All posts by: Sarah McKinney

Grace Upon Grace

This through back Worship Wednesday by Sarah McKinney reminds us that, “Grace upon grace” is ours. Grace Upon Grace… Strength 2 Thrive Conference November 7th, 2015 – Centreville, Virginia   Looking out over a crowd of military women, my heart...

The Heart that Waits

Join Sarah for a throwback Worship Wednesday as she shares from her heart on deployment. The Heart that Waits The words that follow poured out of my heart years ago. Yet, as I stumbled across them again, tears flowed fresh...

The Deep, Abiding, Unfathomable Love of God

The Deep, Abiding, Unfathomable Love of God   Facing the Paradigm I love fairy tales. Wrapped up in the blanket of those certainties, I admit that I crave a happy ending. I want to know that good always wins and...

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone   I couldn’t wrap my brain around it. It was too big…and it was desperately not enough. I remember it like it was yesterday. I didn’t even recognize the face that stared back at me in...

When Your Friend Has a Broken Heart

Unintimidated   Her eyes fell to the floor, “I’m…sorry,” she whispered. Tears were falling now, down her lovely face, and leaving marks on her blouse. I didn’t really know what to say at that moment. I wanted to say, “It’s...

When the Miles Are Long

I don’t regret the life I’ve chosen. Not at all. In 18 moves, we have been within easy driving distance of our extended family only twice. That’s actually a pretty extravagant blessing compared to many who could not boast the...

Are We There Yet? (and other repetitive questions from a military homeschool mom)

“Are We There Yet?” (and other repetitive questions from a military homeschool mom)   Surely I am not the only one who’s heard the impatience echo around their mini-van… “Mom, are we there yet!?!” Yup. As a military family, we...

Already Enough…Peace in the Midst of the Waiting

Already Enough…Peace in the Midst of the Waiting I don’t know about you, but the list housing my prayer requests is pretty long these days. Life, in general, just seems to be full of longing and hoping, asking and waiting....

Giants and Hallelujahs

Giants and Hallelujahs   Giants can represent many things. Fear. Doubt. Anxiety. Sickness. Cancer. Loss. Giants can fill up the sacred spaces in your heart and they don’t like to share. And though sometimes these “giants” are very, very real,...

Living Beyond the Noise

Living Beyond the Noise   Life is just loud. With three kids, two dogs, a bunny rabbit, and a host of OPK’s (other people’s kids – which inevitably end up at my house at some point each day) my life...