Author Archives: Sarah
Endings and Beginnings
I can’t believe it’s been almost seven years since I first published a post on this site. I’ve loved curating book lists and reviews and writing about my reading life, but it’s time to move on!
Five Years + Best of 2020 (So Far)
It’s hard to believe that I started writing posts here on the blog way back in 2015. Imagine telling your 2015 self where you’d be five years down the road. I don’t think any of us would have predicted this strange pandemic season, and I know none of us would have predicted the murder hornets, […]
A Good Story Well Told: Thoughts for the Class of 2020
The tougher the season, the sweeter the celebration. Here’s what I said to my seniors at their baccalaureate ceremony.
More Ways to Wait
After months of prayer and seeking out an answer, months of trying to be patient and wait well, my answer arrived, and I began looking forward to a season of rest and celebration. I thought I knew what the future held, and more than anything, I thought this particular season of waiting was over. Funny how a global pandemic didn’t figure into my plans at all!
Another year gone, can you believe it? Christmas break has been a great time of reflection and rest, but all the same I feel like I’m limping across the finish line of 2019. The worst part of that feeling is I know the starting line of 2020 is coming quickly–with a whole set of different […]
Ten Years Later
All this discussion of college essays made me think about what I had written my own college essay about…Thanks to my packrat tendencies, I was able to scrounge around and find an old binder labeled “High School Writing.” The very last essay in the binder was the essay I wrote for my application to Vanderbilt…
Abiding Poems: Part 1
Often I process what I’m learning through poetry–here are my first three poems inspired by Andrew Murray’s book Abiding in Christ.
What I Read in January
With the end of January in sight, I though it was time for me to share the books I’ve been reading this month.