Author Archives: maryjalford

And Just Like That – Everything Changed!

Isaiah 9:6 proclaimed the future coming of a Child. But not just any child. This one would carry the government of the worlds on His shoulders. He would be the Wonderful Counsellor, The mighty God, The Everlasting Father. . .the … Continue reading

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Be The Light!

Be the Light! With the world becoming increasingly darker, as Christians we are called to be the light. In Matthew 5: 14-16 Jesus tells us, Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill … Continue reading

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It’s Release Day for The Champion!

Happy Saturday everyone! Today, The Champion, the first book in a brand-new series entitled The Philanthropists series, is now available The Philanthropists is a series of suspense or romantic suspense stories that are short reads and can be read in … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness, such a simple word for something that is anything but. Forgiving someone who has hurt isn’t easy. It’s something I’ve struggled with a lot. Colossians 3:13 says, Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you … Continue reading

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Rest for the Weary

Have you ever been so weary that it doesn’t matter how much rest you get, because the exhaustion won’t go away. It seems to drill down deep into your very soul. I think at some point or the other, we … Continue reading

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The Stars Above!

If you’ve ever gone camping then you know how relaxing it is to sit around a campfire and gaze up at the stars above. It makes you realize how our God placed each star in place to give light and … Continue reading

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Live Abundantly!

Each week, I post a Bible scripture to my social media. John 10:10 was this week’s scripture. As I posted it, the last part of the verse got me to thinking.   In John 10:10, Jesus says,    The thief … Continue reading

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Then Sings My Soul!

One of my favorite hymns is How Great Thou Art. Just hearing the song when it comes on the radio or when we sing it in church speaks to me. The song was written by Carl Boberg in 1885. Boberg … Continue reading

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Hold Them Close

My husband said something to me recently that I’ve been giving a lot of thought to due to seeing this played out in our lives with people we know. He said that sometimes God puts people in our lives for … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Flawed

We I was just a little girl, I thought the birthmark I had on my throat was a stain and I did my best to get rid of it, until my mother explained what it was and that my beauty … Continue reading

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He Knows My Name!

There’s a Christian song entitled He Knows My Name. It was written by Tommy Walker and the lyrics of this song are so powerful. I have a Maker He formed my heart Before even time began My life was in … Continue reading

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We’re All Just Walking Each Other Home

Home. The meaning of that word is different for everyone. For some, home is a place where we feel the safest. Our little sanctuary in a world filled with uncertainty. To others, home is the place where we grew up. … Continue reading

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He Hears!

Have you ever prayed—poured out your hear to God—and waited for an answer but it feels as if no one is listening? I think we all have felt that way at some point in our lives. No matter what you … Continue reading

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Take a Breath and Pray

While I love the writing life, sometimes I have the tendency to overbook myself and before you know it, I’m extremely busy. Last month was a prime example of this. I had to finish a full manuscript to turn in … Continue reading

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When God Calls You Back

Growing up, I was the youngest of four kids and there was quite a bit of an age gap between my two brothers and myself. Though my sister was only a few years older, when she started school, I was … Continue reading

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