Are You Making These Mistakes?

You saw no form on the day God spoke to you at Horeb from out of the fire. Remember that. Carefully guard yourselves so that you don’t turn corrupt and make a form, carving a figure that looks male or female, or looks like a prowling animal or a flying bird or a slithering snake…

The Ugly Truth About Self-reflection

Behold, You desire truth in the inner being; make me therefore to know wisdom in my inmost heart. Psalm 51:6 AMP How often have you allowed a few days, weeks, or months to pass before reading the Bible? How often have you pursued your own desires and the pleasures of this world? How often do…

Intimacy starts here..

Friends mean well, even when they hurt you. But when an enemy puts his arm around your shoulder–watch out! Proverbs 27:6 Good News Translation Intimacy is not purely physical. It’s the act of connecting with someone so deeply, you feel like you can see in their soul. Author Unknown Contrary to popular opinion, intimacy is…

It’s Not Just About Sunday

How can I stand in a corporate setting and say, “God I love you, God I need you, you’re my everything…Oh but I haven’t even opened your Word, or spent time communing with you this week?” We cannot begin to adore (worship) a God and bring Him praise when we haven’t begun to know Him….

We all need somebody 

When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality. Romans 12:13 NLT I used to feel like a prisoner locked inside my own world not knowing how to escape. Have you been here? Have you noticed that it is hard to talk to others around you about…

Let’s be real for a moment 

Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, And in the hidden part [of my heart] You will make me know wisdom. PSALM 51:6 AMP ​How often have we been here?  When we finally begin to be who we were called to be. When we finally start embracing ourselves,  flaws and all and let go…

For the Love of God!

​Some of the best conversations with God start out as complaints. What I love about God is that He allows us to share our disappointments, our heartaches, our offenses with Him. After all, He already knows.  This is true intimacy. When you can bring your pain to the person you feel hurt you and be…

Happy Friday

  As I pondered what I would write this week, this song came back to me. I believe the message says it all. Blessings to you today as you go forward into your weekend. Grace and Peace, Mary  

God Has a Plan

  My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass away from Me; nevertheless, not what I will [not what I desire], but as You will and desire. Matthew 26:39b (AMPC) It is not always easy to understand the will of our Father, but it is imperative that we choose to follow His lead….

Speak Life

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 (NKJV)   Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Do you remember this old adage? It would often be heard on a schoolhouse playground as children were teasing…