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10 Simple Ways to Bring Creativity to Your Life

10 Simple Ways to Bring Creativity to Your Life A few months ago while going through some childhood possessions my mom had kept, I came upon my Kindergarten graduation program. Here's a picture from that day. This is me with my cousin Jeff Marshall (who is a regular...

For Parents of a Teen Who Had a Near Miss

For Parents of a Teen Who Had a Near Miss What is a near miss with a teen? A near miss is a situation with a teen when his or her life was in danger, whether inside or outside the teen's control. This could be a suicide attempt, a car accident, a drug overdose, a...

Sometimes Grief Comes From Unexpected Places

Sometimes Grief Comes From Unexpected Places Our fourth son came to us as our foster son when he was five months old, and we adopted him when he was two and a half. Before he came to us, our son was born 15 weeks premature (at 25 weeks), so he lived in the NICU for...

Fitness

Putting my Wheels to the Road for a Worthy Cause

In a few weeks I will ride more than 150 miles in the 25th Courage Classic bicycle tour benefiting Children's Hospital Colorado. The event includes multiple passes through our beautiful Rocky Mountains. I ride in honor of my 5 year old son, Zack.  Zack has a rare...

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Zip Lines and Trust Cries

Zip Lines and Trust Cries

Zip Lines and Trust Cries: A Christian devotional about trusting God. Zip Lines and Trust Cries by Christine Drews A few years ago, I went on a zip line excursion with my family in Hawaii. Zip lines are becoming more common at vacation destinations, so maybe you have...

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Thanks and What’s Next?

Thank you for YOUR part in the launch of my business as a motivational speaker and author! Response has been sweet and I'm having a blast writing and sharing with you. I'm a storyteller at heart and have a notebook full of story ideas I can't wait to write. I know I'm...

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Hi! I’m Sara.

Welcome to The Holy Mess. I love helping women find balance in busy lives for faith, family, & fitness. Read more about my 100 pound weight loss story here. Mostly I’m a real wife and super real mom. Feel free to contact me by clicking here.

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