Goodbye Northwoods.

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I can’t believe that three weeks have passed by so quickly here in the Northwoods. God has been so faithful to reveal Himself and has answered prayer in amazing ways!This time will always live in my memory as a time of closeness and of hearing God’s voice and experiencing a joy and a peace that has been so refreshing! Thanks …

Flowers for a Crown?

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I have always loved the country. I always will.  Years ago God brought me to a cross-roads of leaving many things that I cherished behind to obey and heed His calling. God used my own Dad as my hero-of-faith to follow in this adventure of leaving the familiar behind. Looking back almost eight years ago, I haven’t regretted my decision…and …

Quiet Before Him

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Being quiet before the Lord can sometimes be a challenging thing. I think that’s why Jesus saw fit to find wilderness places to spend time with the Father. When physically alone, my soul must be quieted before Him. My mind lifted up to heavenly thoughts, my will surrendered to God’s will, and my affections set upon things above. As I …

Fountain of All Good

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O fountain of all Good, Destroy in me every lofty thought, Break pride to pieces and scatter it to the winds, Annihilate each clinging shred of self-righteousness, Implant in me true lowliness of spirit, Abase me to self-loathing and self-abhorrence, Open in me a fount of penitential tears, Break me, then bind me up; Thus will my heart be a …

Halfway through January?

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I cannot believe that we have already passed the halfway point of the first month of 2012. Time has a way of steadily moving on, moving us closer and closer to the day of His return.  The quiet stillness of the Northwoods has been a refuge for me for the past ten days. I have come to know new depths …

O Chambers ~ January 9

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A Description of Psalm 139 ….“O Lord, You are the God of the early mornings, the aaaaaaaa God of the late nights, the God of the mountain peaks, and the God of the sea. But, my God, my soul has horizons further away than those of early mornings, deeper darkness than the nights of earth, higher peaks than any mountain …

Northwoods

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Today I head to Northwoods…and I am so excited! The Lord opened the door for me to be able to go and spend a few weeks there. I have been desiring to get away and spend some time alone for an extended period. When this opportunity came, I was thrilled.I know that these next few weeks will be amazing as …

A New Year

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It has come so fast! So many things to look back upon…and so many things to look forward to in 2012. It’s hard to find words to describe my heart at this moment. A few passages come to mind as I think of of the future year of 2012.  “Be ye therefore very courageous to keep and to do all …