The verse numbers match the dates in this unique daily devotional of thanks and praise. The length of the devotional prayers are short enough to incorporate into even the busiest day and can benefit readers of many ages and varying levels of maturity in their walk with Christ. This book is an excellent tool for keeping the Christian heart full of thanks and praise each day of the year. Mary is married to Nick and they have three sons and three grandchildren. Mary worked in the profession of nursing all her life and is a former speaker for Christian Women's Clubs. She enjoys her retirement as an artist, writer, teacher of Children's Liturgy of the Word and spends time sewing quilts for family and friends. Mary earned a B.F.A. from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan.