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God is My Rock and Fortress

In the midst of uncertainty, I choose to trust God.
In the midst of anxiety, I choose to remember His promises.
In the midst of sadness, I choose joy.

Studying Ann Spangler's book "Praying the Names of God" has been such a help to me during this time of ongoing challenges.  As I realize how big my God is, I know He is faithful, my Rock, my fortress and protector.  

Nothing is impossible for the Sovereign Lord and ...I choose to keep my focus on Him.

I want to thank you for your kind comments on my previous post "Do You Ever Feel Overwhelmed?"

I'm so thankful for the blogging community who is always there to offer words of encouragement and at times correction.  I am a committed life long learner.  I've not arrived and have much to learn so that I may continue to grow more like Jesus.  If it takes trials to refine me, then I want to be open to that too.

I am less overwhelmed today!  :) Woo hoo!

Sending blog hugs to each one of you!

Blessings and love,

Debbie Petras
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  1. Sending love and hugs right back to you.

  2. Hugs and lots of love to you Debbie!

    God is faithful to calm and quiet the storms inside and around us.

    Learning right along with you!


  3. Wonderful post and I want you to know those verses and pictures really encouraged me today.


  4. Hi Debbie~ I enjoyed reading backwards and catching up with you. Our lives have been so unsettled lately that I've missed being on my computer keeping up with my blog friends. I loved what you shared from Daniel! I don't even know if you've been to my blog in a while - but I posted something days ago that has blessed me so much - and I thought about you when I posted it: The Red Sea Rules.

    I continue to pray for you. I'll e-mail you soon. Please let me know how you are doing...

    With love and prayers~

  5. Hi Debbie, Big hugs from Jesus and me right back at you! So glad things are a bit better and praying His richest blessings down on you and your man. I too am a life long learner.
    Blessings and love to you.

  6. glad you are less overwhelmed!

  7. What a powerful video, Debbie!

    I love what you are sharing about the names of God.

    I should get a copy of that book.

    Your honesty and transparency always refresh my heart. Whenever I have a chance to visit here, I come away realizing that we do think along the same lines!

    It's a privilege to have met you on blogland.

    Praying for you today.


  8. Wow - what a beautiful voice :)

    Debbie, I am so sorry that I have not stopped by in such a long time. Sending you a hug now...

    Love you...


  9. Bear was lifted and strengthened by your photos, the video and your comments. Many thanks!

  10. Bear was lifted and strengthened by your photos, the video and your comments. Many thanks!

  11. Praise the LORD that GOD is our ROCK and our FORTRESS!!! No one like HIM!!

    Praying still for you dear sister. May the Peace of GOD reign over you!

    Love ya

  12. When we choose to trust God, we are putting ourselves in the best place possible.


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