Sara Lauren Lewis

Encouragement for the Weary Soul

Find the Friends Who Encourage You

Slow Down, Mama book by Patty H. Scott

Hi Friend, Today is a special day! March 6th is my first born’s birthday. I’m just beaming with mama pride. Today, my sweet girl is 8! You can find some sweet mother/daughter pictures over on my Instagram. Mom Encouragement As much as we are celebrating today, motherhood can be really hard some days. Every mom needs daily doses of encouragement. Is that need being met in your life? I learned […]

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3 Christian Books and 1 Devotional You Must Read in 2019

I love books. Especially non-fiction Christian books that encourage, spread hope, and spark growth. Part of being a blogger gives me opportunities in the writer world like getting sneak peaks at up and coming books! You must read these three books in 2019! Christian Book #1 “Hope in the Hard Places” by Sarah Beckman I got to meet Sarah after she spoke at one of our local MOPS meetings. Her […]

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May we know the name El Shaddai

We are going through Exodus in our Tuesday morning Bible study. It’s fascinating to read the history of Israel. And learn more about God, who He is, and His plan. The name of El Shaddai stuck with me today. I was inspired to write, and so now you have this poem 🙂 May simple acts of kindness never be an afterthought. Let hope never be forgotten and love remain a […]

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Poetry and Pictures: Where are you?

I’ve been writing poetry for a long time. But I haven’t kept much of it for one reason or another. A lot of teenage and early 20s poetry were scribbled in cheap spiral-bound notebooks. Some of it was angsty and some of it simple observations. The latter I wish I would have held onto. But now in this age of social media and digital pictures, a new inspiration arises. I […]

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Truth from Exodus and a Reflection on Feelings.

Fleeting, fickle feelings. The good and the bad come and go like the tide. Somedays it feels like the ebb and flow is off kilter though. Grief, depression, anxiety, They all drain so ruthlessly. But no matter how I am feeling at this current juncture, I have discovered a profound truth. There is One who does not change, and there is One who is steadfast. In Exodus 3 we discover […]

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Hope Writer Challenge, Day 4: Mood

The sun and warmth of Texas continually lifts my mood. My house dons a rosy demeanor as from inside out I bloom. Glorious sunshine and vitamin D does my body and soul a favor. And though depression may still clench it’s fists around my mind from time to time, it doesn’t define me. Cognitive therapy, reading, praying, and that glowing yellow orb of delight help remind me; this illness is […]

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Hannah’s Story of Finger-Tip Faith

Encouraging words today from my dear friend, Hannah Fisher. Hannah is a wife, homeschooling mother, writer, Truth-seeker, Life-Speaker, Holy-Spirit-Loving, Marriage-Guarding Woman. Maybe you feel like these farmhouses…shrouded in a dark storm, no sunlight to be seen. Maybe circumstances feel hopeless or unchangeable and you’re running out of strength to hold on…Maybe you’ve spent years hoping that a relationship would change for the better, but your heart can’t bear the ache […]

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Let us not become weary in the New Year

New Year 2019 Hey it’s Wednesday, The day after a holiday, January 2nd, the post New Year slump day. And where I’m at in Texas it is cold (for us! 😉), grey, and rainy. In short, it’s a bit gloomy. Where are you at? Have you hit a low after all the holiday glitz? Maybe you’re back to work. Or maybe you’re at home with kids, and perhaps even counting […]

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Humorous Confessions of a Sleep Deprived Mom

Dear Sleep Deprived Mom, I see you pouring that third cup of coffee. It might be the first cup you’ve actually drunk. The first cup spilled down the front of your shirt as you tripped over lego city. This may be the result of being sleep deprived or that the city was conveniently built in the hallway. The second cup got left in the microwave. Don’t worry, you’ll find it […]

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