Sweet Peace.

My Investigative Reporting: …..Peace…..
How do you know? What does your life look like with peace present?
Sweet peace. It is important for each person to have peace with God, themselves and every person that has crossed their path. Some are a blessing and many a lesson. You have to pray to follow where the Lord leads.  Choose to have peace in every situation and as you are obedient; it is there JOY abounds.   In peace and joy, you can face anything when the Holy Spirit leads you.
MY KAYAKING
“Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all.” 2 Thessalonians 3:16
(My photo and investigative reporting 6/12/20)

Trust. Simply Said. God First.

My Investigative Reporting …….Trust……..
How does that word make you feel? When do you know to trust? What does that look like? Does it come naturally? What is the reasoning behind …… trust?
God first. Simply said. Even if God doesn’t answer when or how we would like, we still trust Him with the outcome. We still press on to serve and love Him.
I can earnestly say God will show you who and when to trust. There is no confusion in that. He is not the author of any kind of confusion. Pray to discern what the world serves you. Then,
Trust, where and when He leads. #Faith
“Lead me in the Right Path, Lord.”  Psalm 5:8
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“For we live by faith, not by sight.”      2 Corinthians 5:7

 

(My investigative reporting and photo 6/13/2020)

 

Focus. Think on These Things.

My Investigative Reporting:     …..Focus……..
How do you start your day? What do you “gather” in your day to be your primary focus? What is it on? Is it to serve God where He would have you for that day and with purpose? Is it to live in contentment where ever He has you in this moment of time? Or Is it to live with our own selfish desires?   Giving our heart to God every day for His will to be done in and through us, in all we do or say.   Oh LORD, provide us grace where we fail.  Refine and polish us to get up and be better in our focus; always being Christ-like.  To live with purpose. In Jesus Powerful Name. Amen.
(My investigative reporting and photograph 6/12/2020) My Sideways Cross
” Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”      Phillipians 4:8

He is Our Hope

My Investigative Reporting:      …..Hope…..
What does that look like? Is it based on feeling? Or what is going on around you? Or things unseen? Things life has thrown at you? Simply said, it is our unshakeable firm foundation and faith in Christ.
“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect”   💜   1 Peter 3:15

LIGHT“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness.”

(quote from FB Life Images 6/26/2016)
(My investigative reporting and hiking photo 6/11/2020)

“The Miracle of Focus in our Commitment”

My Investigative Reporting:     ……Serving Christ……..
The Miracle of Focus in our Commitment”
Serving Christ? What does that look like? What does that mean?
Know Who You Are In Christ.  Do not let the world define you.
God says He gives us a new name.   “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches. To everyone who is victorious I will give some of the manna that has been hidden away in heaven. And I will give to each one a white stone, and on the stone will be engraved a new name that no one understands except the one who receives it” (Revelations 2:17).
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“The Key is Focus! Paul may have had much activity in his life, but his focus was sharp. He knew who he was, what he was called to do, who called him, and what he must do each day to fulfill this calling.”
(I found this card that was received at my birth and it is in my baby book.  Photo and my investigative reporting 6/10/2020)

Make Room In Your Heart

My Investigative Reporting:    ……..Make Room In Your Heart……..❤️🙏🏻🌹

Find JOY in where you are today. No matter what the world throws at you. Happiness, peace and JOY starts in your home and in your heart. Make room today! ❤️💜💙

LIFE TAKES YOU TO UNEXPECTED PLACE LOVE BRINGS YOU HOME“Sometimes you have to let go of the picture of what you thought life would be like and learn to find joy in the story you’re living.”                  (from Joyful Quotes on FB 5/26/2020)   
 (I own the rights to the photo & investigative reporting above it 6/9/2020)
       

 

 

 

 

Divine Grace.

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and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.”                                                    Ephesians 4:23-24 (ESV)

For that most beautiful moment in my Life

For there are no words.

From the lips

Only silence is preferred.

Stop. Repent.

Sought the Lord’s embrace.

Know as He gently brushes ~

In the wind quietly across my face.

Did you know that all things of this world

Can all be replaced and erased?

Be still and know.

There will come a day

When those tears will be washed away

In our Father’s precious gathering place.

God’s Divine Love is truly full of grace.

God’s power and presence in my life

Transformed by His Divine Grace.

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Original work by me ©️ and penned by me 11/10/2010; Edited 3/8/2019
I have been penning my thoughts in my Christian journey for years.  Little did I know 5 years after this poem (Fall of 2014),  the Lord would bring me to my church who consistently teaches us about Grace❤️
Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com

EMERG-eNcE

SheepEMERG-EnCe

Patiently waiting, my Father hugged me home

Dear daughter {as the angels gently brush my face}

Deep, yet softly, in His loving Fatherly voice

With His blessed assurance I was winning this race

Escalated me He did to the mountain top

From that murky valley so low

A glimpse of the reflection behind me, now

Historically so long ago.

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Once again, my Loving Father put His arms around me,
“Dear Crystal, do you remember penning the poem with an intricate emerging title:  ‘Silver Threads of Wisdom’ 18 years ago past?
Pieces of My Intervention and Divine Presence for over two decades you have been penning to Me ~
10 years ago, I brought forward a great work, dramatically transforming you into a bold witness and strong disciple for My Kingdom.  You Bled from that old cry and plea.  By My hands, {your Divine Potter and Architect}, I called you, my child, who is gracefully emerging; which is your appointed Godly-ordained, divine broadcast.”   – Love God, Your Father

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Original work by me ©️ and penned 11.24.2018
(Photo credit:  Photo by Trinity Kubassek from Pexels)
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EMERGENCE:  The process of coming into –
The emergence of the trumpets from the seventh seal.
  • The seventh trumpet is sounded so that glory is given to God and His kingdom is announced.