Do you want to be Known?

A review of Michele Cushatt's new book, I Am

If I’m honest, I will tell you there is a hidden part of me that often screams like a two year old trying to get her parent’s attention, “Look at me! Do you see me? Are you proud of me?”  I wish I didn’t have this deep-seated, self-centered, approval-seeking character flaw. Wish even more I […]

Join the Alongside Launch Team!

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 […]

My Word for 2017: Trust

One word focus for the year

A few years ago I was inspired by author and speaker, Mary DeMuth who wrote about choosing one word for the year to be her inspiration and focus.  (Here’s Mary’s word for this year) I also found this website called OneWord365 a website dedicated to the pursuit of finding one word each year to guide […]

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 […]