Born and raised in Wisconsin, Sarah spent four years learning to be an effective teacher in the cornfields of Indiana. She traded rural life for the big city, spending most of her twenties teaching rambunctious, inquisitive 5th graders in metro Atlanta.
She met her husband, Joel, at a wedding (he was a long-distance blind date). After they tied the knot, they moved to Boulder, Colorado for the glorious mountains and organic foods. Sarah is constantly reflecting on the Gospel and our need for it in our daily lives.
IF YOU ARE STRUGGLING TO TRUST GOD IN THE MIDST OF UNMET DESIRES, THIS IS THE EPISODE FOR YOU.
In our conversation, Sarah graciously gives voice to a heart-wrenching topic that so many stay silent about—infertility. Sarah is honest about her disappointments and the bitterness that could have easily captured her heart while dealing with the heartbreak of infertility and not knowing if God would hear her cry for a child.
Sarah shares vulnerably about her infertility journey and is refreshingly honest about what was and was not helpful to her and her husband as they fought to cling to the promises of God. Sarah has a heart for others and desires to allow God to use her story -- the good, bad, and ugly to touch hearts and teach others.
“But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”
- Matthew 6:30-34 (ESV)
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