Contributor

Mary Cate LeBoeuf

Mary Cate worked on staff in 2013 while attending the University of Tennessee. She now lives in Knoxville with her husband and dog.

Loading

Post

Glorious, Ordinary Life

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—an...

Read More

Post

Don't Fear the Endings

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1 I hate when things end, don’t you? It’s almost to a fault ...

Read More

Post

Enough for Today

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“The Lord said to Moses, “I have heard the grumbling of the Israelites. Tell them, ‘At twilight you will eat meat, and in the morning you will be fil...

Read More

Post

Five Psalms for Summer

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

I love the Psalms probably more than any other book of the Bible. They are so filled with every emotion, and remind me that David journeyed with God i...

Read More

Post

Prayer Over Worry

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before yo...

Read More

Post

Growing in Humanity

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet witho...

Read More

Post

Looking Over the Day with God

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.” Psalm 42:8 For...

Read More

Post

Persevering Through Life’s Tough Times

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by f...

Read More

Post

Seeking Out True Rest

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.” Psalm 62:1 I sit here this morning, curled up on the couch with my Bible, devotional...

Read More

Post

Slowing Down

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 “He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God; I wil...

Read More

Post

Reflecting on the Character of God

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“For a child has been born for us, a son has been given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty...

Read More

Post

Rooted and Grounded

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he ...

Read More

Post

Stop Hiding Your Light

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“You are the light of the world, a city on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, ...

Read More

Post

It’s Almost All Temporary

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven..” Ecclesiastes 3:1 I’m such a person of habit. It’s almost to a fault ...

Read More

Post

Treasures in Heaven

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Don’t store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves trea...

Read More

Post

The Holiness of Being You

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“I praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful; I know that full well.” Psalm 139:14 We all deal with the nasty com...

Read More

Post

Learning to Sow Generously

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“The point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. Each person...

Read More

Post

The Very Great Reward

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Do not be afraid Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” Genesis 15:1 I love the word of God. I’m sure I’ve said this before, but it was ...

Read More

Post

For When We Really Want to Quit

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope...

Read More

Post

Stumbling Towards God

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of thei...

Read More

Post

Let Others Love You

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1 For the last few ...

Read More

Post

Casting Our Cares

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” ...

Read More

Post

Worth the Wait

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart be courageous. Wait for the LORD.” Psalm 27:4 Raise your hand if you like to wait for things. Chri...

Read More

Post

Learning to Be Still

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“The LORD will fight for you; you need only be still.” Exodus 14:14 What is it that makes being still so hard? We live in such a fast-paced world, w...

Read More

Post

Making Joyful Noise

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness!Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It i...

Read More

Post

The Yellow Chair

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult...

Read More

Post

Fan into Flame

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“For this reason I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you…for God did not give us a spirit of fear, but rather a spirit of power a...

Read More

Post

Digging Up the Roots

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Look after each other so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God. Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you,...

Read More

Post

Morning Glory

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.” Psalm 5:3 There is something so beautif...

Read More

Post

A Prayer for the Waiting

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection o...

Read More