An Invitation

Friend, I haven’t mentioned my Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ links, but if you want an easier way to follow my blog, consider choosing one of those options on the right sidebar. I did start a Facebook page, separate from my personal page, so you can follow Poets and Saints blog too. It’s listed under Sara […]

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Why our Brokenness makes us Beautiful

I find the broken planter when the snowdrifts melt on my back porch, leaving behind puddles and mud.  Large cracks reveal an orange eyesore on the side. I turn it over to see if the other side looks any better, but it is cracked through on both sides. Studying it to see whether I can […]

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When Small Means Big

How the small efforts of our lives make a big impact Another story in our series for Lent When those middle schoolers donned hairnets and stood at tables scooping rice into bags for hours in the school gym, I’m sure their feet hurt. Most of them weren’t used to this kind of work: the assembly […]

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When our Plans Fail

I look at the clock and realize the time: 3:00. The hour of packing up my work and picking up my daughter from school, dropping off library books, picking up meat from the deli, and starting dinner.  Usually at this point I have a list of things accomplished for the day: writing blogs, working on […]

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