Preparing for Easter helps us embrace the full meaning of this important celebration. It’s an amazing feeling—waking up on Easter Sunday to be greeted with a renewed sense of God’s amazing, unfailing love for us. Right? We are suddenly lighter on our feet, filled with pure joy and ready to join our loved ones in celebrating the resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ. Yes, Easter is a beautifully amazing holiday—one that stands out from the … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter
Archives for March 2022
Easy Cobb Salad Recipe
Spring is finally here, and nothing sounds more refreshing than a delicious, hearty salad. This Cobb salad will delight your family as a main course, with flavor galore in every bite. Bonus: it's easy. Thanks for Nancy C. for making this and sharing such beautiful photography! Easy Cobb Salad by Nancy C. Download the recipe card here! Prep time: 45 minutes Baked time: None Serving size: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 7 … [Read more...] about Easy Cobb Salad Recipe
Who Was the Real Saint Patrick?
“He who is powerful came and in His mercy pulled me out, and lifted me up and placed me on the very top of the wall. That is why I must shout aloud in return to the Lord for such great good deeds of His, here and now and forever, which the human mind cannot measure.” -St. Patrick This St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), thousands will be wearing the color green to observe the Irish holiday with some good-hearted fun. They’ll be sharing their … [Read more...] about Who Was the Real Saint Patrick?
Steadfast in Your Work
Gatherings are the heartbeat of Mary & Martha. When someone reaches out to host a party, they are full of joy, laughter, and time with the hostess’s friends. And as an Independent Consultant, I have a BLAST in those parties; honoring the Hostess, meeting her guests, sharing the mission of Mary & Martha are a highlight every time. In February 2020, I had a full schedule of in-home Gatherings planned. After having 6 failed social media … [Read more...] about Steadfast in Your Work
Seen. Heard. Known. Loved.
I read Scripture. I prayed the prayers. I poured out my heart in my journal day and night. I knew of God, but I never really knew God. I spent most of my life running, chasing high hopes and flighty dreams. In my most vulnerable place, full of defeat and devastation, as a last resort, and after all of my personal efforts were exhausted—I tried to call on the one who I read about—God. “In my desperation I prayed, and the LORD listened; He saved … [Read more...] about Seen. Heard. Known. Loved.