Mary Kassian | Girls Gone Wise

Spiritual Smarts for Life & Love

A Joy-Filled Guide to Blooming Where You are Planted

Announcing my new book – Growing Grateful: Live Happy, Peaceful, and Contented. The habit of gratitude fosters happiness no matter what the day holds – the kind of happy that blooms in every season along the pathway of life’s ups and downs. Discover that in good times and bad, cultivating gratefulness leads to lasting contentment.


What if you had the smarts to think, say & do the right thing? How would that impact your well-being and your relationships?

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When Things Go From Bad to Worse

When Things Go From Bad to Worse

It’s not easy to be grateful when we face challenging circumstances. It’s even tougher to be grateful when things go from bad to worse. And when the problems pile up and seemingly have no end, that’s when it’s the most difficult to be grateful. It’s also the time when we need gratitude the most.

Revive ’19 – Seeking Him

Revive ’19 – Seeking Him

Refresh. Renew. Re-energize. Registration for Revive 19 is now open! Join me and thousands of women from around the world as we unite for one purpose – to seek HIM.

Hi There!

My name is Mary Kassian.

My passion is to see women like you gain spiritual smarts for life and love. I want to help you apply the timeless wisdom of the Bible in this modern-day. My mission is to give you the know-how, the tools, and the motivation you need to succeed at every facet of life, and to leave a lasting impact on your world.

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Wisdom is Better

»Better than a closet full of Jimmy Choo shoes.
»Better than snagging the guy of your dreams.
»Better than shattering the glass ceiling.
»Better than fame and fortune.

“For wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her.” (Proverbs 8:11)

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 I am a woman. . . and that means something. Here you’ll find wisdom about womanhood, femininity, and all things female.


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Take a Step in the Right Direction

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise.”
Ephesians 5:15

Women are living in the rubble of the consequences of not building their lives on truth. Girls Gone Wise is needed for our times! May it grab your attention and drive you to God’s Word.

Kay Arthur

Author and Teacher, Precept Ministries

Girls Gone Wise promotes a crucial message for such a time as this. It gives us a clear, inspiring blueprint for the only version of womanhood that truly fulfills.

Leslie Ludy

Author, Director, Set Apart Girl

Mary Kassian will help you navigate the over-exposure we experience everyday to messages that call us to be anything but what God created us to be as women.

Dannah Gresh

Author, Director, Pure Freedom

More About Me

I’m an award winning author, speaker, professor, blogger, wife, mom, granny, cyclist and dog owner. But not usually in that order.

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