30 Days of Prayer for the New School Year
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30 Days of Prayer for the New School Year

It’s hard to believe it, but it’s time to head back for another year in the classroom and to pray bold prayers for the new school year. While it’s time to gather the school supplies and to start thinking through your morning routine, there’s an even bigger calling on every parent sending a child off…

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.

Finding Hope in God When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned

Finding Hope in God When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned

Sitting in the hospital waiting room as a new bride, only a year and half into our marriage journey, I didn’t realize that my life was about to change. Little did I know, hope in God would be my anchor and lifeline for the trials ahead. I didn’t know my new husband would be diagnosed…

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.

7 Bible Verses for the Hurting Heart
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7 Bible Verses for the Hurting Heart

Everywhere I turn, I am bombarded with a loved one suffering in one way.  A sweet friend is battling anxiety and on the verge of a breakdown. Another friend is on the brink of a foreclosed home. Yet another continues to fight infertility one day at a time. They desperately need the comfort of these…

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.

How to Share Your Faith Even When You’re Terrified and Nervous

How to Share Your Faith Even When You’re Terrified and Nervous

I am a lover of words and fabulous conversation.  Sharing life and baring my soul with friends, even strangers, makes me tick and come alive.  Yet talking to others about God made me shake in my boots and I even Googled, “How to share your faith?” many years ago. I simply had no idea where…

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.

What to Do When Your Teen is Struggling with Their Faith
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What to Do When Your Teen is Struggling with Their Faith

I was raised in a Christian home. My mom was a children’s pastor.  I felt like I was always at church.  But when I got to high school, I started having doubts about my faith.  I was no longer interested in taking everything my parents said at face value.  I had to figure it out…

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.

How to Read the Bible (When You Don’t Know Where to Start)
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How to Read the Bible (When You Don’t Know Where to Start)

My house is a zoo 99% of the time. My kids are either fighting over a coveted toy, whining for a snack or just being rambunctious kids.  Even though sometimes my “quiet time”, a time devoted to growing my relationship with God through Scripture reading, is anything BUT quiet, these simple methods helped me learn…

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.

4 Steps to Making Family Bible Study a Reality in Your Home
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4 Steps to Making Family Bible Study a Reality in Your Home

Brace yourself. Because I am going to say three words that immediately cause the majority of us to feel inadequate and guilty, if not defeated: (Are you ready for them?) FAMILY BIBLE STUDY For many Christians, the words “family Bible study” produce feelings of guilt, frustration, inadequacy, and mild panic. We know how important it…

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.

How to Pray for the New Year and Seek God’s Plan
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How to Pray for the New Year and Seek God’s Plan

It’s time to make resolutions, set big goals, and plan ways to be better in the new year, right? Not exactly! While I usually make a few resolutions that fly out the window mid-January, I realize there is only one area I need to do more and strive to do better at. There’s one area…

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.

5 Ways to Experience a Powerful Prayer Life
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5 Ways to Experience a Powerful Prayer Life

Confession. When I’m desperate for solace from the hustle and bustle of life, I cry out to God more than usual. Yet when all is going my way, I can become stagnant in my prayer life and push aside my need to talk with God throughout the day. However, He doesn’t want me to wait…

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.

The Best Ways to Strengthen Your Faith

The Best Ways to Strengthen Your Faith

Whether you’re walking through a tough season of life or simply pondering some deep questions, never be afraid to search for God’s truth. The times where I’ve wrestled with God the most, my faith has come away refined and stronger than ever before.  There have been seasons in which my relationship with God has felt…

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.

One Question That Will Transform Your Bible Study
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One Question That Will Transform Your Bible Study

Finally. Silence. The house has been crazy all morning. Your littles thought today would be a great day to “do crafts” while you were taking 5 minutes to jump in the shower. But, your 5-minute reprieve turned into an hour long scrubbing glue and googling ‘hacks to clean up all the glitter.’ But never mind…