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Feb 28

Good morning, Father. I am up before the sun again, heart in hand, offering the broken pieces to you. Father, you see all that we have been through, all that we are. My awesome husband with his big heart went way out of his way for every single customer and boss he worked for, then […]

Feb 27

Lord, I really do not know what is going on. I THOUGHT I was doing better yesterday, but that only lasted an hour or so. I tried to keep going, keep working, keep trusting you. But when our landlord called, demanding his money, and I had to hear my husband say the things that he […]

Feb 26

Good morning, Father! Thank you for helping me to make it safely through all of these days when I’ve felt like my heart is broken and scattered. Thank you for giving me perseverance, helping me to keep going, keep working, day after day, never giving up, keeping my eyes on you and on the things […]

Feb 25

Good morning, Lord. Please excuse my broken heart. It feels like it is lying all over the place, scattered throughout my environment. Thank you, Father, for protecting my life. I thank you that I can still look forward to seeing nature. Right now, it is the only thing that seems to be granted me, for […]

Feb 24

Good morning, Lord. Thank you for helping me make it through another day. Thank you for helping me wind down and relax a bit last night finally. Thank you for reassuring me that “you got this” — that you are still in control, still taking care of little me. Please guide me today, show me […]

Feb 23

Good morning, Father. It really feels like it’s been longer than one day since my last post. Father, please forgive my achy heart, with its roots watered by too many salty tears. My heart feels like it is begging for comfort and solid support, but I know that the only true stability lies in YOU, […]

Feb 22

Hello, Father. Thank you for the crazy days and the shaking of foundations and preconceptions. Thank you for new understandings and new freedoms. Thank you for sustaining me and growing me. Thank you for bringing each of my children safely through ALL of their teenage years — complete as of TODAY! Please give my daughter […]

Feb 21

Hello, Father. Thank you so much for healing and hope. Thank you for ALL your awesome mercies, Lord! I would so much rather be broke and homeless and relying upon you for every tiny little thing, than to think myself secure due to my position, my income, my connections, or even my own “goodness”. I […]

Feb 20

Hello, Father. Thank you for all the fellowship and growth, and thank you for taking care of us. Please intervene to make your will be done in our lives, and please guide us in following you. Amen.

  James 1:2-6 ERV

My brothers and sisters, you will have many kinds of trouble. But this gives […]

Feb 19

Lord, the sun is not up, yet I am up, hurting and too lonely to sleep. Father, I ask you to help me be humble, and not take my pain out on anyone around me — including myself! Oh faithful Shepherd, I lift my heart to you and ask you to comfort me in my […]

Feb 18

Father, I feel lost and alone and wounded today. Please help me to give you these burdens, instead of foolishly thinking I must carry them by myself. Please comfort and strengthen my heart, and help me to accept your peace and joy. Thank you, faithful Shepherd.

  2 Corinthians 1:3-5 ERV

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Feb 17

Good morning, Lord! Thank you for these last two extremely productive days, and thank you for giving me work to do to keep me sane and hopeful! Thank you for waking me up today with a fire under my feet, motivated to put up a Craigslist ad and notices on Facebook, to try to basically […]

Feb 16

Good morning, Father. Thank you for protecting and caring for myself and my loved ones. Thank you for helping me be calm and hopeful, and thank you for the super-productive day yesterday! Thank you for making my body strong enough to walk an hour and carry back groceries, day after day, week after week, month […]

Feb 15

Good morning, Lord. Thank you for growing me past that horrible, difficult day of despair yesterday. Thank you for healing my husband and bringing out the sunshine, so it will be a bit warmer in this house today — physically and emotionally, lol. Father, I thank you for making me unable to give up or […]

Feb 14

Good morning, Father. I thank you that life is full of ups and downs, so that when we have down times, we can feel pretty certain that they will not last. I thank you for teaching me about yourself and your own struggles, and I ask you to help my heart and mind and body […]

Feb 13

Hello, Father. Thank you so much for gently leading me through the day yesterday, and all these last few weeks that have been so challenging on so many levels. I think if I ever have only ONE major life struggle to endure at once, I may feel like I’m getting spoiled rotten, lol! But in […]

Feb 12

Good morning, Lord. Thank you for all your patience with us crazy humans and all our problems. Thank you for having an interest in us, even as individuals! Thank you for the deer in the forest that I know are still there, waiting to be encountered some day when I make it back to the […]

Feb 11

Hello again, Father. Thank you for making me flexible, joyous, and willing. Thank you for giving me a greater cause to fight for in this life, beyond the triviality of wealth or status. Thank you for giving me a mate and awesome children, all of whom have an appreciation for authenticity and artistry. Thank you […]

Feb 10

Hello, Father. Thank you for caring for myself and my family. Thank you so much for each and every one of the noble hearts that rose up to help in whatever little way they could, this last month or so. Please help us in the coming weeks to sell practically everything we own, and move […]

Feb 9

Hello, Father. Thank you for teaching me, molding me, forming me into a vessel that can better be used by you. Thank you for showing me my areas of resistance and decay, things that need to be handed over to you in order to be restructured according to your plan. Father, please help me to […]