My Story

I’m just a girl whose life has been changed by a God that has shown Himself strong over and over again. A God that has gone to great lengths to show me that He loves me with an everlasting love. A God that wouldn’t let me settle for second best and has done exceeding abundantly above all that I could have ever asked for or dreamed of.

From the day He saved me in late April 1997 until today, nearly fifteen years later, He has been on a mission. A mission to make my life the abundant life a child of God should live.

It’s been a long journey. A journey of heartbreak and plans disappointed. A journey of restoration and a better plan realized. A journey on which He’s held my hand even during seasons in which I neglected Him. A journey in which He’s taken Scripture from black words on white paper to strength sufficient for each and every day.

A journey on which I surrendered my desire for marriage and motherhood that I might know my Savior better. In a way I never thought possible. But being the wonderful Savior that He is, He gave me the desire of my  heart when I married my Prince Charming on December seventeenth two thousand eleven, six years after believing it was a dream that would never come true. Then just six short weeks later, blessed us with the news that a sweet baby was on the way. 

A journey on which I’ve seen Him work in the minute details to bring His perfect plan to pass.

A journey of learning to love my Lord. In word and in deed.

A journey that’s only just begun.

I’m praying that you’ll walk beside me by way this blog. That you might see just a glimpse of the glorious God that has become Life to me!

*For a more detailed version of My Story see posts categorized under Plans.*

____________________________________________________________________________________________A few things that add joy to this journey…

My Jesus…time with Him…the study of Scripture…ministry…the book of Psalms, Isaiah, and Ephesians (just to name a few!)…

Teaching…seeing struggling learners succeed…writing…reading

Staying up late…sleeping in…blogging…taking pictures…making plans…and lists to carry out those plans…

My daddy…my ma…sissy…lyssagirl…my grandparents…

Long walks…the changing of leaves…warm breezes…rain…snowflakes…

Checking the mail…getting something when I check it…

High heels…jewelry…jean skirts…flip flops…shopping the clearance rack…

Antiques…the color green…

A brand new pack of Crayola crayons…chocolate…pasta…learning to cook…

Preparing for life as a wife and a mom…reading the newspaper…


Christmas lights…wrapping presents…

Singing…writing songs…

Patient people…Daniel Michael…

Life lived because He died for me…

“…In thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand are pleasures forevermore.”

Psalm 16:11


4 Responses to “My Story”

  1. catherine May 2, 2009 at 8:03 am #

    What a blessing your blog has brought to me! God is good and great and greatly to be praised! He certainly is our All in All!

  2. Lynda Love Clark March 4, 2010 at 12:17 pm #

    What a wonderful young and beautiful lady you truly are!!!!! You are such a blessing and such an inspiration and example of Christian Faith.
    Thanks you so much for being so faithful with your prayers and including requests for prayers for Jarrett.
    Just thanks for being you!!!!!
    God Bless
    Lynda Love Clark

  3. Uncle Joe May 1, 2010 at 11:54 am #

    Sara, I want to let you know what tremedous blessing it has been watching you grow up into the beautiful (inside and out) young lady that you have become. Your love for the Lord and desire to please Him is very evident in your life. The past few years, since you and Megan began singing with us full time, has also been a very special blessing. I am very thankful for all that you do for our Lord.

    Love you
    Uncle Joe

  4. Lindsay Lindner February 10, 2012 at 12:29 am #

    Dear Sara,
    So excited to hear the great news of this new little life you are expecting! Praise the Lord for his excellent gifts. You, Daniel, and baby hodge are in our prayers. We love you!

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