THE BLOG

Welcome...

Welcome to where I share the thoughts from inside my journal.

I'm pretty transparent about my stuff. I share the raw and real with gut-wrenching honesty and don't sugarcoat the struggles along the way.

I find my hope in Jesus and the pages of the Word of God. So when I write or teach, I share the revelation and wisdom I've learned in the hopes you can be encouraged and inspired.

You'll laugh, cry, and relate to many things along the way.

And when you do, I invite you to let me know.

~ Cherlyn

 
Do you need rest? growing in god Jun 09, 2022

A theme emerged in multiple conversations I've had this month, the need for rest.

For some, it is the daily to-do list that seems to keep growing, the end-of-school activities that have us worn...

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What Is Kingdom Confidence? growing in god Apr 01, 2022

Kingdom confidence is very different from self-confidence.

Self-confidence is what the world says we have.

Confidence (noun)

  • a trust or a reliance that is applied to our own abilities, our own...
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God Has A Gift For You growing in god Mar 10, 2022

I had barely flipped the calendar over when my mom, sister, kids, and husband began to ask me, "Do you know what you want for your birthday?"

Sadly, no. The running list of ideas I have are gifts...

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God Wants To Speak To You growing in god Feb 01, 2022
A deep ache was growing, and I heard a desperate plea in a dream. I saw a woman cry out, "God, speak to my heart."
 
At first, I didn't know what to do with this dream, so I sat with it.
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4 Ways to Grow In Discernment growing in god Sep 15, 2021

She poured milk over her Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, grabbed a spoon and sat at the table for breakfast. Her nose crinkled and her eyes narrowed. "Mom, there is something wrong with this milk."

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4 Ways to Unlock God’s True Calling in Your Life growing in god Sep 01, 2021

If you’ve ever wondered, “Now what?!” following a life-changing event, you are not alone. The life we lead, as meaningful as we think it is, oftentimes centers around our own...

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We can GO with what God has said. growing in god Mar 19, 2021
I don’t know about you, but I’ve messed up more things being out of step with God and outside His timing. What helps me is the verse, where Moses requests, “Lord, if your...
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God, I want your presence. growing in god Mar 05, 2021
This passage defines me...
 
“If your Presence does not go with me, do not send me. How will anyone know that you are pleased with me ... unless you go with me? What else will...
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Are you lost? growing in god Jul 17, 2020
In desperation, I picked up my phone and dialed.
 
It rang 3 times until finally, my friend Maggie’s voice said, “Hello?"
 
"I don't know where I'm going," I confessed through...
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Ten Ways to Be Grateful Year-round growing in god Nov 09, 2017

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, not because of all the food, but because it's a time of year we put a dedicated focus on being grateful. What if we embraced gratitude year-round? What...

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