connecting the dots

How Not To Be A Political Christian

When you grow up in the suburbs of Washington DC, like I did, the things you worry about as a kid are different. At least in my house and in my mind they were. I went to sleep at night wondering about the breakdown of Supreme Court justices, whether our party would...

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When Forgiving Isn’t an Option

I am what they call a true middle child. I am the second of three kids with an older sister and a younger brother. If you aren’t a middle child, let me give you some insight into what it’s like. When my family dropped off my sister to begin her freshman year of...

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When Enough is Enough in a Marriage

When I saw him for the first time, I remember thinking he looked like the kind of guy who would have tattoos. Immediately following that thought I remember wondering if I was right—if he did in fact have tattoos—whether it would be a deal breaker. In a matter of...

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What My Second Born Son Taught Me

I spent the first two and half years of Pace’s life wondering if he even liked me. Actually, it was probably longer than that. The day the flutterings inside me turned into more pronounced kicks, jabs and what seemed like very intentional sucker punches, I started to...

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Hi! I’m Sarah

Hi! I’m Sarah, wife to Rodney, mom to Asher and Pace, and writer—although I’m still trying to figure out how to do all three of those things. Sometimes I like books more than people, and all of the time I like French fries more than salad. I live in Georgia but I dream of the mountains.
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