A Little Advice from Martin Luther King’s Daughter

I don’t know about you, but all of these holidays tend to run together in my mind….Columbus Day, Labor Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. I find that I enjoy the idea of a break from the hustle and bustle but rarely take time to consider the person or reason behind the holiday. But today…

A Glimpse Inside My Writing Manifesto

Sarah Koontz’ Writing Manifesto I believe that God has called me to a writing ministry. He has created a desire in me to write words that glorify HIM and set the CAPTIVES free. The truth God is inscribing upon my heart is bringing me freedom, and I have been called to share that truth with…

5 Habits to help you be an Amazing Mom

  A new year is upon us, and it is time to re-focus our energy on the things that truly matter! I have been looking around and I believe I have finally discovered the key habits of amazing moms. Although I am still working to incorporate these into my own life, I figure that knowing what…

My Selfish Little Secret and Why I’m Ready to Come Clean

  I will never forget the hopefulness I felt when I cradled my first child in my arms, I couldn’t help but think that this tiny babe might nurse all that selfishness right out of my body. I have always been prone to selfishness. The biggest slice of pie, the most perfectly cooked egg, the…

The Secret Art of Restful Living

Are you weary and worn? Tired of rushing through life and desperately in need of rest? There is a secret art of restful living hidden in the midst of the hustle and bustle of this life, but it comes at a cost. A dear friend and mentor taught me the value of  restful living when I…

Fear Paralyzes, Faith Propels

When I was seventeen, I went from straight A student to dropout all for the sake of a dream; and it was the best decision I ever made! I attended a small high school and had the opportunity to compete in varsity athletics at a young age. By the end of my tenth grade year,…