An “Out of Context” Interview: One-Year Anniversary Post

This article is dedicated to my sister Connie Epp who has been my champion and mentor throughout this writing journey. I love you. Q:        Sara, let’s begin by discussing why you write what you write. Many blogs discuss current world issues or offer practical advice. You, however, regularly subject your audience to personal musings... Continue Reading →

Good day, my dear readers and fellow writers: It's time to show you what I've been working on for the last two years... Yes, I wrote a book! It took nine months of writing in my spare time, more drafts than I can remember, and one year of editing alongside my talented developmental and copy... Continue Reading →

Welcome, my dear readers, to this blog update! If you've been following my blog, you've already noticed by now that I've posted a few book reviews in addition to my usual life experience stories. Why I am posting book reviews: 1. I love to read meaningful books that make me think and also touch my... Continue Reading →

Hi, friends! I've been thinking. I do that quite often, actually, but more so today because I'm stuck on my couch with my back pressed against an electronic heating pad. I threw my back out last night. How, you ask? Simply wiping the table. Wiping the table! Am I really so old that if I... Continue Reading →

Henry David Thoreau

"I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well." -- Henry David Thoreau Truth transforms. But for truth to get past your intellect and truly change you, you'll have to eat it. Meditate on it. Question it. Pray on it. Apply it. In the Bible, God tells Ezekiel... Continue Reading →

Mid-Month Moment: Why I Wrote A Simple Thank-You Poem to God

Is it summer, yet? Calendar-wise, it's not summer until June 21st: weather-wise, though, summer has arrived! Today, despite the fact that it's sunny and 33 degrees Celsius, I'm still thinking about spring. I love spring. What do I love about spring? First, let me tell you what I don't love: how dirt and melted snow have... Continue Reading →

How to Pick the Right Book and Avoid Wasting Time

We’re busy women - moms who love their jobs. We chauffeur, make supper, go to work, make time to exercise, nurture, do laundry, help with homework, weed the garden, comfort sick kids, clean, act as household secretary, change diapers, etc. We have very little spare time. So, when I need a break from life, I like... Continue Reading →

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