquid pain, slide-burning down your cheek, catches every falling tear, ties His heart ever tighter to ours, and keeps us from falling apart. ‘yet will I hope in Him.’ (Job 13:15). Our God is faithful. 
Wake up. 

Allow His peace. 

Go. 
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May 19, 2016 my meditation/His miracles

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‘May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to You, Lord my rock and my Redeemer.’ Psalm 19:14

Good morning, DearOne. 

You know, I think one of the most crucial steps to restoring your daily faith is simply getting still enough to claim the MAJESTY of our Creator. 

No matter what pulls and tugs to distract you – start now. 

Sit in his presence a moment. Reach beyond the abuse of the to-do list, 

beyond the “other people’s expectations”, 

beyond the uncontrollables. 

Sit in his presence a moment. 

Set in your desire to 

know Him more. 

Feel Him more. 

Praise Him more. 

He is with you. 

He has picked up your morning praise. 

Picked up your requests. 

Picked up the golden thread that holds you secure and weaves your desires into your miracles. 

Thank Him. 

Sit in his presence a moment. 

Set Him in … 

to every part of your upcoming words, 

movements, 

behaviors. 

Recite thank you’s for His guidance and for keeping your energy and your desires open and ready to receive His miracles. 

Wake up. 

Sit in his presence a moment. 

Go. 
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May 17, 2016 notice

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“You are the God who does wonders; You have declared Your strength among the peoples.” Psalms‬ ‭77:14‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

Good morning, Dearheart.

Have you taken time yet this morning to witness the light that is around you? To separate yourself from your to-do list and soak in the majesty of your Maker? I look at my loves and those closest to my heart this morning and

one-by-one,

soul-by-soul,

I call in praise to our Creator, God Most High … 

oh, the work He is doing in their hearts – in their hours. Like a fine architect, I see His hand; He is building and building and building. 

Wonders. 

And, miracles. 

And, strength through the trials and the through their pursuit to do His will.

Awe, my Lord. 

To Him all the glory as His ways are right. My heart sings fresh!

Look around you. See that one in the corner. Witness him reconnecting, and realigning – though the storms tossed him about … now, he is back … bear witness to his Light.

Mmm. 

My God does wonders like that. Take notice, Beloved. 

Wake up. 

See His wonders, alive and active in your loves. 

Go. 

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