Author Archives: Sara Hagerty

The Hidden Way: Becoming a Friend of God

The Hidden Way: Becoming a Friend of God

Wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of her. — Matthew 26:13 NIV The darkness of the Christmas Eve sky contrasted with the streets below, all of them aflame. Strings of multicolored lights and inflatable snowmen and light-skinned Marys and Josephs lit the night.

Winter and Spring: God Is Good

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday featuring Devotionals Daily audio devotions. Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet by Sara Hagerty. As Nate and I celebrate twelve years since the day that little boy in big-boy skin asked that naive wee thing to marry

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A Forever Change in Perspective

It was a bitter cold Sunday in December when my heart wore the weather. At the time, we were attending a church teeming with prolific twentysomethings. Most all the women my age (or younger) were pregnant, nursing, or carrying their six-month-olds strapped to their chests in a tight wrap. They came on Sundays, in droves,

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Why I Adore God – Adoration as Exploration

I had a lot of ideas about God that weren’t actually God’s ideas about God. When our lives initially got stretched through our marital pain, the picture I had of Him couldn’t stand beside the struggles we were facing. My prayers felt rote because of how I saw the One to whom I was praying. Then with each successive

God Is In Your Suffering: Every Dark Day Is an Invitation

It came as a series of text messages, before texting was commonplace. I was buried deep in my Bible, and God was singling out my husband. First, Nate alerted me that “the business financials are bad.” At the time, our dark season of waiting for children was lingering longer than we’d anticipated. We’d had infusions

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