SARA'S SONGS

for anyone who has ever asked,"Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night?"

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Timing is Everything: And God is Near

Today, everything seemed to happen at the exact right time. First, I was late leaving school. (This because I was reading not because I...

On Miracles

I always think of Christmas as a time for miracles. I anticipate them, expecting that something wonderful just might happen, something...

Homecoming

Every time I phone home, Dad asks if I’m coming home tomorrow. I realize this is mostly the result of the trauma, but there is also...

Waiting for Christmas

For as long as I can remember, I have always loved Christmas. It’s not just the day itself, but the entire season. There is something...

Tears in the Void

I’m often surprised by the things that stand out when I’m reading the Bible. This time it was God’s message to Hagar – the second time he...

A Pleasing Aroma

Maybe it’s because this last month has been filled with grief. Maybe I’ve been listening to too much Evanescence. Or maybe it’s just been...

Not even a sparrow falls…

I’ve been praying a lot at the piano these days. Sometimes it’s the only way I know how to pray. Last night a friend’s husband...

Thoughts on Life and the Love of God

My thoughts are a jumble these days. I have one quarter left before I graduate. I have no idea where I will be working and praying that...

Close the book, close the laptop

I’d love to tell you that I hear God all the time.  I’d love to hear God all the time.  But the reality is there are too many days that...

My Testimony, January 1, 2013

A year and a half ago I began to write my current testimony.  I never posted it, because I thought it was unfinished.  I found it the...

Better Together

A question I am consistently asked is “Have any of the churches you’ve visited stood out to you?”  This question assumes that I am...

Easter at the Bowl

It didn’t really feel like church.  It was more like The Church.  It was something special.  I suppose Easter by its very nature requires...

Saturday, the day after

Saturday The day after the hope of the world died and the hearts of the world broke and the Father cried And the disciples saw nothing,...

Three Sixteen

On March 16th, I was struck with a memory.  One evening, ten years ago, a worship leader I served with came to church with some exciting...

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