I’m Mary–a coffee lover and Jesus follower.
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I empower women to walk toward brave faith one step at a time. Martin Luther King taught, “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” Thirty years as an elementary school teacher and a mom of two sons taught me that taking the first step is always the hardest. It is only with God’s grace that we find the pathway to Him and His provision.
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Advent is rushed. One glance at the calendar clearly displays Advent as a four-week season reaching its climax on Christmas. But what if Advent is not just four weeks long? What if instead, Advent is a lifetime of living?
This book marks the beginning of your chance to choose a life that is lived outward rather than inward—an invitational life where you can prepare your heart to receive the joy and hope that comes with knowing Jesus. A life that will keep you focused on Christ as you clear out what weighs you down to make room for the One who lifts you up.
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Sacrifice and Longing – Lent Reflections
Sacrifice and longing. Beginnings and endings. Hesitation and certainty. Despair and hope. Darkness and light. Lent takes us on a "both/and" walk to the cross. We may face so much darkness, but it breaks into the most magnificent light. There...
Equipped and Empowered to Live Life Fully
As 2022 was drawing to a close, God began pointing me in a new direction. For the duration of my writing life since 2012, I have written words of encouragement, worked to deepen my faith and hopefully yours, and shared real life in the context...
Boarding the Freedom Train – My One Word for 2023
There are many people who choose a word for the year as a way to focus and center their growth. I joined the practice of choosing a word for the year in 2015 and have remained fairly consistent in this practice. Last year's word was "light" and...