Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

November 25

A Thought: Today’s possibilities. Jesus said, “With God, all things are possible.” Mt. 19:26. This is not a statement about what you can do. This is a statement of what God can do. And with your willingness to work with God, more wonderful actions, conversations, ministries, and transformations will occur than you can imagine! You and I were not meant […]

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November 24

A Thought on being Grateful:  “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” Melody Beattie Ps.136:1 ” Give thanks to The Lord for He […]

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November 23

A Thought: The importance of being thankful. Today I am thankful for children processing with the harvest; bells ringing; new possibilities of praise. Discover the way of living in a mode of ‘thanks’ which brings the condition of ‘chronic joy!’ Hope to see you in worship at Asbury UMC or in spirit, wherever you may be in worship!

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November 22

A Thought: Creation awakening. My absolute favorite time of day is early morning, sipping a cup of coffee on the porch swing and listening to the world awaken. This morning I have watched a squirrel go up and down the oak tree gathering acorns for the winter; a family of deer eat the corn I put out for them; listened […]

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November 20

A Thought: Internal chaos. Internal chaos occurs when our focus is on Self. It’s exhausting to try to maintain or exceed one’s status. Personal comparison is futile and drains energy. Steer away from folks who have turned life and its relationships into one big competition. They are missing the goal–for “the prize set before us in Jesus Christ.” Heb. 12:2 […]

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November 19

A Thought: Practicing courage is a habit just like practicing fear. For the change from fear to courage in your life, exercise daily prayer and trust in The Lord. 1 John 4:18″ Perfect love cast out all fear.”

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