awaken wisdom sara thomas
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Awaken Wisdom

Oh boy! Who am I to write about wisdom? Really, who are any of us? Maybe that's why the focus is on what it means to awaken wisdom. Afterall, we're still in the process of becoming who God wants us to be, right?Confession, Questions,…
awaken your calling sara thomas
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Awaken Your Calling

If I've learned anything about what it means to awaken your calling, its that I'm still learning. This will come as no surprise as you read on.Before we jump in, here's how I define calling: Your calling is where your talents and your…
awaken to light sara thomas
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Awaken to Light

We started a new series over at Transforming Mission, Awaken to God's Presence. We're reading Scripture, reflecting on a focus word, and responding to a question.From time to time throughout this series, I'll offer reflections on the focus…
awaken joy sara thomas
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Awaken Joy

We started a new series over at Transforming Mission, Awaken to God's Presence. It starts today with Epiphany. We're reading Scripture, reflecting on a focus word, and responding to a question.From time to time throughout this series, I'll…
Sara Thomas You Are My Beloved
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You Are My Beloved

A Conversation with the Gospel of Mark, Chapter 1 Late Sunday night (early Monday morning) I woke up from a sound sleep to the thought, "Something is wrong. Really wrong." You know that heart racing, sit up in bed, startled from a sound sleep…
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Pathway

Scripture, Service, and CelebrationFrom a summer ministry to my daily life as a pastor, I began to see a pattern. As I began my doctoral work, I came to recognize my life’s work is shaped by a simple rhythm of scripture, service, and…
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Dust v. Snow

Ash Wednesday Today is the start of a new season in the Christian year. It is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Today, Christians all around the globe will gather for worship. Many will use ashes to make signs of the cross on their foreheads…
The Mess
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The Mess

Kitchen Counters I'd love to tell you I am an amazing cook. I'm not. Not even close. But when it comes to the mess in the kitchen, I am 110% the source behind creating it. I made waffles for dinner and had half the batter on the counter and…
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Dear Winter, You Win. Six Reminders For Leading Through Storms

This winter, my first in the south, has been different. Southern cities are not equipped to deal with the amount or frequency of snow and ice this winter has brought our way. If you live in the north, or have lived in the north, allow me to…

Day 1: Names & God Stories

First, a personal note...as if a blog isn't one big personal note.Thanks for joining me on this adventure. When I earn my Doctor of Ministry degree it will be because of you sharing your stories and your faith. Thanks for being a part of the…