Not A Lost Cause

Recently, I reread the story of the man among the tombs in Mark 5:1-20. My heart is encouraged again and again as I think about it. The same story in Luke 8:26-39 tells us for a long time the man didn’t wear clothes or live in a house. He lived among the dead. In isolation.…

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Ten More Minutes

I wanted to write this months ago, but I didn’t have the words. I thought about including it in my year-end post, but knew it deserved more than a few sentences. When others live like it matters and touch our lives in significant ways it’s important to tell them. Each month in 2019, I will…

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He Marveled

A few weeks ago I was reading in Matthew 8. 5 When he (Jesus) had entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to him, appealing to him, 6 “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, suffering terribly.” 7 And he said to him, “I will come and heal him.” 8 But the centurion replied, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come…

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The 2018 Wrap Up

Here it is again, the end of another year and time to reflect on the days past. 2018 was a year bursting with new opportunities, lessons, and accomplishments. New friendships were made and old ones nurtured. I grew as a wife and mother, friend, mentor, writer, employee and leader because of them. I gained a…

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I never found the time for my regular Monday School post today because I was Christmasing. I’m part of an unusually diverse group of people who meet regularly to learn from and help one another. We had our Christmas party tonight and it was a beautiful time of learning, fellowship, laughter, and merry wishes. We…

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Hello, I’m Marie.

I’m wholeheartedly devoted to learning how to live like it matters and passionate about encouraging others to do the same.
This is where we can learn together.