Give Thanks

I restarted my Live Like it Matters Challenges last week because a reader asked how she could find all the challenges. I challenge us to do something to make a positive difference in the lives of those around us, in the place around us, wherever you are. Why?  Because the world needs you and me…

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A Simple Hello Will Do

Today, I’m beginning the “Live Like it Matters Challenge“ challenges again because of Maureen. Thank you, Maureen. Not only because of Maureen, but because I believe these practices can help you become a better person. Our habits shape us. When we make a habit of saying hello and thank you to the people around us,…

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Google to Board Member

After my family and I left our church, we had no idea where to turn to help us process what happened. We didn’t know what to call what we experienced. We felt confused and alone. We wish we’d had support like what Tears of Eden offers. What is Tears of Eden anyway? And how did a…

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This Is Not New

The theme of this Just For You curation is faith and what happens when everything you thought to be true, is not. It includes a book, two opportunities for you, and a podcast. I embarked on a journey in 2017 that I didn’t choose. It took two years into it before I realized I was…

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Running Down a Giant Church Inc Dream

Jesus commissioned the disciples to go and make disciples. The church should be one of the main places where we are discipled – where we go and see Christlikeness and see a desire for it, where we go to learn how to follow Jesus and are transformed from the inside out. Not behavior modification or…

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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.