Mind, Body, and Soul

07. January 2011 chop-stix, exercise, fear, learning 0
It’s that time of year again. I always feel sluggish and (there is no better word for it)…fat. I know, I know, I know. I shouldn’t say that word, but when my buttons don’t close on my jeans without discomfort, it is reality. Last night my dear husband proclaimed (again) that he no longer wants ...

Over Comers!

05. January 2011 Uncategorized 0
I’ve never been so ready for a new year and so full of resolutions and energy to take the offensive in this battle. I felt this way until I got an e-mail last night from a dear friend whose husband was just told he has lymphoma. Cancer. It has struck again. I confess; my immediate ...

2011 Worship Resolution

The definition of “sense” according to my old, tattered college Webster dictionary: The ability of the nerves and the brain to receive and react to stimuli, as light, sound, impact, constriction etc…. I want to employ my senses to experience God. I want to touch His face, smell His presence, and hear His whisper. I ...

Child-Warrior (a favorite)

31. December 2010 Uncategorized 0
“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” Ephesians 6:12 There is a little girl inside of me who is always with me no matter how old I am. ...

He Cares for you

29. December 2010 Uncategorized 0
Scripture for today: “…Cast all your anxiety on him because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 Today, I simply want to encourage us (the Marys) to write this verse out on paper. Read it outloud several times and ask the God who cares for us to reach down to the deepest part of our ...