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Bloom with Jesus!

Devotionals & Bible Studies


Books in the Barn

7th Annual Event


Don't Stand on the Sidelines

1 or 2 Day Retreat

Scioto Paint Party

Come learn to paint at Books in the Barn on August 10th.

Join us and paint this beautiful, vibrant 16 x 20 canvas painting called “Shine”. No experience necessary, you will be amazed at what you can do with step-by-step instructions. Enjoy painting at Books in the Barn with inspiring contemporary music. Each guest is $37. Classes begin promptly at 12:30 PM. Recommended age is 10 and above.

Click here to register and pay for your painting lesson.

There is still plenty of time.

Smashwords is running their summer sale and all of my eBooks are %50 off.

Just follow the link and take a look around for great eBook deals while you are there.

Next speaking engagements

Saturday, July 20th, 10:00 am

Aglow International

425 S Edgewood Dr, Mt Vernon Ohio

July 20th, 10:00 am

Topic – “Don’t Stand on the Sidelines”

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Saturday, July 27th, 10:00 am

New Beginnings Church

Delaware, Ohio

Women’s “Bling It On Brunch”

Topic – “Don’t Stand on the Sidelines”

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Sunday, August 4th

Radnor United Church of Christ

Radnor, Ohio

Sunday church service

Topic – TBD

Mary the Author-Speaker

Mary’s Bloom Daily Devotional Series is a #1 bestseller which includes: Bloom Where You’re Planted, Live Life in Full Bloom and Bloom in God’s Promises. The devotional series is “like sitting down with a mentor and friend as you read.” Her devotional books range from humor to tears as she shares about her experiences in everyday life. Mary’s unique writing style intertwines her stories with the gospel. You will find a variety of formats, a few poems, and even a recipe or two created in her own kitchen.

Mary is also the author of The Irrepressible Disciple Series which includes the Bible studies: Mary Magdalene a Woman of Resilience, Cast the First Stone be Transformed by Grace and devotional BIG Texas Journey.

Mary’s latest project is the Blooming Crazy Christian Devotional Series. This series includes Blooming Crazy Life, Blooming Crazy Love,  Blooming Crazy Laughter.

Book Mary as a speaker for your next event! She speaks on a wide variety of topics. Farm related, grief related, and inspirational. She will share some on the antics from her own life and relate them to Biblical principals to motivate you and keep you searching for a better relationship with Jesus. Click here for a current list of topics. She will even bring her retreat to your facility! For more information on the retreat, click here.