My Word for 2021

That isn’t a typo. I haven’t forgotten we’re in 2022. I am just now getting my word for 2021. I’ve always been fascinated and a little agitated about the annual word thing. Fascinated by those who can wrap all their hopes and dreams for the coming year into a word. Fascinated by a lot of…

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It’s a Wrap, 2021

We came into 2021 with more uncertainty than we’re comfortable with. We like standing on the solid ground of our faith, relationships, careers, and financial goals. It’s difficult when one of those is challenged. It’s almost devastating when all that we’ve known or believed is shaken to the core. That’s exactly what’s happened to a…

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Another Giant Church Inc Short Story

This is the last of a trio of short stories I wrote about Giant Church Inc. Though these stories are fictional, there are thousands of true stories like them. If you’ve experienced anything like what I’ve written about in my Giant Church Inc series, I’d love to hear from you. If you haven’t, praise God.…

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Seasoned with Salt

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity. Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person. Colossians 4:5-6 (NASB) I don’t make the most of every opportunity. Unfortunately, opportunities fly past me as I rush…

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The Masquerade of Giant Church Inc

The lights faded to black. The place was dark except for the mini floor lights lining the aisles. Ashley, Kim, and Anna stood in front of their seats and stared at the stage. The crowd was quiet for the most part. Anna looked over at the other two, “Where’s the band?” Finally, the spotlights hit…

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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.