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The Messy Mary Blog

Here you will find a complete listing of all the blogs that have been published on the The Messy Mary website from its inception.  They are in chronological order with the lastest blog listed first.  There are 12 blog entries per page.  To read older blogs simply click on the words “older entries” at the bottom left hand side of the list of blogs.  Thank you.My prayer is that these blogs with bring you moments of hope, peace, and joy as you read them.

Sin’s Wake

Sin’s Wake

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One Word Prayer

One Word Prayer

omeone once told me that prayer was simply having a conversation with Jesus.  I was so relieved when I heard that because I had thought that there was some sort of formula that had to be used in order to get the Lord to hear my prayers.  If prayer...

Communication Equation

Communication Equation

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Throw The 1st Stone

Throw The 1st Stone

Today's message is a modern day twist on the Scripture where Jesus draws a line in the sand from John 8:4-11 “Teacher,” they said to Jesus, “this woman was caught in the act of adultery. The law of Moses says to stone her. What do you say?”  They were trying to trap...

Express Yourself

Express Yourself

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Sin Jumper

Sin Jumper

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Unseen

Unseen

Originally written in 2009 n the CBS show, Numbers, Dr. Charlie Epps holds up a fishbowl of water.  He asks the class what they see when they looked at the fishbowl.  They respond, “Nothing, but water.”  Placing the fishbowl down, he reaches his...

Reputation

Reputation

Originally written in 2009 Joshua 2:10 (MSG) We heard how God dried up the waters of the Red Sea before you when you left Egypt… od’s reputation preceded him in Jericho.  When Joshua sent two spies to check out Jericho, a prostitute named Rahab...

Polished Outside

Polished Outside

Brasso.  Saturdays in our house were filled with the pungent odor of Brasso.  I complained incessantly of the assault on my nostrils.  Weekly my mother would polish all the brass tables in our house even though the tables didn’t look dirty to the naked eye.  “Why do...

Bullseye

Bullseye

Originally written 2/10/2009 ’m a professed “Recovering Perfectionist.”  If I couldn’t do something perfectly then I didn’t want to do it at all.  When I became a Christian, I determined that I would be the “perfect” Christian.  I’d never read the...

Our Weakness

Our Weakness

But he answered me, “My grace is always more than enough for you, and my power finds its full expression through your weakness.” So I will celebrate my weaknesses, for when I’m weak I sense more deeply the mighty power of Christ living in me. So I’m not defeated by my...

True Freedom

True Freedom

oday is July 4th, a day that commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.  Technically, Congress had voted in favor of becoming independent from Great Britain two days earlier on July 2nd,...

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