In celebration of Mary & Martha?s 10th Anniversary, we would like to take a look back at a few ways Mary & Martha has made a difference in people?s lives. Our company is all about building a business, building others, and living out your faith. Mary & Martha values sharing life together and making a difference in the lives of others. Throughout the years, our Consultants lives have changed and they have had many opportunities to … [Read more...] about 10 Ways Mary & Martha Has Made A Difference
The history of Valentine?s Day dates back all the way to approximately 250 year after the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem. The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom where martyred. One of those Valentine saints was a priest who served during the third century in Rome. This was during Emperor Claudius II reign. He was committed to rebuilding the once great Roman Army and believed it was … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
The word respect means to ?honor? or ?value? someone or something. It literally means ?to place a great value or high price on something.? Today, we tend to place our values on our personal rights and the equality of man. However, biblical respect is far different, more about a perceived inequality in that we recognize that some things and some people are more important than we are. As a noun, honor in the Bible means ?esteem, value, or great … [Read more...] about Learning to Abide in Christ
I never thought I would be one of those moms who got emotional about signing her child up for kindergarten. It never crossed my mind that I would feel anything other than excited for her as she walked through those big double doors to embark on a new journey. However, I have to admit that a little something hit my gut when I started filling out the forms, and then came a sense of sadness mixed with a little anxiety and maybe even a touch of … [Read more...] about A Letter to My New Kindergartner
"Surrender yourself to the Lord, and wait patiently for Him..." - Psalm 37:7 I?m an Army brat! That means my family moved around the United States every two years while I was growing up. New friends, new schools, new houses? I was mostly pretty excited to have those experiences. However, I found that every time I moved (especially as I got older) I would find myself STRIVING TO FIND MY PLACE. I would be striving to prove myself and explain … [Read more...] about Striving vs. Surrender
"God will show me the path of life." - Psalm 16:11 Have you ever asked yourself, ?Do I trust God?" I don?t just mean trusting God to do good in the world, but to really trust God in the scariest and unknown moments of life. Three years ago, I went on a business trip to San Francisco where I was leading a training session for my company. I lived in Chicago at the time and as I arrived at the Chicago O?Hare airport, I found out that my flight … [Read more...] about Do I Trust God?