Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

February 5

A Thought: Life is Good. Yesterday, I drove home with the top down. Today it’s going to rain. I’ve got things in my life I’m certain of: my God and Faith; my family’s love; my loyal friends. There are things of which I’m not certain in life: what tomorrow looks like. That’s ok. Might be boring to know what to […]

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February 4

A Thought: Together But Separate. During severe sinus stuff, Tony retreats to another bedroom to sleep. Together but separate( At our age, sleep is way too important!). In the human race, we are all together—having life and breath in common, but separate in almost every other way. Jesus was together with His disciples, but separate from them when He retreated […]

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February 3

A Thought: Just Knew. God knew we needed a day to worship—set apart just to be with God. God knows we won’t do that first unless He reminds us to do that. Why? It’s simple. We don’t love God as much as God Loves us. We never will—That’s why it’s called God’s Grace. It is given not deserved. God Loves […]

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January 30

A Thought: Getting Used to the ‘New Normal.’ It’s called adjustment. Acceptance. We do it all the time. We hear of a mass shooting and we are no longer shocked—saddened, but not surprised. We observe such casual, sometimes almost inappropriate public behavior, and excuse it to ‘the times.’ In our personal lives, someone is struggling and we are helpless, except […]

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January 29

A Thought: Keep Your Humor. Yesterday we had plumbing problems at church. It was a ‘stinker’ of a situation. We coped and adjusted. During staff meeting, I thanked God for people who are willing to do that kind of work. Bless them! We also had a moment following a funny story I told which broke the unpleasantness we had experienced […]

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January 28

A Thought: You Can Do This! When you feel immensely challenged, remember you are not alone. You have the greatest resource of strength and help waiting to give you ‘a boost’ : The Lord. Jesus drew into God’s Word in His greatest need, the Cross. When He cried out” My God, my God, Why have you forsaken me?” He was […]

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