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signs from God

signs from God

have you ever asked for a sign from God, and you wouldn’t recognize His sign if it hit you in the face? yah, me too. all the time. if you relate to this, you have a pretty terrible habit that you need to break: picking and choosing signs that you ask for. you’re definitely not alone in this. i can’t tell you how many times i’ve sat down and prayed “Lord, give me a sign for ____.” Then, the second…

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dry seasons in faith

dry seasons in faith

do you ever feel like your faith is lacking? like you haven’t had a true conversation with God in a while? like no matter how much you go to church or pray, your faith never seems stronger? i call these times, “dry seasons.” they’re a lot more common in the Christian faith than you would think. i’ve been going through a dry season recently. prayer after prayer, blog after blog, sermon after sermon, small group after small group: nothing changes….

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take a breath and look forward

take a breath and look forward

welcome! i haven’t been on a consistent path with this blog lately, but i’m hoping to change that in these next few weeks ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks for reading! recently, i’ve been pretty stressed. the new school year has just begun, and i already feel swamped with homework, essays, & tests. on top of that, i’ve gone through plenty of drama with my family & friends. every day presents a new issue, and they eventually add up til i dont know how…

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expectations vs. reality

expectations vs. reality

hey everyone! it’s been a while. i have to say, not blogging for 4 weeks has really put a dent in my prayer life! but i’m back now & ready to share God’s love and word. speaking of prayer, let’s talk about that today! have you ever seen those expectations versus reality posts on instagram or youtube? they’re kinda funny right? they normally show someone posing “perfectly” in one picture, and then showing someone completely blow it in the next….

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some good news

some good news

hi friends! welcome to my love for the lord. i’m going to share a story the sermon i heard a few days ago. the news has not been good the past few weeks. every day there’s something that makes something else worse. sometimes it’s starts to feel like there’s no good news anymore. this past week i worked at my church’s VBS as a volunteer. each day had a theme and a bible story, and on Thursday our theme was…

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thirsty for the word

thirsty for the word

as a deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, God. psalm 42:1 hi lovely friend! i’d like to share a little story with you about something i experienced a few weekends ago. i took a short trip to arkansas to visit my aunt and uncle. they recently purchased a cute little cabin on a river. at first i was a little anxious. my uncle warned me that there were snakes and wasps EVERYWHERE. i could…

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bloom where god plants you

bloom where god plants you

commit to the lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed proverbs 16:3 hey friends ๐Ÿ™‚ happy summer! it’s been a while! i’m back today with a special message about what i’ve learned recently. a few days ago, a friend told me that they would be happier or more successful if something in their life happened differently. they talked for a solid 10 minutes about how they should’ve said something different and then everything would’ve been great. they truly…

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music = prayer

music = prayer

hey y’all ๐Ÿ™‚ welcome to my love for the lord! this week’s post is pretty untraditional… but i felt like it needed to be shared!! my favorite way to pray & praise God is to listen to worship music. worship music is super therapeutic, especially when i’m feeling angry or sad. it also makes me feel safe. when i get in the car in the morning i usually turn on some peaceful christian music to keep me calm. it’s super…

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the โ€œgoodโ€ in good friday

the โ€œgoodโ€ in good friday

“by his wounds we are healed.” Isiah 53:5 hey loves! welcome back to My Love For The Lord. in honor of Easter week, i’ve decided to post 2 blogs. one today, Good Friday, and one on Easter itself. surely i’m not the only one who has trouble understanding why the day we recognize Christ’s death, is called “good.” i mean, christ died a terrible & brutal death on this day, i can’t imagine seeing this day as anything except sad!…

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believing you’re beloved

believing you’re beloved

Hey guys! welcome back to My Love For The Lord! if you’re new here, make sure to subscribe, and check out my instagram! the link is in my bio. This week’s blog is about recognizing that you’re loved. It’s almost a continuation of a previous post, “fearfully & wonderfully made” I feel like i see “the perfect person” everywhere i turn. Magazines, instagram, and Tv blast this “perfection” in my face 24/7. sometimes my heart plummets when i see this,…

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