A Few Words

What’s Ahead, What’s Behind

The kids go back to school tomorrow, which means winter break is officially over and the new year is about to begin. If you’ve been sticking around these parts for a while, you know that I love lists, resolutions, words, and goals. It’s that time again! Last year, my word from the Lord was “recover,”…

Little Joys—Books

This year, I’ve traveled through the desert on horseback with a shepherd and an alchemist. I’ve fished the lakes of Canada by canoe, attended a boy’s boarding school, learned the dance of the herons along a river, sat in the kitchen of a distressed and impoverished wife in Michigan, explored vocation, followed a friend as…

Little Joys—Reruns

I’m still recovering from whatever bug decided to bless me with a head cold the last couple of days, so don’t expect anything brilliant here. Do you know what’s great? Reruns. Reruns and streaming TV with vast catalogs of movies I’ve already seen. Comfort food TV. That’s what’s great. I watched “It’s a Wonderful Life”…

Little Joys—Long-Term Memory

Mary, and every other mother ever, treasured these things in her heart. It’s what we do. We treasure away the miraculous and the mundane. They are the building blocks to our lives’ meaning, and it’s all because of long-term memory.


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Sarah M. Wells
About Me

I’m Sarah M. Wells, mom, wife, follower of Christ, & author of American Honey, The Family Bible Devotional Volumes 1 and 2, Between the Heron and the Moss, and Pruning Burning Bushes. You’ll find some of my meditations on faith and ordinary life here. Thanks for stopping by!

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