Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

April 4

A Thought: Be Grateful. That seems so simple, but when we’re dealing with unpleasant and uncomfortable situations, we may be so immersed in those things, we forget to be aware of all that IS right and good in life. But NOTHING changes your outlook on things than to remember how God has been there with you in your past to […]

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April 3

A Thought: Storm’s a comin’! Better do your outdoor ‘stuff’ today, because storms are invading our weather the next few days through the weekend. But that’s ok. It’s Spring—storms clear the air of pollen, etc. The same is true in life: Storms brew when emotions make assumptions and then, BOOM! There’s an outburst. The pressure point bursts wide open and […]

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April 2

A Thought: Just Do It! Do Truth. Do Responsibility. Do Sensitivity. Do Excellence. But whatever you Do, combine it with GRACE. “Jesus said, ‘Ye who are without sin, cast the first stone.’ “ John 8:7

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April 1

A Thought: We’re in Good Hands. Last night I led my final Confirmation Class with our confirmands professing their faith in Christ on April 28th. Their questions, our discussion, and input by their adult mentors, assured me we are in good hands with these young people. I was reminded again of the responsibility and privilege in being the Sr. Pastor […]

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March 31

A Thought: What Makes Something Special? Last Sunday, no electricity brought an unexpected intimate candlelight service. This weekend, a grandchild expressing genuine love and ‘missing you’ when not there—priceless. Seeing a grown daughter applying values to her own family, and taking note ‘we must have done something right’ in parenting. Seeing another daughter be such a loving, animated aunt to […]

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March 28

A Thought: Resolution. I love resolution. Like many, ‘hanging in the air’ situations can cause anxiety. Impatience can brew when waiting on answers, matters to be cleared. Resolution brings understanding and clarity. Jesus practiced resolution in both action and word. Today, why not bring resolution to something once and for all, to something you have been procrastinating to bring to […]

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