Marisa Gary

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We find security in the craziest things

 And you will feel secure, because there is hope; you will look around and take your rest in security. Job 11:18 MSGI sleep with a sweater. It's an old, ratty gray sweater with missing buttons that's 5 sizes too big and isjustamess.But I love it and I have trouble sleeping without it. So, the other night, I could not find it. I searched the house high and low. I looked everywhere I could think. Dressers (mine AND his), closets, under the bed, in the living room, those little hiding places in the couch - everywhere....more

You are more, and so am I

But friends, that's exactly who we are: children of God. And that's only the beginning. Who knows how we'll end up! What we know is that when Christ is openly revealed, we'll see him—and in seeing him, become like him. All of us who look forward to his Coming stay ready, with the glistening purity of Jesus' life as a model for our own. 1 John 3:2-3 MSG...more

This is why I sing

Therefore I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing praises to your name. 2 Samuel 22:50 NIVThis is my ministry.  This is the thing I give of myself so others can get closer to God.  This is the place God has asked me to serve. This is the place I feel closest to Him....more

a funny thing happens when you try to teach teenagers a thing or two

You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah Psalm 32:7 NIVSo, here's the story.... about camp.......more

Trusting enough to give up control

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 1 Peter 5:6 NIVI don't know about you, but I have a hard time giving up control.I know; shocking, right?...more

when life is a bunch of knots

He {Jesus} was never without a story when he spoke. When he was alone with his disciples, he went over everything, sorting out the tangles, untying the knots. Mark 4:34 MSG I crochet. I love how twists and turns and loops and holes makes something beautiful....more