Ever wonder how to help a friend in need?

Video interview: 5 guidelines you should follow

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of doing a video interview with my good friend Keith Ferrin who has an amazing ministry called “That You May Know.”   Our conversation was fun and practical; highlighting 5 guidelines you should follow when you’re walking alongside a friend with cancer, illness, loss or hardship of any […]

Alongside book: It’s a LAUNCH!

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I am so excited that Alongside finally LAUNCHED!  It’s still so surreal to think a year ago at this time I was just finished with my first rough draft manuscript.  Thank you for staying with me the whole time in this book writing journey, we’ve sure enjoyed the feedback from our early readers so far. […]

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Help spread the word about Sarah's new book

There were many times I wanted to quit. I was worried that I wouldn’t do justice to the countless stories people shared with me about their trials and how people were helpful, or even not-so-helpful, when they were facing hardship.  It seemed like such a tall order to compile their hard-won insights in a meaningful […]

This Christmas Give Good Gifts

My favorite gift ideas for loving people well

I love giving gifts.  I can’t wait for the actual gift-giving occasion to give them and am always accused by my family of having no patience.  (I don’t have much.) I do like receiving gifts, too, especially if they are selected carefully and thoughtfully in regards to who I am and what I love.  Perhaps […]

What I learned from a dying woman in Haiti.

Her frail body lay motionless, but I could not mistake the pleading in her eyes.  Her arms were no larger than the width of two of my fingers side by side.  I could have fit both of her ankles in the singular grasp of just one of my hands.  I could feel every single one […]