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Psalm 126:5

"My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death.” Mark 14:34 Have you ever felt that way? Chances are that you have at some point. I did just last week. I was so overcome with sorrow that I couldn’t stop crying! I kept making this horrible sound and at the...

Letting God Lead Your Heart

Lately I have been thinking a lot about fear. How fear can cause us to be paralyzed or push us to conquer.  Two years ago my son wouldn't even go in a swimming pool, he was so fearful of the water and going under. He would even cry when his feet touched the pool....

Choosing to Be Still

Recently I was thinking of this psalm. I’m very familiar with it and almost overlooked what the Lord was wanting to show me. Stillness is usually thought of as lack of action. It felt like the Father allowed me to feel a pause after the word “still” and I heard Him...

Following the Impulses of Holy Spirit

Lately, I’ve been learning what it is to experience the “impulses of the Holy Spirit” for others in prayer and intercession.  It’s not that I haven’t prayed for others before, but sometimes I haven’t known how to pray or where to start (Romans 8:26). It’s almost like...

Letting Go of Control

I’ve been leaning into the Father lately to understand my need to control things. At our last Garden Gathering, I talked about having a hard time letting someone else pack the car, because I need to know (control) where everything is. But the thing is, when I feel...

The Father’s Hand

I always have gum in my purse. My favorite is peppermint flavored Extra. I also LOVE coffee and I'm a teacher, so after I finish my coffee I always chew a piece of gum so my students don’t have to deal with my coffee breath first thing in the morning. I gave the last...