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.

20 Ways to Have FUN at Home on New Year’s Eve
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20 Ways to Have FUN at Home on New Year’s Eve

I have a confession.  Last New Year’s Eve, I didn’t stay up until midnight. Pathetic, I know. With little kids, it’s just too hard for us to go out on New Year’s, so we usually end up staying home. Don’t get me wrong, I love my flannel pants and wearing no make-up, but this year I am…

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 Help Your Children Become Great Friends
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How to Help Your Children Become Great Friends

As a mother to seven children, I can say that one of the greatest desires of my heart is that my children would not only be siblings, but also close friends. In my case, I think part of this desire stems from being an only child without any siblings until I was nearly nine years…

To the Girl Battling Body Image
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To the Girl Battling Body Image

To the Girl Battling Body Image, We live in a modern age where super-model skinny is adored and even males are encouraged to squeeze into skinny jeans. Society endorses those who are rail-thin with air-brushed skin and a straight, dazzling smile. That leaves the rest of us plain -Janes feeling awkward in our own skin….

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.

To the Woman Who Dreads Mother’s Day

To the Woman Who Dreads Mother’s Day

To the Woman Who Dreads Mother’s Day, It’s supposed to be a day filled with smiles, laughter, and memories honoring the one who brought us into this life. It’s supposed to be a day of loving on our sweet children, thankful for the role of motherhood. But sometimes it’s not. Sometimes Mother’s Day can be…

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.

To the Hopeless & the Hurting

To the Hopeless & the Hurting

To the Hopeless & the Hurting, Right now, all seems lost and all seems grim. The disease, the bankruptcy, the affair, the death, the circumstance; it seems too much for one person to bear alone and you wonder how you’ll press on. Broken and full of hurt, you wonder, where is God in all of…

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.

To the Discouraged & Brokenhearted

To the Discouraged & Brokenhearted

To the Discouraged & the Brokenhearted, Life. It’s filled with miracles, moments of pure bliss, and treasured memories. Yet among the beauty; there’s pain and amid the sunsets; storms. Life can be cruel, cutting like a knife, scarring with the deepest of hurts. Life can threaten to swallow us whole as discouragement fills our souls…

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 Super Mom
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Dear Super Mom

Dear Super Mom, The house was quiet with the hushed sounds of sleep machines and the muted volume of HGTV.  My kids were finally asleep and honestly, I could have done a little dance knowing my mom duties were done for the day. Yet I felt the urge to make some adorable and delicious treats…

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.

To the Woman Who’s Lost Her Sparkle
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To the Woman Who’s Lost Her Sparkle

To the Woman Who’s Lost Her Sparkle, It was a blustery fall day, one where the leaves zip past and dance to the rhythm of a wind that chills to the bone.  My errand list was a mile long and I was dreaming of a steaming cup of coffee and a warm blanket. Rushing into…

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.

When a Loved One Battles Depression
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When a Loved One Battles Depression

Depression. It can be a silent struggle, one masked by fake smiles and happy Facebook posts. It can be a dangerous, life-altering battle. It is real and should not be ignored. Right now, depression is an unwelcome guest in my family as my sister fights this demon every day. Younger than me by 9 years,…

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.