Author Archives: maryjalford

A Time For Everything!

King Solomon was a wise man. Solomon wrote much of the book of Proverbs, the Song of Solomon, the book of Ecclesiastes, and two psalms. King Solomon knew a few things about life. In Ecclesiastes 3: 2-8, this wise man … Continue reading

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Homecoming

Usually at this time of the year, high schools around the country are celebrating a tradition known as homecoming. I’m sure with Covid, there are many schools that are not having the homecoming ceremonies or perhaps they are taking place … Continue reading

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Where were you?

Though 20 years have passed, if you are old enough to remember the events that took place on September 11, 2001, then chances are you’ve asked, or been asked the question…where were you? And like me, you can probably name … Continue reading

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Can you imagine?

Have you ever just sat and thought about what Heaven would be like? My tiny human imagination just can’t quite imagine how beautiful and glorious it will be, but I love to try. We know that the Apostle John got … Continue reading

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We’re All Just Walking Each Other Home!

A few years back, my husband and I along with two of our good friends went on a Four-Wheel adventure together. To this day, it is one of my favorite memories and we’ve had quite a few with our good … Continue reading

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Blessings From The Past

Recently, my husband and I attended family reunion. There were lots of people there and plenty of good food, but my favorite part of the reunion was listening to the amazing stories told by older members of the family. The … Continue reading

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Looking for Peace?

If you’re like me, your life is busy. Whether its work, or family activities, we all have a way of cramming too much into our days. It’s hard to get it all done and still find time to rest. As … Continue reading

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Put On The Full Armor Of God

One of my favorite passages in scripture is Ephesians 6: 11-17 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but … Continue reading

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Redeeming The Time

This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately and I hope that I get better at redeeming the moments that make up my life. If you are like me, it’s so easy to get caught up with the … Continue reading

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Straight From God

Sometimes something will happen in your life and you just know it comes straight from God. Almost like a smack to the head saying, “hey you, this is what I want you to do! Now do it.” That about sums … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Change

Okay, I know what you’re saying…change can be beautiful? No way. I’m inclined to agree with you. I’ll be the first person to say I am not a fan of change. It can be disruptive and overwhelming to your peace … Continue reading

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It’s almost Mother’s Day!

May is one of those beautiful months. The bleakness of winter is replaced by new life everywhere. Spring wildflowers become God’s special gift to each of us. And it’s the month we set aside to celebrate another gift from God. … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Give Us More Than We Can Handle

How are you feeling today? Stressed? Too many things demanding your time? We live in a fast-paced world. Demands come at us from all directions. Today we are never unplugged. With modern technology, we are able to connect with work, … Continue reading

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Come To The Table

As we celebrated Easter Sunday recently, my family gathered around our table after the church service like we have so many times in the past. Among the delicious food served was a wealth of cherished memories. If I close my … Continue reading

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How’s Spring Look Where You Are At?

Saturday was the first official day of spring and here in Texas the signs are all around. I spotted my first bluebonnet yesterday, a sure sign the rest of the wildflowers are soon to follow. The trees are beginning to … Continue reading

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