Good morning! Sometimes it is hard to see things that are right in front of us. For example, I was searching for my keys only to look down to see them in my hand. I don't understand what took my brain so long to point out that my hand was holding the keys, or for … Continue reading Don’t Be Shortsighted or Blind.
Good morning! Often before I leave my house in the morning, I silently ask myself the best question, Mary, before you lock the door, do you have everything you need? However, even when I ask that question 1 out of 10 times, I forget something. Today, in 2 Peter, the author is reminding us that … Continue reading Do You Have Everything You Need?
Happy Monday! Prior to email and text messaging, I would receive letters from my grandmother and various friends in the mail. The joy of receiving letters from people who cared filled my heart with gratitude and emotion. I was always anxious to read about their latest adventures, family news updates, and thoughts around the current … Continue reading The Letter Begins
Happy Friday! Today is the last official day of the work week and our last day reviewing 1 Peter 5. My prayer is that in our review that the word of God revealed some mighty things and that you are encouraged to continue in the faith. Join me as we finish the final verses in … Continue reading His Final Greeting
Good morning! Yesterday, I had the unexpected pleasure of attending a compassion fatigue workshop. The workshop was well designed and informative. It offered tools to effectively recognize and address the challenges of individuals who are in reoccurring stress situations or in places of employment or in their lives where they extend help to people (e.g., … Continue reading Firm Foundation
Good morning! How many of you have heard the phrase, "see something, say something" or "hiding in plain sight"? Those two words draw our attention to things we may see, but may not realize that they are there or we simply ignore the fact that they are there. Today, we will continue our reading in … Continue reading Be Self-controlled and Alert