Earl and Michelle

I received this email last month, and am still humbled by it. Not so much that the story ends with my books in the hands of folks (that’s cool), but the amazing heart of Sharron who loves who she can in the corner of her daily world. I pray this story blesses you mightily as it did me.


I befriended a homeless man last year. He’s at a corner I pass before getting on the interstate heading to work. I give him money when I have it. I’ve given him my lunch. Last Christmas I bought…

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A free Printable for your Fridge


I wrote these things hastily on Monday, realizing that I thought I knew so much as a kid, only to realize those things parents tell you are actually true (and that we have to learn them the hard way). One of the things I’ve been doing lately (actually the past two years) is read the […]

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Don’t I have a right to be angry?


This is part of the several-week, Ask Mary A Burning Question series. Below is a series of questions I answered a reader through email (used by permission). If you  have a question you’d like me to tackle, please write it in the comments section below. … Recently I received an email from someone who read […]

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