Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

January 27

A Thought: What’s Wrong? Worry. We all do it. Since the beginning of time, worry has been something people do periodically. Jesus said don’t do it. There’s lots of reasons why He said that. Today I’m going to share those reasons. If you can, I hope you’ll join us at Asbury UMC 1700 Napa Valley, LR. 8:30 and 10:45. Have […]

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January 26

A Thought: The Little Victories. We all get so caught up in the ‘Big Battle’ we’re trying to conquer, that we forget to be thankful and celebrate the little victory. Everyone has something they are trying to improve or grow stronger about in their life. Jesus got hit from all sides—if it wasn’t the hierarchy after Him, it was the […]

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January 25

A Thought: Make the Most of Your Day! Ready to be focused today. Things need tending to, and so do I, a bit. Whatever is on your plate today, focus and believe you can do it. Remember to pray about it all before you begin a thing! Have a great Friday! Phil. 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ […]

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January 24

A Thought: What Can You Do? When people just can’t seem to get along—government, work, family, etc—what can you do to help the situation? Make sure you add your prayers to the situation. Make sure you are contributing through acts of peace and not criticism. And make sure you keep a flexible and open attitude. Proverbs 17:22 “A joyful heart […]

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January 23

A Thought: Learn to Compromise! Our government is teaching us an important lesson: Compromise is more important than proving who is right. When an issue seems to come to an impasse, the “right’ thing to do is for both sides to give a bit, meeting in the middle. That’s true leadership on both sides! Allowing families and individuals to suffer […]

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January 22

A Thought: You’re ‘ Out of Sorts.’ Have you ever had a moment when you’re feeling ‘out of sorts’ and can’t quite pinpoint why? I’ve found to say a little prayer, maybe say what’s on your mind if needed, and move forward in faith and hope, are helpful ways to get through those occasional less-than-pleasant moments. Stopping to count your […]

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