Faith

Still Standing

How to Find Peace...When There's No Happy Ending Welcome to Still Standing. I’m thankful you are here. I welcome you into my home and as a fellow traveler on my journey. If you were here at my house right now, I would invite you to sit down for a cup of tea with me....

25 Bibles for Women

Are you looking for a Bible to give as a gift to a loved one or for yourself? Here are 25 Bibles for women. These Bibles include options for every budget and reason. They come in a variety of translations. Some are only the words of the Bible, while others include...

When You Are Afraid to Share Your Writing

It's not that good, but... Have you ever been in a creative writing class where everyone had to take a turn sharing a piece they had written? Inevitably at least one person will stand up, shyly fumble with his paper before he begins, and in an effort to downplay his...

Family

Crab Zoodle Bake Recipe

Are you scintillated by seafood and proud to be a pasta aficionado? You you love creamy seafood dishes but don't like all the extra calories? This Crab Zoodle Bake recipe is just the recipe for you. Crab Zoodle Bake - Healthy Pasta Alternative Zucchini is a healthier...

When a Child Sexually Abuses a Sibling

In an effort to educate and bring awareness to the struggle of attachment issues, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and helping children heal from early childhood trauma, over the next months I am sharing stories of families on my website.  For the sake of privacy I’ve...

Living with RAD: God Would Not Let Me Forget Her

In an effort to educate and bring awareness to the struggle of attachment issues, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and helping children heal from early childhood trauma, over the next months I’ll be sharing stories of families on my website.  For the sake of privacy I’ve...

Fitness

What to Do When Someone You Love is Overweight

  Someone you love is overweight. This is a tough topic, you guys. When someone you love is overweight, you think about discussing this topic yet are afraid to touch it for fear of approaching it the wrong way. Maybe you've tried to talk about it in the past and...

How to Make Healthy Living Easier

If you are looking for a helpful resource on how to make healthy living easier, this Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle is now closed. Please check back for when a similar item might be available again. In the meantime, here are some helpful posts on my website: How to...

Weight Loss Strategies: Eat Breakfast

Weight Loss Strategies: Eat Breakfast Weight loss is hard work! You want to use strategies that will work -- strategies proven by research to be effective. In this series, we previously looked at two of those strategies, make the unknown known by keeping a food log,...

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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