Spriggs, Mary

Mary Spriggs is a Master of Divinity student at North Park Theological Seminary with a calling to the field of chaplaincy, and a passion for all areas of ministry. She holds a doctorate in Pharmacy from UIC and a BA in psychology from the University of Chicago.

Risky discipleship (Fall/Winter 2019)

Yesterday was a stressful day. There were errands and housework to do and my daughter was not feeling well. I dashed into Starbucks to get her a fruit drink and a stranger held the door open for me. “Thank you very much,” I said. “You are worth it,” she replied. Wow. The power of one statement to turn a stressful day into one of joy and affirmation.