Glorifying His Name – 2-11-20

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I wanted to give praise to the Lord tonight for getting me through so much.  I am so thankful.  I have felt Him with me all my life, in the good times and in the bad.  There have been times I shut Him out because I didn’t want to go His way.  I had my own path ironed out.  He let me go and see how that would work for me.

In the past ten years, He has been so close and answered my prayers in such a way that I knew He was there.  After our daughter passed away, we took in her two small children, ages 1 and 2.  I was about 55 then.  So you can imagine my age with a house to take care of, office work, laundry, and now two babies like having twins.  Sometimes I would sit in the chair with one on one side and one on the other.  They would cry because they were sleepy so I’d cry with them.  About an hour later I’d wake up realizing we had all fallen to sleep.

Jesus was with us.  He gave me the ability to spin a yarn so after I tucked them in at night I would type away on a book.  They were about living life in the country in the 1940’s.  I published one in print and the rest were e-readers.  I was just happy to accomplish something that relaxed me so much.

On the days I would be tired and had so much facing me, I’d ask God for energy.  I remember miracles some days where I got everything accomplished and felt like I could still run to town, which was probably six miles as the crow flies.  I don’t like complaining at all.  My mama’s siblings picked cotton before they could even go to school.  My mama was too little so she sat under the shade tree.  No, complaining always makes me feel guilty.

One day I was so busy I’d have to ask the Lord for His peace.  He’d give it to me, but then I’d have to soon ask again.  He’d give it to me again.  He finally said, ‘stop some efficiency’.  I had studied the story of Martha complaining to Jesus about Mary sitting at His feet.  I soon realized that good part would not be taken from me and it was a good thing.  I would swing for hours as I watched the children play, and I’d pray.  So it became known as my prayer swing.

I asked the Lord to give me rest one time and fell asleep in that thing for an hour.  But not with the children playing in the yard.  That was about ten years ago and as I look back now, I wouldn’t take anything for any of it.  We learn and grow in our struggles when we rest in our faith and trust in Jesus.  He walked the dirt roads in our woods with me.  He spoke to me in so many ways.  He answers prayer.  I know it’s a dark world out there, but we don’t have to be a part of it.  God meets us right where we are in whatever our circumstances are and He wraps us in His peace and protection.  He makes a way.  He is everything to me.

So tonight I just wanted to publicly thank Him for all He has done for me.  There is a place that He has prepared for us and my hope lies in being with Him through eternity.  He has shown me so much.  So if you read these posts on this site, just remember that it was in my struggles when He showed me these things.  It was in my prayer closet He gave me revelation, and it was in my swing He spoke to me.  With everything to juggle each day, He made a way for us to have time together.  And it continues even today.

Many mornings I wake with a song in my head and don’t even know the words to it.  I can usually google a couple words and the song will come up.  Recently it was Some Through The Fire.  And I can ask Him a question and turn in the bible to His answer.  And why not?  He’s right here by my side.

Prayer closets and prayer swings are a good thing.  There sure is a lot to pray about.

Repost of Protection from 3-11-18

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I had called this Deception B4 Rapture.  Yes, that was true, but the main thing was the light to get what we need from while walking in the darkness of deception before the rapture.  It stayed on my mind to repost this and this morning two other sisters in Christ had similar dreams with the same meaning so that was my confirmation.

On March 11, 2018, I dreamed I was walking with two grandchildren. We had left some people that were going to sleep. (There are many going to sleep these days.) We walked into a land that was something like Alice in Wonderland. We would meet creatures or see abandoned rides like in an abandoned theme park. The land was dark and dreary. There was no color anywhere, and nothing was as it seemed. We would see a light in an abandoned home and would be able to go in for food or rest, whatever we needed, then move on. Sometimes we would find a ride that was functioning and could get on it like a slide to go faster or something we could sit on to move quicker, and there would be another light in an abandoned home that we could go into, then move on again. There were others on rides but no one laughing. I would pick up trash here and there but there was no place to dispose of it, and nobody else cared or wanted to talk about it. It was as if they just rather ignore it.
I saw the grandchildren’s mother and she was trying to tell me something. She passed away years ago so I knew she wasn’t supposed to be there. Nothing there was real, except the light in the abandoned homes.  If I had not known her face before me then was a deception, I could have been led into another direction.
This land was full of deception and people I saw were like the old saying – Asleep. They just hadn’t laid down yet.
The children and I were separated a bit, but as I began to walk toward what I felt was the center of this place, I saw the children again. They were walking toward the center and there were a few others that made it. We were finally out of that dark and dreary place of deception.
When we got to the center, it was very colorful. We looked up as the sky changed. It appeared as if we were standing at the bottom of a pool and looking up to the sun beyond the water’s surface. There weren’t many of us gathered there, but I saw the lady in front of me as her arms left her side and flew upward, then she was gone. It was as if she were shot out of a cannon. Then a small person went up and the water or air made a swirl behind her in the shape of a heart. Someone close by yelled ‘that was one of the angels’! I believe they may have been speaking of the children but I don’t know. Then my arms left my side and flew upward, and I was gone. I felt myself going very fast, then I woke. I know we will meet Jesus in the clouds as scripture says.
On March 12, 2018, my dreams were all about rapture. One door would open and I would hear ‘almost home’. Another door would open and I would hear ‘catch away’. I dreamed all night of rapture but the only memory I have of that night were the doors and what I would hear as they opened.
I thought I had heard the phrase ‘catch away’ before but couldn’t remember. I looked it up to make sure it was biblical. I found it in Matthew 13, specifically 19-21. A commentary said that some may have started out as being an excited Christian and just fell asleep or abandoned it. Maybe the hardship or persecution was too much. The scripture explained the dreams.
The main thing for the body of Christ is to stand strong. I kept thinking when God’s children are gone, there will be no light left. The only light we have in us is the light of Jesus.
On April 15, I saw a comment about we are in the time of deception. This dream is symbolic of God’s protection and provision when we went into the lighted, abandoned homes. Because of that we made it through and persevered. Our ears and eyes were open to His leading and He led us out. He took us home. I’ve had more on that and have seen more on that so it’s being called to our attention. May God bless and keep you in all your ways as you lean on Him with hope, faith, and trust.
Psalm 27:11 2 Chronicles 7:15 Proverbs 3:5-6 Psalms 28:7 Matthew 6:25 Deuteronomy 28 Psalm 91

The Dark Road to Recovery – 12-17-19

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I have been praying for a young lady very dear to my heart.  I have tried so hard to figure out just where things keep going wrong.  She seems to be headed in the right direction and the next thing I know, she’s veered off again.  She never quite finishes what she needs to get her on the right path, and it is so crucial that she does because this is not just about her.  She has precious children that need her. My heart aches for them, and for her.

On December 17, 2019, I believe the Lord showed me in a dream what is happening with her and so many others.  In the dream, she was being driven in a car at night.  She was in the front passenger seat and it was her side of the car that I was seeing.  I knew that everything was going well.

Suddenly, she stopped the car.  It was like she couldn’t stand it; she just had to do it.  She got out of the car and began walking toward the direction she had come.  As she walked in the darkness, a person came up to her, then another, then another.  I watched as she had a small group there with her now, but she was in danger.  None of them had her best interest in mind.  They were out for self no matter what it caused or cost her.

As soon as my eyes opened, I knew she had allowed the Holy Spirit to guide her.  That was the driver and the safety of the car.  She only lets that go so far and she has to take control and do it her way.  The Holy Spirit won’t interfere with free will.   So she goes back and thinks things will be different now.  Her old acquaintances she calls friends come around and she’s so happy to see them.  It gives her a sense of home and comfort, but she doesn’t see it’s not a home and the comfort is short lived.  Then she finds herself back where she was and an outcast to family and true friends and without her children.  Now she has used all the excuses she had to use others to help her.  Everyone is wise now and no one will listen.

When we lose everything, we have no way to look but up.  I continue to pray now with more hope than ever, but that’s all the help I give.  I will be there for the children, but the end of her has to come so she will say ‘Jesus take the wheel’.  She will be grateful for the safety of that car – and for the driver.

If this is you out there, I pray for you too.  And I especially pray for the people that care so much for you.  I pray they can let go of the situation and hold on to the prayers until you lose yourself.  There is a driver and a car waiting for you, but He’s a gentleman.  He won’t take away your free will.  Don’t ask God or family ‘why won’t you help me’, but ask yourself ‘why won’t you help me’.  He will lead you where you dare to go alone and He will always be with you.  The word REPENT means to turn away from, so repent and turn away from what is hurting you and ask for help from the One that can.

More than once in my life, I have opened the bible to these words: (I usually use KJV but felt I should use NIV on these.)

Isaiah 43:2 NIV – When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.

Haggai 1:13 NIV – Then Haggai, the Lord’s messenger, gave this message of the Lord to the people:  “I am with you,” declares the Lord.

And never forget to pray for strength.  I’m an old lady raising grandchildren so I have done it many times and I have never been disappointed.  The One who is in us is greater than the one who is in the world. (1 John 4:4)  It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.  Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. (Galatians 5:1)  When you resist the devil he will flee (James 4:7)  He will protect you like in the car I saw and it will be your hiding place from those wanting to harm you.  (Psalm 32:7)

So cry out to Him today; He hears you and will deliver you from all your troubles. (Psalm 34:17)  Forget the former things and don’t dwell on the past.  He will make a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. (Isaiah 43:18-19)

1 John 5:4-5 – For everyone born of God overcomes the world.  This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  Who is it that overcomes the world?  Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

 

The Right Thing 12-6-19

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A precious sister in Christ called me with so much excitement that she couldn’t contain herself.  She yelled, “I got a God story!”  I said, “Tell it!  Tell it!”

She said, “My husband was getting my new tv put up that I got on clearance for $75.20 and he dropped it.”

I said, “That’s your God story?”

She laughed, “No!  He told me to put it back in the box and tell them it broke in the box.  I told him we have to do the right thing and God will honor it.”

She kept talking to him to get him to understand and finally said, “You get it?”  He said, “Not yet I don’t.”

She called the store and they had two left and said she could have another one for the same price even though the sale was off.  She stopped by her mailbox on the way and a check was in her mailbox for $75.20 where she had not been using rewards on her credit card for years.  I don’t think she even knew she had rewards.

She was jumping up and down and went on to the store for her tv replacement.  The district manager was in the store and told this sweet sister that she didn’t owe anything for the tv.  I imagine her husband got the message of the two times blessing.  Doing the right thing and honoring God in it reflects His honoring us.  The Lord knew she was trying to show God’s blessings in a lesson before it even happened and He honored that according to her faith.

I just love God stories.  It feels like a snuggle under a warm blanket with a cup of hot cocoa.

God bless you at this time of year that we celebrate the birth of our Savior.  Spread the God stories around.  Those stories of light will kick the dark stories to the curb.

Blessings and Love ~

(picture above taken by me on a frosty gift of a morning)

Sudden Destruction – Repost with a word

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I had given this out but it had come to mind again so I felt I needed to give it out again. I kept delaying because some dreams are not easy to tell. Then one day I heard ‘sudden destruction’. I knew it was about the dream. It was a title for it and a simple word from the Lord as to what it meant. God does not speak unless it is something to grab hold to. He is not like us much speaking people.  Then Brother Searle had a word in November of 2019 that gave explanation to the THIRTY MINUTES and a word of instruction.  God bless.
I looked up sudden destruction in the bible and told the Lord if it keeps coming to mind I will give it out again. I don’t know what made me be so disobedient but I had a dream that got interrupted when someone stepped in front of me and said, ‘Donna, the people deserve to know’. When I first woke I thought, ‘deserve to know what?’ Then I remembered. I didn’t give this dream a date because it has come before me so many times.
So I put it out again. This is the dream:
A family member and I had the first part of the dream on the same night. We were in a room full of people. They were becoming very tired. People were stretched out across the tables and some had their heads resting on the tables. Some were even stretched out on top of the table. In my family member’s dream, they became so tired that some began to leave and that dream for them ended. Key words in this family member’s dream is ‘people began to leave’ as in leave the faith.
My dream continued where I became so tired as well that I struggled to move a person out of the way so I could rest my head as well. I was so tired I didn’t have concern for the person resting on top of the table. I just started shoving them over.
In my dream, a machine of some type started spitting out words on paper. It was loud as you could hear it typing. It wasn’t a quiet fax machine. There may be a military machine like what I heard.
Two men in the room went to the machine and started reading. One tore the paper off the machine and said he didn’t understand why they weren’t aware of that, why they had not already been told. They were talking about something coming out of the sky. I thought ‘are they talking about an asteroid?’
There was a man at the end of my table on my right with his head resting on the table as well. He slowly raised his head and asked, ‘how long do we have?’ One of the men reading from the paper said, ‘THIRTY MINUTES’. (see 2019 word below with scripture about the thirty minutes)
It is important to point out that I had another family member that had a dream where they wanted to know how much time they had and the reply was thirty minutes.
I didn’t know if this was an asteroid or something being fired at us so I looked up the time it would take a missle from Russia to America and it read thirty three minutes. Again, I don’t know if it was an asteroid or what.
I prayed about this dream for weeks before I heard the words ‘sudden destruction’. The bible speaks of it in 1 Thessalonians 5 – … While people are saying “peace and safety”, destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. (it says ‘they’)
The bible speaks of keeping oil in the lamp. Don’t fall asleep or grow tired. We are in His hands. At some point, we will be meeting our Savior in the air – but in God’s timing. God bless and be encouraged. This is not our home. We are just passing through.
In November of 2019 I saw a word given to Byron Searle regarding Revelation 8:1. That verse reads . . . And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour. (the thirty minutes)
The Lord told Brother Searle . . . Today I shout out to my people to prepare!! There is coming much destruction, and many of my people who thought they would escape the suffering will be in a daze!!!
The main event is now on the horizon, and only my remnant have heard my voice and readied themselves!
I have been warning My Body for many years, yet because nothing has happened in America, My Body thinks they have plenty of time because there is no war, no turmoil, no major calamities – that all is good with Me!!
I tell you now – – America is a vile Nation that sacrifices its babies and children to Baal! A Nation soaked with drugs and murder! A Nation of deviant homosexual men and women, wanting nothing more than to pollute all people! A Nation who embraces a king that is reflective of their hearts!My son, I am about to bring America to her knees!!I am going to shake my body so hard that they will think the end is here, yet this is but the beginning!!I will show My Body that My Sword will cut asunder their cold, lazy hearts!! Those that call out upon Me, I will fill with My Spirit and turn them hot for the gospel!!
Those that reject Me or curse Me or blame Me will be given over to their reprobate mind, and they will perish!!
My son, I know this is a hard word, but those of My Body must be given every chance to come to Me . . before the Silence in Heaven!
After the Silence is broken, man on Earth will perish very quickly! When I open the Seals of the Scroll, know it has begun, and the time to prepare is over!
Remnant . . continue to help those who did not prepare. Do not think about yourself, for I will sustain you and your family. Show love to those I send to you. Listen for My voice to speak to you. I will tell you who I am sending to My Remnant for help.
My son, My Remnant will be used mightily during this time! They will shine like diamonds, and those I send will see you . . those in the world will not!!
Beware of reprobates! Protect your families and those I have sent! Pray constantly for protection and provisions – – I will give both!!
My son, the days ahead are filled with tribulation for My Body! The devil is angry and will be out to destroy those that follow me!
I love you all very much! I AM coming soon for MY REMNANT!!. Amen. Lord Jesus.
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It’s time – 11-9-19

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It is time to stand on God’s promises.  Press in and get under His wing.  He said He will never leave us nor forsake us.  Stand for the truth – there is a Jesus, our Savior.  He is the son of God.  He died on the cross and said ‘it is finished’.  God will fight for us and give us strength to endure.  When we are weak, He is strong.  He has shown us many times that He has taken care of His people in times of trouble, and He has not stopped.  We have to stand on what we know now and not what we think.  Have no fear.

I saw a scary time in my life with my first mini-stroke.  I walked into the ER and asked ‘well, what do You think of this’?  I opened the bible on a table and was a Isaiah 43:2.  It reads – When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.

That was His promise to me, and with that, He carried me through.

We are coming into a time that is unchartered territory for most.  But though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, His unfailing love for us will not be shaken or His covenant of peace be removed.

He tells us that no weapon forged against us will prevail.  No one can take away what He has given us.  Press in with fasting and prayer.  He gave me Isaiah 58 in 2015.  He gave it to me twice before I realized he was telling me to read it and hold it dear to my heart.

Seek His face and ask Him your questions.  Do not depend on man to give you the answers.  We confess our sins and He is faithful and just to forgive.  He will hold us in His righteous right hand and never leave us.  Do not be afraid nor discouraged.  This is not our home.  We are just passing through.

God bless you and your family.  We all have family of the blood and of the heart.  God knows what is near and dear to us.  I opened my bible to read the other day and was at Jeremiah 39.  I read – Behold, I will bring my words upon this city of evil, and not for good; and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee.  But I will deliver thee in that day, saith the Lord; and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid.  For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the Lord. I knew He was speaking to me in this time from a message given in a time long ago.

Trust in the Lord and the Holy Spirit will lead and guide you.  Look up to no man, no politician, none other than the Lord.  Look up and trust in Him.  He will lead you to where you need to go, what you need to do, and what you need to say.  Total trust in Him makes all fear flee.  No debate and no strife, just total trust in the Lord.

God bless you is my prayer.  Stay strong in the Lord for He alone is our sovereign God.

Only One 10-18-19

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I saw two studies recently where a small boy was placed on the street in the cold without a coat.

Out of the hours filmed, only one person stopped to even ask each one ‘are you ok’? And one of those that stopped was homeless; he gave his coat, money, and words of encouragement.

We serve a God that sends manna from heaven in the desert and multiplies a little boy’s lunch to feed the masses. He makes a way for us to do that. I’ve seen it so many times and it astonishes me at His loving mercy. I pray I will be that one that has faith and love enough for my neighbor as myself.

Exodus 16:35

Matthew 14:14-21 emphasis on verse 16 when Jesus said ‘YOU feed them.’

Isaiah 58:10

Luke 10:25-37