Meet Sarah Mae

by SarahMae | March 8, 2012 6:07 pm

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“Alleluia, He has found me, the One my soul so long has craved. Jesus satisfies all my longings; with His blood I now am saved.” -From the hymn, “Satisfied,” by Clara Tear Williams

Sarah Mae has a past that would be her present if it weren’t for Jesus; His wild saving grace and gentle leading keep her in awe.

Sarah is the author of Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe[1] (with Sally Clarkson), Longing for Paris[2], and Having a Martha Home the Mary Way[3].

She is a Christian, wife, mom to three, homeschool teacher, and lover of black coffee. She makes her home in the beautiful Amish countryside of Pennsylvania.

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Popular Posts:

My Abortion Story[6]

Mothering

Maybe Your Two-Year Old Just Needs You[7] (Most shared post with over a million FB shares)

What I Want to Tell Moms (what I wish I would have known sooner)[8]

I Think I’m Not So Scary But Maybe I Am[9]

Marriage

I Have Bad Thoughts About My Husband (and not the dirty kind)[10]

What I Know About Cheating and Consequences[11]

Homemaking

How to Make a Home When You’re Feeling Depressed[12]

The Best Secret About Housekeeping[13] (guest post on Ann Voskamp’s blog)

Why I’ll Never Have all the Laundry Done (and why I’m okay with that)[14]

Life

You Don’t Have to Get Up Early to Be Successful[15]

Choosing to Wake Up to My Own Life[16]

My Trip to Thailand with The Exodus Road

 

Read all the posts from my trip by heading HERE[17].

Places you can connect with Sarah:

Instagram[18]

Facebook[19]

Twitter[20]

I believe…

“The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3

I believe that everyone was created in God’s image and we all breathe His very breath.

“So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:27

“Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.” Genesis 2:7

I believe God is intimately aquatinted with each one of us (we are His creation).

“O Lord, You have searched me and known me.
You know when I sit down and when I rise up;
You understand my thoughts from afar.
You scrutinize my path and my lying down,
And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.
Even before there is a word on my tongue,
Behold, O Lord, You know it all.” Psalm 139:1-4

I believe that a “fall” happened to human kind and because of that fall we all sin and fall short of the glory of God.

“…sin entered the world through one man {Adam}, and death through sin…” Romans 5:12

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23

I believe that because of our deeply ingrained sin-nature we are destined to die and then face judgment.

“Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment.” Hebrews 9:27

I believe in the good news that God decided to make a way for us so we wouldn’t have to face a condemning judgment. He did this by sending His only Son, Jesus, to come to earth, die on a cross for our sins, and then rise from the grave to defeat death on our behalf.  When we bend a knee and believe and give our lives over to Jesus we will no longer face that condemning judgment but will have life, good, eternal life, that will one day have no sorrow or death or destruction. And further more, we will become children of God!

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:16

“Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.” John 1:10

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.” Ephesians 2:8

 

I believe in God the Father, maker of heaven and earth and all that it contains. I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son, our Lord. I believe Jesus was conceived by the Holy Spirit, and born of the virgin Mary. I believe that Jesus suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried, and that on the third day he rose from the dead. I believe he ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of God the Father. He will come again one day and everyone will bow a knee and face judgement. I believe that Jesus died for our sins on the cross, rose again defeating death, and that he took our death penalty in order that we may live and know him personally and eternally. I believe the Bible to be true (God-breathed) and good and alive and active in our lives through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Taken in part from the Nicene Creed. 

We attend Lancaster Evangelical Free Church. You can read their belief statement here[21].

My people:

See that handsome man in the pic? He makes beautiful things out of reclaimed wood. You can see his work HERE[22].

My old blog home:

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Endnotes:
  1. Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe: http://amzn.to/2c6BB9g
  2. Longing for Paris: http://amzn.to/2cMndSe
  3. Having a Martha Home the Mary Way: http://amzn.to/2cMn9ls
  4. newsletter: http://sarahmae.com/sisterhoodcircle/
  5. click here: http://mad.ly/signups/135355/join
  6. My Abortion Story: http://sarahmae.com/abortion/
  7. Maybe Your Two-Year Old Just Needs You: http://sarahmae.com/2013/03/maybe-your-two-year-old-just-needs-you/
  8. What I Want to Tell Moms (what I wish I would have known sooner): http://sarahmae.com/2016/07/what-i-want-to-tell-moms-what-i-wish-i-would-have-known-sooner/
  9. I Think I’m Not So Scary But Maybe I Am: http://sarahmae.com/2015/09/i-think-im-not-so-scary-but-maybe-i-am/
  10. I Have Bad Thoughts About My Husband (and not the dirty kind): http://sarahmae.com/2015/03/i-have-bad-thoughts-about-my-husband-and-not-the-dirty-kind/
  11. What I Know About Cheating and Consequences: http://sarahmae.com/2015/08/what-i-know-about-cheating-and-consequences/
  12. How to Make a Home When You’re Feeling Depressed: http://sarahmae.com/2016/03/makeahomewhendepressed/
  13. The Best Secret About Housekeeping: http://www.aholyexperience.com/2016/03/the-best-secret-about-housekeeping-what-every-one-who-has-a-home-needs-to-know/
  14. Why I’ll Never Have all the Laundry Done (and why I’m okay with that): http://sarahmae.com/2016/02/how-to-love-yourself-and-others-through-the-art-of-gentle-homemaking-or-why-ill-never-have-all-the-laundry-done-and-im-okay-with-that/
  15. You Don’t Have to Get Up Early to Be Successful: http://sarahmae.com/2016/03/you-dont-have-to-get-up-early-to-be-successful/
  16. Choosing to Wake Up to My Own Life: http://sarahmae.com/2015/04/choosing-to-wake-up-to-my-own-life/
  17. HERE: http://sarahmae.com/theexodusroad/
  18. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sarahmaewrites/
  19. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sarahmaewrites
  20. Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahmae
  21. here: http://www.lefc.net/files/Member%20Files/ByLaws%20Constitution%20files/EFCA%20Statement%20of%20Faith%20with%20scripture%20references.pdf
  22. HERE: https://www.instagram.com/jhcraftsman/
  23. [Image]: http://sarahmae.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Screen-Shot-2012-09-30-at-9.25.56-PM.jpg

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