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Echo of Drums

I hear drums of command, echoing around me.

A rhythm of power and strength, a force unstoppable.

These drums propel me forward and instil in me the desire to pursue heights beyond measure, to soar above on rushing winds, to pursue God. Take me to the mountain top Lord, where we can sit and talk. Where you can explain the wonders and plant dreams in my heart. 

Matthew 5:6
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. 



I am a how person.  The possibilities run endlessly through my mind as I formulate a plan.  I see a pathway that leads to a destination and envisage the journey ahead in detail.  However, when that destination is not clear, the path unsure, it is then that uncertainty gathers, clarity is blurred and the chance of standing still increases. 

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Battlefields. Where many unite for a single cause. Where lines of intimidation are drawn. Where you stare into the eyes of the enemy.
Sometimes we find ourselves caught in the midst of the battlefield. Maybe it is not clear how we ended up here, but here we stand. We stand as the bullets of criticism, hurt and mind games whistle past our ears. The earth shudders from explosion after explosion, deep crevasses open up ready to swallow us if we fall. Smoke and dust cloud our view. Not knowing which way to turn, we can end up paralyzed in the middle of a war zone.
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As the waves crash over again and again...I feel like I am surrounded and my footing unsure. Surrounded by forces that push and toss me from side to side. Forces that try to push me down and throw me off balance.

I raise my arm, extending it upwards as far as I can go. My hand open to receive, to grasp, what lies above the waves.

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Lynnelle Richardson - author the faith journals


 I'm Lynnelle - wife, mum of two, women of faith who enjoys great coffee.  Read my personal journals of faith as God leads and directs me on this life journey.  To contact me, click the button below!


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  • Every Heartbeat

    Nicely done Sis ☺
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    Brilliant Lynnelle! Thanks for the reminder that nothing is wasted with God ... even our broken pieces. Love you lots xo
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    Thanks for this powerful encouragement Lynnelle. It's so good to be reminded of His presence being always with us xx
  • Where is your voice?

    oh yes! love hearing your heart.... "We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves." @ 2 Cor 4:7
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