Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

February 17

A Thought: God Shows Up in the Unexpected. Lots of people feel the Old Testament is irrelevant. They don’t like the way God is portrayed—smiting people off the face of the earth with no problem doing that. The thing is: Did God do that or their sin? When God takes someone before we are ready, couldn’t it be the suffering […]

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February 16

A Thought: What Does Today Bring? Are you prepared spiritually to deal with the expected? The unexpected? You’ll finish the project; start the project; clear the clutter; talk to a friend or family member. Will you talk to God? Will you do something to build your faith so you have a reservoir of faith when you need it? On this […]

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February 15

A Thought: Love into Action. So I had to share this. On Valentine’s Day while the girls were growing up, I would make them heart-shaped pancakes. It really tickles me that Kate has carried on that tradition for her children( although at two months, the baby wasn’t offered them!) This pic is of our almost 4 yr old thanking her […]

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February 14

A Thought: God’s Valentine’s. No pics of flowers, but yes, he got them for me. No pics of chocolates—Are you kidding me? We don’t WAIT for Valentines to have a bit of that around! No. It’s a day that can be lonely or obnoxious for the single person with reminders from others how single they are. To me, it’s better […]

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February 13

A Thought: Learning. Never too young or old to learn. The AR Conference has offered an opportunity to teach me “How To Be Retired.” Of all the life tasks and challenges that will come my way, that’s not one of them.😉 I think I will be just fine. But Tony and I are attending and will learn something—just dont know what […]

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February 12

A Thought: Things. This popped up on my timeline from three years ago. Whether you’re dealing with change, challenge or channels of fear and doubt, remember God is not unaware or away. God has allowed whatever to enter your circumstances and will guide and enable your growth and strength from it. God is good that way—doesn’t inflict us with bad […]

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