Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

May 4

A Thought: Closeness. (Continuing in Pre-Birthday Tribute to Laine Austin). While this almost four year-old entertains herself well with art, dolls and toys, she wants to be close. As all of us, security means being in touch with those whom we trust. Trust reinforces Love. The same can be said of our relationship with God. The more we trust God, […]

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May 3

A Thought: Helping. Again, in celebration of our granddaughter’s fourth birthday coming up, I’m lifting up some of her wonderful childlike qualities we should all remember to embrace each day. Here’s a pic of her helping her Dad paint her baby brother’s nursery last fall. It just makes me smile, that at three and a half years old she wanted […]

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May 2

A Thought: Childlike Fun. This is our granddaughter’s birthday week. She’ll be four years old. Each day Im lifting up a trait of her character reminding us we are all children of God. Today, I lift up FUN. We adults sometimes forget to have a moment of fun each day. A light-hearted attitude is good for the soul and more […]

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May 1

A Thought: Be Careful. Words can either praise or poison. Yesterday I heard both. In response to the praise I was humbled. In response to the poison, I was sad and dismayed. You and I have to know: Words of Praise for others lift the soul and glorify God. Words of Poison are all about self—the inability to control the […]

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April 30

A Thought: Have a Terrific Tuesday! Hebrews 11. “By faith…”

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April 29

A Thought: Happy Zipper Day! The exact birthday of the zipper is debated, but Zipper Day is traditionally celebrated on April 29. On that date in 1913, Swedish-American scientist and inventor Gideon Sundback received a patent for a curious contraption he called “hook-less fastener”. Zippers keep things together; complete a task; remind us to keep things shut; and protect privacy. […]

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