Category Archives for "Sarah Heidelberger | Hearth and Homestead"

Aug 31

Gathering Lemons

By From the Heart | Sarah Heidelberger | Hearth and Homestead

We’ve all heard the saying “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade,” right? We also all know how sometimes life takes you unexpected places. That’s kind of how our summer unfolded. We dubbed it “The Summer of Lemons”. It really wasn’t a catastrophic event that came our way, but instead a measure of disappointments, hurts, […]

Jul 30

Pondering the Psalms

By From the Heart | Sarah Heidelberger | Hearth and Homestead

Sun’s out, the lawn needs mowing and the garden produce is kicking in. It must be mid-Summer! Are you enjoying every waking moment of the longer days? While these summertide days seem to be slipping away with off-kilter schedules, I’m finding that I thrive best when I maintain my morning prayer time routine. Coffee in […]

Jun 19

Pockets of Grace

By From the Heart | Sarah Heidelberger | Hearth and Homestead

It certainly seems that we’re all in the throes of summertime. Graduation party announcements are stuck to my whiteboard, an expected wedding invitation will arrive any day now and a quick glance at our family calendar tells me we’ve got plenty of things scheduled. Any casual conversation during a grocery store run-in indicates that summer […]

Apr 10

With great hope

By From the Heart | Sarah Heidelberger | Hearth and Homestead

While I sit here, I can hear my three littlest kids out on the porch playing in the 20-something degree April weather. What cruel and unusual punishment old man winter decided to deal us this Spring! I’ve already written off April, deciding that we’re just going to lose a whole month of Spring, brown grass […]

Mar 16

Don’t Give Up On Lent

By From the Heart | Sarah Heidelberger | Hearth and Homestead

It’s been a bit of a “muddling through” kind of Lent, it seems. I suppose that doesn’t sound quite right in a way. It’s probably because it just doesn’t really ‘feel’ like Lent. That’s not to say there hasn’t been progress or determination to follow the prayer, fasting and almsgiving standards. I even set the […]

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