Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

September 9

A Thought: With obedience, comes blessing. As Christians, we’d rather focus on blessings than obedience which Christ requires of us. I think it’s because we perceive obedience as restriction from what we want. The truth is, the greatest blessings are experienced when we realize how much we need The Lord, and when we follow what He says, our lives are […]

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September 8

A Thought: Blessing. Ok—it just needs to be said: Life is not perfect, so try to put your ‘whining mode’ in reverse. No matter what trauma you’re going through…someone in this world has it tougher. Face it: You and I are BLESSED. And our God of blessing loves you; is with you; and if we will practice a bit of […]

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September 7

A Thought: Holy Communion. Why is it so important to partake of this sacrament? We’re going to explore that today—Hint: It has something to do with a nail and a cash register….Hope you can join me in Celebration @ Asbury!

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September 6

A Thought: Saturdays. Saturdays offer us a couple of options: We can use them for work/projects or recreation/relaxation. Perhaps, you’ll use today to blend a balance of both. Remember, though, that even God rested from His work week! (He also commanded we worship Him) See you in worship Sun!

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September 5

A Thought: Being useful. Peter Forsyth said, “Unless there is in us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about us.” Today holds all possibilities of productivity, connection, visioning, and results from creativity and hard work. How will God use you today to accomplish His purpose for you in the midst of all of […]

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September 4

A Thought: Diversion. Today I am thankful for diversions. A mute button diverts me from the endless, unproductive and wasteful political ads. A phone call needing my help diverts me from something less important. An important conversation diverts and redirects me toward a greater solution than the one before. With Christ as my Guide, diversions can only be received for […]

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