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Social Justice or Jesus?

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I had a friend post something on Facebook today saying (and keep in mind, per usual, I’m paraphrasing here) that she had people questioning how her Christian faith and her liberally-oriented political stances could rightly [...]

Show Up Anyway

By | December 26th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , |

“Understanding the difference between healthy striving and perfectionism is critical to laying down the shield and picking up your life. Research shows that perfectionism hampers success. In fact, it’s often the path to depression, anxiety, [...]

Home For the Holidays?

By | December 25th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , |

One of my favorite Christmas stories is not my own, but one of my dear friend's. "Our family might have been a little more intense than normal because my father was a career Marine. He [...]

Once upon a time, in an Indian village…

By | December 24th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , |

One of my teachers (yes, it’s Lisa again ;-p) had a sanskrit teacher who went to India (naturally) to study for awhile.   This woman practiced yoga daily. It was a regular part of her [...]

Don’t Aim at Success (you’ll miss)

By | December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , |

“Don’t aim at success – the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and [...]

Liminal Space

By | December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , |

  “Honor the space between no longer and not yet.” ~Nancy Levin The liminal space. Transition. Transformation. A sense of having one foot in one space, and one foot in another. In between.   Liminality [...]