Mary's Blog

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?...

Stay Alert!

Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour (1 Peter 5:8, NLT). Sata...

He's a Good, Good Father

Romans 8:28 (NCV) We know that in everything God works for the good of those who love him.  They are the people he called, because that was his pla...

To Be Known. To Be Loved.

John 10:10 “My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” We long to be loved and known by God … and then to be loved and known by othe...

Memories

Maybe it is because I have another birthday under my belt … or maybe it’s because I just wrapped up an amazing year in my speaking ministry … I’m n...

Waiting

Every day you and I choose where we will invest our time. We plan and schedule everything from hair appointments to lunch with friends, but we some...