Being Woven

Category Archives: Devotionals

Joy Abounds? Seriously?

To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that He might be glorified.  Isaiah 61:3 On my recent visit with …

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Love

I have been with family for the past two weeks.  It was a special time in San Diego, California where we spent much of our youth.  (We were a Navy family.)  We also rented a cabin in Lake Arrowhead (a place where our mother often took us during the summers).  I needed my family and …

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My Heart — Your Dwelling Place (a Repost)

A Repost of mine from March 19, 2017.  These words of a year and a quarter ago feel like I wrote them today: David built houses for himself in the city of David. And he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.  1 Chronicles 15:1 אֹהֶל ‘ohel a …

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On Being a Widow

I would call becoming a widow (widower) going through deep waters.  AND then God promises to be with me (you) during these deep-water times.  Absolutely beautiful and so very reassuring. WIDOW!  A word I have never given much thought to for myself, but the reality is that I am one now.  I saw (and sensed) …

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Mercy and Mornings

  Merciful Compassionate Kind Such words bring a sweet feeling deep in my soul.  God is merciful.  He cares about His children.  He loves us.  He is kind and compassionate towards us.  How blessed we are to be covered by His Love, His Grace, His pinion feathers.  He protects us as an eagle protects her …

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Every Purpose Under Heaven

  I continue to be woven by the hands of God through all of life’s circumstances, events, conversations, precious time spent with my husband.  God is so merciful.  He allows hard, yet quilts it with the downy feathers or soft rabbit fur as for a nest.  He gives us His grace in portions, some small, …

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His Invisible Attributes

For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.   Romans 1:20 But as for me, I will hope continually, And will praise You yet more and more.  Psalm 71:14 How do we come to …

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Immanuel

“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.”  Isaiah 7:14 עִמָּנוּאֵל `Immanuw’el Immanuel = “God with us” or “with us is God” symbolic and prophetic name of the Messiah, the Christ, prophesying that He would be …

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Simply Jesus

  This is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.  Psalm 118:24 As we seek the LORD, following the star, may our hearts know the way to the Savior.  May we find the way.  May sweet and simple be the journey.  As we ponder this season, this season of plenty, this season of giving, this season …

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Christ – The Lamb of God

Again the next day John was standing with two of His disciples, and he looked at Jesus as He walked, and *said, “Behold, the Lamb of God!”  John 1:35-36 ἀμνός amnos a lamb Christ is the sacrificial lamb.  His death, endured so innocently, waited for its time so patiently,  lead to the atonement of our sins.  …

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