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Writing  // Posts tagged as "Writing"

08 May Posted by in Sarah | Comments

Dayenu

Dayenu

Dayenu by Sarah Steele A little word I knew it not But once I heard I ne’er forgot It seared my soul With iron hot Dayenu means enough I chose to write it On my skin Remind my heart Where it has been Lest I fall prey To lies again It means more than enough […]

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29 Apr Posted by in Corban, Sarah | 2 comments

Writing’s in the family.

Corban and Jaeda have been feeling the work that comes with making money. They are starting to value their efforts, and, after several failed Dollar Tree purchases (failed meaning broke while we were yet in the parking lot), they’ve also come to appreciate the value of their hard-earned money…and that TJMaxx helps them stretch their […]

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01 Mar Posted by in Sarah | Comments

On Grief in Times of Joy

On Grief in Times of Joy

On Grief in Times of Joy by Sarah Steele Joy It’s found in the first cry Of your first child It’s in your first home And the papers you filed In your true love Of five, ten, and more years And in deep life friends Who have laughed, cried, and cheered It’s in your best […]

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07 Dec Posted by in The Shoephabet | 1 comment

The Shoephabet: My 4th Baby

The Shoephabet: My 4th Baby

It has been noticeably quiet around this blog since September (except for one cut-and-paste post in October). And you know what happened in September? I started seriously working on our book. Well, like that October post said, we finished it! And my small amount of computer time for blogging has turned into computer time for […]

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26 Oct Posted by in Art, James, Sarah | Comments

The Shoephabet

The Shoephabet

Family and friends, We’re writing with the most exciting of news—OUR NEW BOOK has been published! Many of you are aware that James and I having been working on combining some of his artwork with my poetry. While we were in college, James created an alphabet out of shoes—now known as THE SHOEPHABET—that he drew with colored […]

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01 Jun Posted by in Family, Friends, Sarah | Comments

To brighten my day along the way…

To brighten my day along the way…

a hammock full first push then pull three little kiddies scream and wiggle moms try to speak like stubborn bulls but kiddies only squeal and giggle these flowers white both pure and bright have finally vanished from our backyard but not without a final sight as summer’s first announcing placard drawn guys delight (three necks a fright!) found ’round […]

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29 May Posted by in Sarah | 2 comments

I once had a problem with nails.

I once had a problem with nails.

I once had a problem with nails. My biting and rips led to wails. The nail was torn through Skin and puss debuted I won’t share more gruesome details. Then one day my dear friend announced Their adoption came with great amount. So she picked some nail wraps We all started to clap. Unbeknownst, my solution […]

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11 Apr Posted by in Sarah | 1 comment

There once was a day.

There once was a day.

It looked a lot like this: It included preparing for an essential oils talk at our MOMs group. And reading our Proverbs book for our discussion time. And packing everything up to leave by 8:30 to take Daddy some Happy Friday coffee and arrive early to help in the childcare at church. (And it was our only […]

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Car Carts and Sad Hearts: A True Story

Car Carts and Sad Hearts: A True Story

Once upon a time, a man and a woman had a baby boy, making them parents for the first time. The everyday demands of their lives did not change, and he quickly came alone with them on errands such as grocery shopping. As the boy outgrew his infant carrier, he got to sit in the front […]

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22 Dec Posted by in Corban, Friends, Jaeda | Comments

Of friends and siblings

Of friends and siblings

The cemetery is beautiful every time of year. The giant car cart with squeaky wheel you’re always sure to hear. In traditional Christmas fashion, Baby Jesus vrooms up arm of chair. And baby leaning over couch means sleep is very near. No matter what the season, couch jumping just won’t get old. And when siblings […]

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