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One of the mistakes we believe

I noticed him sitting on the bench outside the checkout counter at Wal-Mart. A young man, waiting to pick a fight, hoping to get a response out of somebody. My daughter and I walked by, bags in hand, when the man blurted it out:  “That ain’t yo’ kid.” I knew the tone of his voice—I taught […] Read more…

How to choose joy (even when life is hard)

Joy

I sat at the table looking out the window, the dullness pulling at my soul. Was it sunny? Were there flowers blooming? Was there beauty? I couldn’t see it. All I knew was a feeling of joylessness that sat like a black cloud over my head. “My life is boring,” I said, cleaning off my […] Read more…

Speaking

Sara writes about adoption, grief, faith, and motherhood.  She’s been published on the Today Show Parenting Team, Focus on the Family Magazine (December 2017), Homeschooling Today Magazine, and Mother Verse Journal.  She performs spoken word poetry and has also been a featured performer on the Listen to your Mother show. She is a photo contributor to the International Bereaved […] Read more…

Interview on the Seasons of Joy and Pain

I recently was asked to do an interview with our church’s women’s ministry which was posted on our women’s ministry Facebook page.  Since not all of you live in the Facebook world, I thought I’d repost it here.  I have to admit that the hardest thing for me is to write about myself.  Thank you […] Read more…