Author Archives: SaraSchaffer

Look Up to Know Good

Tweet In the bleakness of winter, God gently invites us to look to Him and His infinite blessings. “Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your Heavenly Father … Continue reading

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Videos of The Fall Retreat

Tweet Last weekend’s retreat in Keystone was amazing. I can’t let you taste Dani’s food (scrumptious.) There’s no way to capture the smell of autumn in the mountains (clean and crisp.) And, I can’t recreate the richness of the fellowship (amazing … Continue reading

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You Really Are Not Alone

Tweet A couple of weeks ago I gave the following talk at my Wednesday Bible study. Depression is a chronic struggle for me, and I’m thankful God’s Word deals with it honestly and transparently. If you or someone you know also … Continue reading

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Something New!

Tweet I’m thrilled to announce the release of two new Bible studies! Now available at many major online retailers including Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com Just search for “Sara Sophia” or click on the links in the post below. GROUP DISCOUNT: If … Continue reading

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How to Stop Hating Someone

Tweet She betrayed me. Others started to make assumptions about me. Lies swirled and rumors started. They were whispers. At first. But then something I said contradicted someone’s conclusions about the whole situation, and the accusations crescendoed.   The betrayal … Continue reading

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In a Monday Mood

Tweet Four down. Eight to go. Eight full weeks until school starts again. Who’s counting? Yep. Me. But I pause this Monday—another summer vacation day of Legos, playing outside, Netflix, art camp and swim lessons—to think back. (I can pause … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Shadow of Depression

Tweet Depression is a shadowy disease. Recently, it once again darkened the edges of my world. First I ignored it. Then I admitted it. Now, I’m fighting back. King David once cried, “How long, O Lord? Will you forget me … Continue reading

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My $5 for Your Two Cents

Tweet Lately I’ve been praying a lot about why I blog. And I thought I’d ask you a couple questions. Click here to take a 90 second (if you take your time), 5 question survey. When you’re done, take a second to … Continue reading

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Stories for Change

Tweet At 8 this morning on KPOF my friend Elsi Dodge talked about our latest compilation book, Stories for Change for Camp for Change. We’re excited about this project because 100% of all financial gifts go directly to Camp for Change—an organization … Continue reading

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A Worry a Minute

Tweet Today my body is hurting. The doctor isn’t worried. I am. My mind is coming up with a worry a minute. As each one flits into my mind, I imagine handing it to God. Here’s this one. And this … Continue reading

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