Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

September 21

A Thought: When I was a little girl, one of my favorite things to do was play with play dough. I liked the colors and the way it felt in my hands. There were all the possibilities in the world as to what to make. If I messed up, I didn’t destroy the whole thing –just the mistake. Today, I’ll […]

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September 20

A Thought: the Sounds of a Saturday morning. The calls of the birds–one mate to another; the ‘caw’ of a crow; the distinctive blue jay. These are followed by the cars on a nearby highway; the plane in the air; and the train in the distance. All are busy at their work. Soon the mower will start, the laundry machine, […]

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September 19

A Thought: implement as many of these as possible and make it a great day! Then, pray for those who are struggling today. 1 Thes.5:11 “Praise and pray for one another.”

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September 18

A Thought: Conversations. It’s simple—The most effective conversations are the ones we have with someone, rather than about someone. But before you talk to that person, talk to God. THAT will make the convo the most effective of all! James 1:5-6 ” If any lacks wisdom, let him ask God who will give all guidance…”

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September 17

A Thought: The Background. When our church had a fire drill last month, the one thing which startled us in the training beforehand, was those of us on staff couldn’t recall exactly where all the fire extinguishers or pull alarms were. They had become a part of the background—we passed them in the hallways everyday, but didn’t SEE them. Do […]

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September 16

A Thought: “Good Morning, Lord! There’s nothing I want to do today without You. There’s nothing I want to say today which does not reflect Your Spirit. This day, Lord, fill me with Your wisdom, compassion, and grace that all who see me, see YOU! Amen.” Matt.5:8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” 

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