Mary's Blog

He Will Meet ALL Your Needs

Philippians 4:19 (NIV) “And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.” I grew up in Texas where we lived in...

In His Eyes, You Are Special

Jeremiah 1:5 "Before I made you in your mother's womb, I chose you" (NCV). Beginnings are very important.  In fact, the place of origin has much to...

Bad Things Do Happen To Good People

Isaiah 55:9 "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts" (NIV). Sometimes I ...

Do You Want Cake?

Romans 8:28 (NIV) “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” A ...

Check the Radar Screen

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver” (Proverbs 25:11). I am not a good patient and tend to think that most medical r...

The Profile of a Sheep

He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young (Is...

Somebody Help Me Do the Right Thing

Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ (Ephesians 5:21). Hudson is only six years old, but he is already beginning to grasp the concept ...

Worthy or Worthless

Psalm 139:14-16 (NCV) “I praise you because you made me in an amazing and wonderful way. What you have done is wonderful. I know this very well. Yo...

Be Held

And the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will Himself restore you and make ...

The Fragrance Of God's Love

But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of Him ever...

A Close Call

Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it (Mark 10:15, NIV). When I answered the pho...

We All Want To Be Happy

Psalm 89:15 “Happy are the people who know how to praise You. Lord, let them live in the light of Your presence.”  We all want to be happy – right?...