Soda Crackers and Fanny

by: Stephanne Morris Marsh, Missionary Kid Before we get started with this story, let me remind those of you who are reading it, EXACTLY how much you love me…….my character, my integrity, my wit, my charm…….and for good measure, let’s just throw a picture of adorable 8-year old me in the mix. Keep this imageContinue reading “Soda Crackers and Fanny”

KEDS (Yes, the white canvas shoes)

By: Stephanne Morris Marsh, Missionary Kid from Ecuador Earlier this fall, there was a story about a little boy in Florida that was a HUGE Tennessee fan. It was spirit day at his school, and children were encouraged to wear a t-shirt to represent their favorite college or college football team.  This little boy tookContinue reading “KEDS (Yes, the white canvas shoes)”

How Grace Robbed Me of My Shame (and it can rob you of yours, too)

by: Stephanne Morris Marsh How many of you (you don’t have to raise your hand or answer out loud) either struggle greatly with guilt over things you did in the past, or at times wonder if God could REALLY, truly, actually forgive you with no strings attached and never remember your sin again, or….lay awakeContinue reading “How Grace Robbed Me of My Shame (and it can rob you of yours, too)”

Christmas isn't over….there is one last gift…..

by: Stephanne Morris Marsh If you are like me, the day after Christmas is really hard! All of that build up, all of that preparation, and poof! It is done. Over. Gone. If you are feeling a little rumpled in spirit today (a little Anne of Green Gables reference for all of you Anne aficionadosContinue reading “Christmas isn't over….there is one last gift…..”

Always, Always……Make Sure the Mic is Off

by: Stephanne Morris Marsh You know, sometimes, there are things that are so firmly imprinted in your memory, that you can recall them in extraordinary detail. People say, that with the passage of time, memories can fade, or that with the retelling of the story, details can be greatly embellished. However, I would argue, quiteContinue reading “Always, Always……Make Sure the Mic is Off”

Confirmation and So. Much. Love.

by: Stephanne Morris Marsh (with inserts or is it excerpts….from Haven Floyd and Kay Morris) So, what’s a girl to do when she has TWO stories she needs to share? I don’t want to create two separate blog posts, because one might get lost and people might not read it. And BOTH of these storiesContinue reading “Confirmation and So. Much. Love.”

Grace

By: Stephanne Morris Marsh Sometimes, even I, wonder if the grace of the gospel is sufficient for me. You see, sometimes, late at night, or even during an especially hard day; all of your would have, could have, should haves, have a tendency to come up and tiptoe or maybe even parade loudly through yourContinue reading “Grace”

The Greatest Gift

by: Stephanne Morris Marsh Ahhhhh, it is Christmas and the hurry and the scurry and the fuss and the muss……everything looks as though it should be perfect, and yet, so many of us are walking around with big gaping holes, searching for the ONE thing that will fill us up. We are searching and lookingContinue reading “The Greatest Gift”