Hardwired for Love

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I am ready to release my newest book Hardwired for Love. I would like to share some excerpts from my book. Here we go!!

I wrote the book in parts to give the reader a look into the dynamics of Love. Also the dynamics which help guard our hearts and discern violence. The main premise of the book is to understand how violence chips away at Love.

Here is an excerpt from the chapter titled Whispering and Suggestion.

Proverbs   4:23 

Keep your heart with all vigilance,

for from it flow the springs of life.

The Lord spoke to me about your heart or your mind many years ago. I did an exhaustive study on your mind and your heart. God wants to make sure we have every availability and knowledge to overcome and defeat the enemy of our soul. I have found it extremely important and one of the best weapons is to know how things work. Whether it is spiritual or in the physical realm it all goes together.

The power of suggestion is seen as a word or thought is introduced to your mind to accomplish that word or thought. You may be on a diet and someone offers you ice cream. It is clearly not on your diet. You have a choice to accept or reject the ice cream. The original thought is “I am on a diet and that is not on the list of the things I need to eat.” Your will is the seat of choice. Do you exercise your will for or against the ice cream? Your emotions may range from, “ I am excited and anticipating tasting the ice cream” to “Ugh, I would feel horrible to stop my progress of being healthy and lose weight.”

You could go through all of the logical thoughts or so it seems, of “it’s only one scoop of ice cream.” Or, “I’ll just exercise more.” It becomes the justification of your decision and actions. Your actions start with a thought. You process the thought until it becomes an action.

As you can see above, we need to be on guard about where our information comes from, who it comes from and what we allow in our heart. My next selection will be from the chapter Nice is a dirty word.

Nice is a dirty word , will soon make sense to you as we define it. Here it is as follows.

     We get the spelling of the word “nice” from the French word of the same spelling, meaning foolish. From the Old French it came from a Latin word nescius meaning ignorant and nescire meaning not known. The Middle English means stupid. Starting in the 14th century.

     This word has been changed over the centuries. This word breaks down as follows: In the 14th century, it meant foolish, silly, ostentation, wantonness, extravagance, cowardice and sloth. More meanings were fussy, finicky, reticent, trivial and dissolute. By the Middle Ages it became more neutral with the meaning coy and reserved. By the 18th century it was given more positive meanings however, I did not find those meanings for that time frame anywhere.

     Today this word is generally considered positive. Defined by today’s changed definition as follows: pleasant, pleasure, amiable and delightful. The word is clearly not related to one’s character. These words seem to appeal to the effect that have on the receiver. 

As you can see, guarding our hearts is essential to fend off intruders into our hearts. Boundaries are essential and knowledge is king. Hint, Kindness is the fruit of the Spirit that exhibits love. Nice is nothing more than a smoke screen in the love department. Being “nice” is nothing more than gaining illegal entrance into someone’s heart. Kindness actually is quantifiable and means something concrete.

We are literally Hardwired for love and respond best to receiving love and giving love. The neuroscience is proven in the love department. Our brains are not wired for violence. It actually binds us together or creates a bond.

I hope you have enjoyed the brief peak at my book! I will announce when it is available for purchase on Amazon. Have a great July!

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The Tangible Love Of God

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We love good gifts from our Heavenly father that we can see, touch, feel and smell. We love our favorite gift card, perfume, piece of clothing, something to add to our hobbies, add to our homes or a home, anything that adds life to ourselves and our family and friends.

For men, I know a new motorcycle, fishing pole, boat, tool, car, truck and other things that add to your life is always welcomed. You value your relationships as well. Family is important and friends. A new BBQ is always welcome here in Southern California.

I wasn’t intending to separate the genders except I realized the picture of beauty I chose did not reflect men. We ALL love good gifts from our Father in Heaven. Today I am hoping to dispel thoughts of “God is against us having physical stuff”. I know he is more than happy to grant our requests.

Tangible means perceptible by touch.The synonyms are  palpable, tactile, material, physical, real, substantial, corporeal, solid, concrete; visible, noticeable.It also means clear and real. More synonyms are as follows:

real, actual, solid, concrete, substantial, hard, well defined, definite, well documented, clear, clear-cut, distinct, manifest, evident, obvious, striking, indisputable, undoubted, unmistakable, positive, perceptible, verifiable, appreciable, measurable, discernible, intelligible.

We still live in a very real physical world. We are created in HIS image and have need of not only physical needs to live; they also bring us life. Many times God will show me things in the supernatural or in my own spirit before I can put words to them If I am in the questioning mode of “how does that work?” He will show me and the the words come to bring understanding.

My latest question has been “How does He see riches and wealth?” It is very much in His nature to provide those for us. He is a giver and we are the receivers. He does instruct us that they have responsibility for them. As I was pondering, the understanding became more clear how it affects our person to be given or have worked for physical objects. It does add life to our soul. The difference we sometimes do not catch is that it is temporary.

Mat 7:11 ESV – 11 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

He loves to give us not only “stuff” he loves to give us anything else we hold as a desire in our heart. He loves to surprise us and give us the desires of our heart. If we want to enjoy the true joy of God’s heart to give us these gifts we must let him do it. We tie his hands when we try and do it ourselves.

He is not opposed either if we work for those desires. Ask Him today. Sometimes he would like to surprise you!! Often when we pray He will ask us what we want and how we want it. He knows our very nature and desires.

Psa 20:4 ESV – 4 May he grant you your heart’s desire and fulfill all your plans!

Psa 21:2 ESV – 2 You have given him his heart’s desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah

He has created people with creative gifts of all kinds to bring forth the physical realm’s gifts. Since we are made in His image we have the ability to create. There is an architect for houses, people who design rings, appliance designers, car designers, graphic designers, everything that physically comes into our life to make it better. The list is endless. I can’t imagine typing on a typewriter because my typing skills are less than perfect. Computers make my life so much easier.

I personally have experienced His goodness in many ways. I have desires that he will still fulfill. I know that I know. The tangible is very needed often to help water our soul and brings us much needed encouragement. Although He loves to just give it to us because He wants us to have the desires of our hearts fulfilled.

The etymology of tangible is late 16th century French meaning to touch. God wants us to be able to be touched by Him. He wants us to know we are loved.

Psa 136:21-22, 25 ESV – 21 and gave their land as a heritage, for his steadfast love endures forever; 22 a heritage to Israel his servant, for his steadfast love endures forever. … 25 he who gives food to all flesh, for his steadfast love endures forever.
Pro 8:21 ESV – 21 granting an inheritance to those who love me, and filling their treasuries.

Above are a few more scriptures that speak about God giving us good things. There are many stories in the word of God that are for now. God’s word is always relevant for us today. I always exchange the word Love for care. God cares to give us the desires of our heart. He is madly in Love with you!!

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The Love of our Moms

This year we have had an amazing amount of rain in Southern California and it has produced a super bloom of the most gorgeous flowers! Even driving on the freeways has produced traffic jams and rubber necking at the amazing flowers and greenery. Here in the dry Southern California region we do not always get to experience this display of beauty in the springtime. It has almost made us forget how amazing Southern California is and why we live here!

I remember being very excited every year to see the state flower come emerge. The California poppies are my favorite. It flooded my mind with that excitement again. I used to plant seeds because it had been so long since I had seen them. I would cultivate the ground, fertilize and pick the weeds to breathlessly wait for them to come and show how beautiful they are to see.

Watching the little green sprouts emerge from the clay based soil they were planted in provided a background color of contrast to see them popping up out of the soil. The anticipation of the next part of the plant maturing was ever on my mind. I sometimes would check two or three times a day to watch them grow. Why aren’t you growing faster? Oh, but you are so cute don’t grow too fast.

I would check for pests and shoo them away. I was often looking to see what beautiful butterflies would be attracted to them and carefully watched to make sure they didn’t like them too much. I surely didn’t want them to become dinner or a snack. I spent time in the utmost care to make sure they had been taken care of with the best of everything. The sun did it’s job as well as the oxygen atmosphere. They were given water and spoken to with kindness.

As they grew in each stage of their life, I was always curious to see how beautiful they would be in their full maturity. The days went on and I continued the needed care of each and every flower. Sometime the neighbors or walkers-by would stop to admire them and offer tips or goodly advice. The poppies had plenty of room to grow and thrive because I had cultivated all in and around them.

Soon it would be time to look at them and know they were done. The days lingered a little longer and finally they were ready to do the job they were created to do! It was time to show their beauty to the world. All the work and effort put into them had paid off! They were amazing to see, experience, thrive and go on to be appreciated and honored. WOW and WHEW!

As moms we go through these stages of being moms! We are amazing people who LOVE our children. We hope and dream and cultivate and intentionally LOVE OUR CHILDREN!!!

We are readying them for their future as well as for the future of the world they will also change. Be encouraged as you pour into your children. The results are not seen immediately but the success is seen later. Every good thing you put in them will come out in even more goodness. Yes!! It really works that way! Pray for them otherwise you will not see the seeds come to grow in them. Love them ALL OF THE TIME. No, you can not spoil them by loving them. It’s just the opposite! If you are having a hard time at what you see in them, then sometimes it requires us looking at ourselves. Read your Bible and get scriptures to pray over them. They need you ALL the time. They need to know you will love them no matter what.

TO EVERY MOM! YOU ALL ARE DOING AMAZING JOBS!!

LOVE YOU MOM!!!

 

 

 

 

Oceans and Oceans of His LOVE

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Oceans and Oceans of my Love will I bring to this ever present and thirsty world. I have called you to the in this new encounter and give out my Love to my people. I have come to feed a dying world with the weight of my Glory. I am amazed at the depth of my people who’s hearts are toward me. You will rule and reign with me, you who have overcome. Come drink from my well of love. I have come so you can arise on my behalf. All of you have made yourselves ready. Come, I, even now, am blowing on the dry bones. My army, I have made you as the perfect diamonds to cut through the darkness. The water is fine! Come in and dwell with me. Come into my heart. Come learn more about my love. Come sit with me, like Adam walked with me in the cool of the garden. Come look into the depths of my heart. You, bear my image so you can co-labor with me in the Harvest. My greatest desire is to see my children add to my Kingdom.

                               Love Triumphs over all!

Ancient Perfumery

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Ancient Perfumery
April 25 2015

I see the Glory of the Lord over me.
I declare the glory of the Lord over me.
The ancient perfumery is descending on the land.
My Love is coming from the ancient perfumery.
I am about to release the greatest flood of my Love.
It will come in like a warm , peaceful Love.
It will have the quality that only I can bring.
I will bring my Love in such a way that I will overwhelm the coldest of hearts.
I will bring an overturning Love to change the world.
I will bring the perfumery of the Ancient One to rest on the earth.
I will cover the earth with an unmistakeable smell of my perfume, My Love.
I have many whose hearts have been prepared to carry My Love.
It will be an everlasting Love to heal the Land.
It will be an everlasting Love to permeate all living things to restore the fallen world.
My Love will rock the faulty foundations.
It welcome as an earthquake to rightfully take back what needs to be restored.
My Love will overtake ALL the darkness.
All will know My Love conquers ALL.
It will not be a mistake that my Love will be well known.
My Love will be FAMOUS.
He delivers because He LOVES.
He conquers because He Loves.
My Love is coming as an Ancient Perfumery.
My perfumery is invading the earth.

Love is in Full Bloom

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We are now in the season of Reigning and we carry the Father’s love in our hearts. The vibrant life we carry is to be poured out. It comes to give life to all of God’s children. 

Our heavenly Father, our Daddy our Abba, has an endless supply of love because he is love. We have lived long enough in the wilderness desert and it has now become the time of overflowing and abundance in our lives.

We are committing a grave injustice if we choose not receive his never ending love or neglect to give out our love, to our family and others. We need to shout it from the rooftops just how much he loves us! We need to show off the love he gives. Withholding the love is a serious state of affairs.

Love gives…………. His love for us produces fruit in our lives and we carry the perfume of his love. It carries through the atmosphere and attracts people. The people he needs us to speak to and show love to. We keep our love on by staying in his presence and engaging in our relationship with him.

Love never dulls or ages. Love is fresh and bright and new. Each day when we wake there is a fresh revelation of his love waiting for us to receive. His love is unstoppable, refreshing, gives us courage, wisdom, insight, comfort, companionship with him, excitement (God is never boring), direction and intimacy that we long for.

His rivers and oceans of love wash the ways of the world off of us and teach us how to have relationship with him and give out the love he has put in us. We will learn that life rules and death does not rule. We are seated in the heavenly realm with Jesus. We are learning the way of the Kingdom of Heaven.

In this season, God is showing up by subverting the hand of the enemy against God’s people. He already is uncovering the evil darkness the enemy has tried to use to stop us. He is engaging us in end time strategies to rule and reign with him. His love reigns.

We are walking into this season with our love tried, tested and fired. It is so we can participate in the greatest harvest ever. Put your love on and keep your love hot and firery! We are His Love Brands! Branded with fiery love. The nations will know that God has sent you. Your neighbor, friend and fellow believer will know you are branded with his love in Full Bloom! You will carry his scent, his perfume. You will be unmistakably known as His! You are His Bride, that He is ready to reveal!

John 15:9-10, 12-13, 17, 19 ESV 9 As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. 10 If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. … 12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. … 17 These things I command you, so that you will love one another. … 19 If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
John 17:26 ESV 26 I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.”

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2019 The Year of The Lord’s Goodness

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God is always good! We will see even more of his mercy and goodness. The author Jonathon Cahn was recently describing in the Hebrew, the word mercy is  actually plural and the Hebrew word for sin is singular. That is an amazing understanding that God’s mercy is not limited in any way, but endless.  That is hard for us to wrap our brains around. Think about that, endless. If it wasn’t for Yeshua (Jesus) dying on the cross we would have never to have the chance to experience these attributes of God toward his people.

Walking into this year of our Lord, 2019, is as breathtaking as this picture above. The feeling I get is everything is trying to come forth all at once. It seems like everything wants to pop.

His love is bleeding through the darkness to pour out his love to this dry and dying world. We can’t deny that the need for his love is staggering. We have wars, rumors of wars, civil unrest, political unrest, famine, earthquakes in diverse places, false peace, lawlessness, persecution and unto death, no value for human life on multiple levels, and we are still waiting for the Gospel of the Kingdom to be preached.

The Hebrew word “basar” is defined as the following: the good news, the universal reign of God, the re-establishment of the House of David, the future glory an Israel returned to God, the ingathering of the exiles, the resurrection of the dead and the reward and punishment in the last judgment.

This also called the restoration. The understanding here is that the”Kingdom of God” reigned before the fall and stills reigns. Adam was the earthly ruler under God. This is also synonymous with “The Kingdom of heaven.”  First century believers knew this.

We are in a place in history where we are moving with heaven to fulfill the “basar”, the good news. The restoration on the earth that has been neglected and pounded on by hell itself is about to get a LARGE BOOST from heaven.

The goodness of God is coming to rescue us from the effects of the slavery and bondage we have been in. He is going to send His glory to help restore all that is out of line with his eternal goodness. We have to line up or align ourselves with his heart or love for us.

We believe many lies that keep us receiving his love. He is sending the greatest demonstration of power to release us out of the grips of hell to finish what he started. It is important for us to be ready so we can flow with God and his goodness.

Thee word I received from God is he is going to subvert the enemy. Defined as the following:

sub·vert
verb
  1. undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).
    “an attempt to subvert democratic government”
    synonyms: destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, overturn;

 

God is going to knock Satan off of his proverbial “high horse” God always reigns and wins. No matter what you are going thru, know that God is for you. He has a plan. Take the time and see what God has for you. Ready yourself for the blessings.

 

Acts Chapter 3 verses 20-21

Revelation Chapter 21 verses 1-4

Joel Chapter 3 verse 18

Isaiah Chapter 40 verses 9-11

Mark Chapter 1 verses 14-15

 

The most powerful gift…….Love

Greetings,

If there is anything people can agree on at any time in history and especially now, is that LOVE reigns as King in our lives. We are made for it, crave it, seek it, go to the ends of the earth for it and we don’t want to get caught without it.

Love never loses its mystery and never loses its power. We can’t get enough of it and we push the envelope of life to retain it. We often have actions that are misguided not knowing we are striving for Love.

Our hunger for love, moves us into strange situations and even dangerous ones because we are hardwired for Love. It is so strong in us that without human touch we would die. Studies done, prove the withholding of human touch will affect a person adversely.

Love makes the world go around. Giving and receiving is the dance of Love. Look at the heroic acts of people who help others. Heroes do things like save people from burning cars, rushing rivers, car accidents, Holocaust victims, wars, and a myriad of things that would take a few books to cover.

There are everyday unsung heroes like you and me. Walking out life in the face of great trials and tribulations sometimes. We can face great odds and obstacles to get through this journey called life. Love is always the answer,

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Jesus of Nazareth died a sacrificial death on a cross, to make all of these things come to pass. He faced the death that tries to subvert Love.  Death will never overcome Love. Jesus made us co-laborer’s with him to apply Love to a dying world. Love, can never be trumped by anything.

When we spend more time with Jesus, we learn how to Love others and ourselves more. He imparts to us the language of Love.  We yearn for his presence and in spending time with him he can add more Love to his greatest works, which is us.

If we are made in his image, we have a lot to look forward to. We start to understand that he is perfect and holy and so are we. We need to receive the Love he has not only died for but is positioned at all times to give us. Grace is the part of Love that enables us to draw closer to him even though we are still working out our salvation in fear (reverential) and trembling. Grace is the by product of Love that allows for our weakness to eventually become an asset to the Kingdom and ourselves.

A great example of that would be someone who is cheap or stingy is actually called to give great resources to the body of believers for the furthering of the Kingdom. God gives grace to work out the details of that person’s gift of finaces for the Kingdom. God has to apply Love.

So at this time of year we celebrate the birth of our Savior who came to leave Love. In the Love resides peace. The Hebrew word Shalom, means complete healing and restoration of everything in our life. Jesus came so we can be at peace. Jesus came to save, deliver and heal. He also came to teach us how to Love.

John chapter 20 verse 21

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you.As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.”

John chapter 14 verse 27

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

1 Peter chapter 1 verse 16

Since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.”

Genesis chapter 1 verse 27

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Matthew chapter 5 verse 48

You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

The Power of Touch

 

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Love and Thanks

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Our gratitude for life really  is a heart choice for life!

Love makes the world go round and  is infectious and contagious.  Practicing the attitude of gratefulness for all that we have far outweighs the negative things or current problem we might have. Being grateful is glad, rejoicing, joyful, a merry heart and thankful.

When we focus on God and  give Him thanks, we are putting our hearts in the right frame of mind to receive, to love and be loved by Him. Being grateful keeps us humble to know God created us and everything He gives us. He is a good Father who gives us good gifts.

I am always grateful for all that he has given me. I now he loves me and gives me the best of everything. I am grateful for what I even know is ahead of me.

Gratefulness does not make any room for the enemy to divert your attention to the enemy which does not give life.

Science has proven that being thankful more often leads to more positive outcomes and more thankfulness.

Linked below is the Harvard Health Study on Gratefulness.

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