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Faith, what is it good for?

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , |

“Without exception, spirituality – the belief in connection, a power greater than self, and the interconnections grounded in love and compassion – emerged as a component of resilience.” ~Brené Brown   Personal stories and research [...]

An Easy Sunday Meditation

By | January 8th, 2017|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , |

"Be still and know that I am God." ~Psalm 46:10 I can't take credit for the idea of utilizing this particular scripture as a meditation. In fact, I heard an example of it in a [...]

Service Human In-Training part 3 – EPIC FAIL

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , |

"Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure." ~Napolean Hill   This morning I had the grand illusion of taking Eloise to someone else’s yoga class for the first [...]

Manifesting in the New Year – the Day of Epiphany

By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , |

I sat – slouched a bit – in a plastic chair with metal arms. We were in a room in a semi-destroyed building that US troops now used as office space for various units in [...]

Balance is Bullsh*t – Logotherapy part 3

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Wrestling with it is good.   Tension is necessary.   If we believe there is value in the conflict (often perceived as “darkness” when we’re in it), be it internal or external, it not only [...]

Explore more; immediately gratify less – A call for challenge, opportunity, and being present – Logotherapy Part 2

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , |

Et Lux in tenebris lucet ~ and the light shineth in the darkness ~   Explore (aka: challenge, struggle, face obstacles, experience discomfort and resistance, etc) more; seek immediate gratification (aka: pleasure, boredom, lack of [...]