Relationship Truths – Part One: The Power of One

No matter what kind of relationships you’re engaged in, there are three undeniable truths about YOU:   You were made by God for relationships.  You have a choice in how you think, feel, and respond within your relationships.  You alone are responsible for you—your choices, your actions, your responses to others. We cannot change others, more >

There is ALWAYS More to the Story

From Mary’s Desk:  A LOOK AT THE LGBT ISSUE AND KNOWING WHERE TO STAND WHEN EVERYONE IS TAKING SIDES Rioting in Baltimore.  A conflict at the office.  Transgender issues.  Abortion.  Divorce.  Everyone takes sides.  Everyone draws conclusions.  Usually the options are to condemn the actions of one side and condone the actions of the other.  more >

2 Qualities of a Great Leader

A Great Leader… is Both Confident and Humble Being a leader brings an entire litany of stresses, challenges, and responsibilities that those who have never been in leadership are unaware of. As a business owner, manager, or boss, the reality of your impact upon the lives of those around you is ever present. If the more >

Word for the Year: GRACE

My words-of-the-year have taken on an interesting picture when I look back over them. In 2011 and 2012, my word was HOPE. Romans 15:13 was the corresponding verse: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power more >