Category Archives: thoughts by Mary Pinckney

The Power of the Tongue

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Do you remember this old adage? It would often be heard on a schoolhouse playground as children were teasing each other, pretending not to be bothered by the insults that came their way. Continue reading

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It’s In the Waiting..

“But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 Sometimes we just need to stop, … Continue reading

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Don’t Always Believe What You See

So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.” 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 Continue reading

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Hanging on By a Thread

“So be content with who you are, and don’t put on airs. God’s strong hand is on you; he’ll promote you at the right time. Live carefree before God; he is most careful with you. 8-11 Keep a cool head. … Continue reading

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Get Back Up Again

“And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Corinthians … Continue reading

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Be At Peace

I speak peace to the storms that are raging in your life today. Be at peace and trust His promises to you. God is not slack concerning His promises. Make it a point to rest in His love for you. Continue reading

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Cast Your Cares on God

Father, teach us to rest in Your love for us. Too often we get sidetracked by the cares and the concerns of this world. Remind us of the need to keep our attention on Your promises to us. Remind us to come to You when we are worried, alone, tired, lonely, and afraid. Continue reading

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Faith Believes

Faith believes that what God says will take place without a shadow of a doubt. Faith believes that we will see the promises of God unfold even when it looks impossible. Faith believes in what we can’t see, and knows it is there. Continue reading

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God Has a Plan

It is not always easy to understand the will of our Father, but it is imperative that we choose to follow His lead. I have come to understand that He knows best. We don’t have to know all the details. It is up to us to TRUST His heart concerning us. Continue reading

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Restoration is on the Way

Father, thank you for the great things you have in store for us as your children. Thank You for being our God and loving us the way that You do. Continue reading

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Vessels of Grace

God chose us to be vessels of His grace in the lives of others. Truth be told, this doesn’t always look glamorous; we sometimes have to bare our souls or show our vulnerabilities. Continue reading

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Speak Life

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Do you remember this old adage? It would often be heard on a schoolhouse playground as children were teasing each other, pretending not to be bothered by … Continue reading

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I’m Flawed, Now What?

How many times have we told ourselves that we’re not good enough for God? The truth is, God specializes in using broken vessels. Continue reading

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Is Your Attitude Ruining Your Relationships?

“Let your gentle spirit be made known to all men.” Philippians 4:5 We live in a society that is filled with hurting people, many of whom go unnoticed… Continue reading

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Be Still

“Be still, and know that I am God!” Psalm 46:10a (NLT) Be still; these two words are not always comforting to a rescuer like me. Continue reading

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