Life Is Difficult—So How Shall We Live?

Life Is Difficult—So How Shall We Live?

Note: Part 2 of Mary’s series “The Sibling Effect” will be coming in a few weeks. “Life is difficult.” At first glance, the first line of The Road Less Traveled wasn’t telling me anything I didn’t know.  But as I continued to read, I realized this...
Grace Is the First Point of Truth

Grace Is the First Point of Truth

In 1986, in my living room, alone in the house, I grappled with a powerful call on my life that I knew was beyond anything I was equipped to do.  I wasn’t really regretting my prayer a few months before, “Lord, if you will show me what works, I want to be part of the...
Millstones Around Our Necks

Millstones Around Our Necks

God called me back to basics as the new year rolled into view.  My blog post to that affect was posted in January, 2020. What basics?  After all the wrestling and questioning, it came down to one basic, a familiar call: “Mary, Mary, Mary”….”you so easily forget the...