Author Archives: Mary Mitchum

Martha’s Defense Mechanism

Irrational fears, negative self-talk, an overwhelming sense of pressure to perform, an endless flood of what ifs – with much of my life seeming like one big cloud of unknown, these are the things that frequently consume my mind. What … more »

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Missio on Generosity: A Change in Flight Plan

In 2006, it seemed as if everything that was once secure in my life was taken away when I least expected it. In July of this year my father; a former doctor, the rock of our family, and my best … more »

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Missio on Grumbling: Reframing the Mundane

Walk into the office, ask my supervisor how I can help today, get a long list of tasks ranging from papers to file, emails to return, excel spreadsheets to create, and then after a few minutes of small talk, go … more »

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Missio on Joseph: The Humility of Starting at the Bottom

Filing, sending faxes, scanning documents, setting up lunches – these are all part of my daily responsibilities: me, a college graduate and one who has always worked hard to do my best and be at the top. Most days I … more »

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