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Marie is a writer, speaker, & bible teacher living in Southern California with her husband, three kids & golden retriever. She loves good books, great food, & God’s Word. In sharing about neurodiversity, mental health, & motherhood, Marie helps women trade shame & stress for joy & rest in Christ.

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  1. A reminder my heart so needed this morning! God’s timing is always right. “Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” Ps. 27:14

  2. Marie,

    John 15:1-2,4 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes[a] so that it will be even more fruitful. Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. God is constantly pruning us to make us more like Himself. He needs to take off everything that isn’t needed for growth. We must stay affixed to the vine & endure the paring in order to be fruit bearers & flourish shining brightly.

    Blessings 🙂

  3. this was right on time! thank you for blessing me with it! this made me smile thinking of the promise that is sure to come.

  4. Absolutely loved this! Such a good reminder of all that awaits us after “seasons” of pruning, winter, etc.. The picture of the Vine, and the branches, and the Life therein. Abiding even in seasons we can’t see beyond.