S: It’s All about Mary/#a-to-z challenge/ Susan Wesley

The loss of Susan Wesley brought sadness to our family. Mom felt her grief decades later but never lost her faith.

K: It’s All About Mary/#a-to-z challenge/ Kids, Kids, Kids

10 Thornton kids and how they grew. Mary provides a model of love and some criticism.

J: It’s All about Mary/#a-t-z challenge/ Journey to Japan and Back

Mary’s journey from daughter to wife, then mother then missionary. Well-traveled and willing to go where her husband wished. Her life was an adventure.

C: It’s All About Mary/ Counting My Blessings

Growing up with Mary as a mother meant that music was central to my life. Our┬ádays as a family usually often began with her playing one or two hymns. She wasn’t much of a morning person. If she had her druthers she’d sleep until 9 or 10, I’m sure. Her favorite times of day were… Continue reading C: It’s All About Mary/ Counting My Blessings