Wisdom Revealed

Wisdom Revealed

THANK YOU for the kind comments and prayers as our family sought wisdom for our daughter, Joy’s, education. Last week I shared my heart about my concern for the dramatic regression we noticed once she began Special Needs Preschool. Thus began our journey in bathing this situation in prayer for wisdom and exploring our options…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

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Forgiveness: Is it REALLY possible?

You’ve been wronged and are more than hurt.  Your spirit is crushed, you are seeing red and even feel like your blood is boiling. You want to scream, maybe you even do. You want to lash out, want to make the offender suffer in a way that is torturous so that they will feel regret…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Scripture Printable

Scripture Printable

This weekend took me by surprise at how fast it came and went and I completely neglected the weekend printable I usually post.  Oops!  So I am starting this week off right with a free Scripture printable to guide you through this week and help you focus on the Lord in all moments of your…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Dear Joy: To my Daughter with ASD

Dear Joy: To my Daughter with ASD

Dear Joy, Happy Birthday, my baby girl! I can’t believe you are four years old today!  So much has changed in our lives since this time last year, yet by choosing joy in God’s plan for your life, I am forever changed for the better. You see it’s been almost 9 months since you were…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Autism at Our House

Autism at Our House

It’s 4:30 a.m. and I was in a dead sleep when I hear pounding, shouting and an occasional scream.  What’s that noise?  Has someone broken into our home?  Once I reorient myself and catch my breath, I realize that’s just my daughter, Joy, gearing up for her nightly play/screaming session.  That’s right, it’s just Autism…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Friendship Quote Printable: Weekend Words of Wisdom #8
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Friendship Quote Printable: Weekend Words of Wisdom #8

Today’s Weekend Words of Wisdom is a Friendship Quote Printable in honor of my post this week, Friendship During Hardship. My friends are near and dear to my heart.  In their own special way throughout the years, my friends have provided endless hours of comfort, advice, fun, laughter, joy and even tears, as they held…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Friendship During Hardship- Storms of Life Pt. 2

Life can be a battlefield, with anyone, including our closest friends, as the victims. But are you ready and able to assist a friend during her season of hardship? Do you have what it takes to be the tangible hands and feet of Jesus when someone needs it most?  When a crisis comes and a…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Navigating the Hardships: Storms of Life Pt. 1

Navigating the Hardships: Storms of Life Pt. 1

Disease. Illness. Finance trouble. Marital unrest. Family feuds. The storms of life are all around us, sometimes raging so out of control, we wonder how and where we can find peace. Yet there is a refuge, if you look upward and see the glory of the Lord amidst the storm. When you’re navigating hardships and…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Autism Quote Printable: Weekend Words of Wisdom #7

Autism Quote Printable: Weekend Words of Wisdom #7

This week I shared about our experience with receiving an Autism diagnosis for our daughter Joy, in my post, Our Journey to an Autism Diagnosis. On Friday I wrote my most vulnerable post yet, Accepting Autism: From Grief to Peace.   I was so humbled as you all rallied around my openness and thanked me for…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Accepting Autism: From Grief to Peace

Accepting Autism: From Grief to Peace

On August 28, 2013, I stared my greatest fear in the face when the word Autism was used to describe my daughter for the first time. Our lives changed forever with that one word, and in that moment, I knew that nothing would ever be the same. I had a sinking feeling that the road…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Our Journey to an Autism Diagnosis

Our Journey to an Autism Diagnosis

Milestones. As parents, we celebrate milestones in a baby’s life with claps, cheers, hugs and much excitement.  We beam with pride when our little one accomplishes new tasks as if our child was the only one ever to reach these goals. But have you ever thought about those parents whose children don’t reach milestones and…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.