Sara Whitten Articles

Why You Need to Rest to Hear the Lord Speak to You

We often think of resting as the opposite of being active. It's no surprise that it's one of the last things that...
Prophet: What Does My Dream Mean?

Prophet: What Does My Dream Mean?

We all know that feeling — waking up gasping for breath and beaded with perspiration from an intense dream.We wonder, "Did that dream mean something? Was that from God? Am I being warned of something?"If I told you that every thought that pops into our heads...

Prophetic Word: April Is the Month of Recovery

Prophetic Word: April Is the Month of Recovery

As I was spending time with the Lord on a recent morning, I got an image of a boat with a rowing crew. Unsure of what the Lord was saying, I began to press into this word.There are phenomenal insights into what the Lord is doing in the Spirit this month that are...

5 Things God Would Never Say to You

5 Things God Would Never Say to You

If I told you I spent last weekend on the moon, you'd know I was lying. On the other hand, if I told you that last weekend I went to the movies, would you believe me?Ok, I didn't go to the movies last weekend, but those subtle lies are so much trickier to spot. Often...

Stop Fighting the Wrong Battles!

Stop Fighting the Wrong Battles!

I was in a world of my self-created darkness. Even the most everyday activities were slow and painful while recovering from my second C-section. Having hiked all over the NICU the previous week, my pain had me feeling helpless. My thoughts went from wondering if I...

You Have Permission to Dream

You Have Permission to Dream

Without question, we are born with desires. Many of these emerge even as children. I used to shut myself in my room with my mother's typewriter and craft handmade "books" as a six-year-old. Some kids love engineering masterpieces out of Legos. Other kids are naturally...

Make Your Timeline Match God’s Timing

Make Your Timeline Match God’s Timing

"Slide! Slide!" my two-year-old daughter squealed. As her uncoordinated feet climbed to the top, I waited below. Holding my hands out, I encouraged her to slide down. Her smile quickly dissolved into a furrowed brow of resilience as she shook her head "no." She stood...

Where is the Enemy Making Claims?

Where is the Enemy Making Claims?

God has been speaking the word "claim." In true parable-style, I've watched God play out this word in life all around me. I was notified of a small sum that was owed to a deceased family member that was mine if I would just claim it. A good friend of ours found out...

Are You Missing a Healing?

Are You Missing a Healing?

For six months, I sat anxiously in doctor's offices as tests continued to come back with red flags. More time would pass and more procedures were ordered. I prayed in faith for healing yet the process seemed to drag on endlessly. When I would seek the Lord, He kept...

God Says, “Hold On!”

God Says, “Hold On!”

As I was walking through our neighborhood on an evening walk the other night, I was seeking the Lord for guidance on this next season. The Lord told me, "Hold on." Disappointed, I thought, I've just been through one waiting season after another and now I need to hold...

Year of the Whistle

Year of the Whistle

As I was worshipping at church last Sunday, the presence of the Lord felt heavy in the room. I felt the Lord whisper, "Blow! I am breathing now." I pursed my lips and exhaled. To my shock, from somewhere else in the room came a loud whistle. For a moment, I even...

How Well Do You Know the Heart of God?

How Well Do You Know the Heart of God?

Imagine you receive a message from an unknown phone number. You know just from reading the message that it's from your spouse (or insert someone who knows you very well instead). How do you know? What clues does that message hold that incline you to know it's from...

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