Articles By: Sara Sterley

Sara resides near Indianapolis with her hilarious husband, their son, and a pooch named Roxy. In her free time, Sara enjoys hanging out with her family, reading, dreaming about the coming Kingdom, and doing pretty much anything that involves being outside.

Review: The Donkey in the Living Room

Review: The Donkey in the Living Room
You’ve heard of the Elf on the Shelf, right? I first heard about him several years ago. Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas story that comes accompanied by an actual elf. Legend has it that the magical elf flies home to the North Pole every night to report back on the children’s behavior from...
November 23rd, 2012 | Books, Featured | Read More

Christmas Gift Guide: For a Real Foodie

Christmas Gift Guide: For a Real Foodie
I love food, and I love to cook. That is about the only “expertise” that I will claim in sharing this list. Over the past several years, as I have learned more about our food system’s impact on our environment and on our health, I have grown increasingly committed to using food as a...
November 23rd, 2012 | Food and Drink | Read More

Across the Universe – Friday, October 11

Across the Universe – Friday, October 11
I’m out of town for work, so I’m scheduling this week’s ATU a bit early. If I’ve missed some huge news story between now and then, please feel free to straighten me out in the comments! For all of you Lights (i.e. the greatest show ever) fans, you’ll love this. Some enlightening...
October 14th, 2011 | Across the Universe | Read More

Across the Universe – September 30, 2011

Across the Universe – September 30, 2011
Here are a few things around the internets this week that I thought were worth sharing: I have followed Rod Dreher’s writing for years now, and this might be my favorite piece he has ever written. His Crunchy Cons was a sort of introduction for me into the types of things that have been consuming...
September 30th, 2011 | Across the Universe, Featured | Read More

Across the Universe: September 16, 2011

Across the Universe: September 16, 2011
Here are a few interesting things from around the interwebs this week that I thought were worth sharing: Check out this summary of the results from the latest Pew Research results on political ideology and take the test yourself to see where you fall on the spectrum…maybe leave your results in...
September 16th, 2011 | Across the Universe, Featured | Read More

Latrines

Latrines
This is a bit self-serving, but I’m always excited to find opportunities to give to organizations or causes that give me the chance to see the fruit of my resources or efforts in a tangible way. I thought I would share with you a way that Burnsiders, should you feel so moved, can vastly impact...
July 13th, 2011 | Columns, Part of the Solution | Read More

Across the Universe – May 20, 2011

Across the Universe – May 20, 2011
Below are a few internet finds from the week that I thought were worth a look: An important post for us creative types (that would be all of us) on discipline. This doesn’t have much to do with anything, and it’s old. But I liked it. I got totally sucked into the rest of the blog and the...
May 20th, 2011 | Across the Universe, Editorial, Featured | Read More

Across the Universe: May 13, 2011

Across the Universe: May 13, 2011
Here’s this week’s installment of Across the Universe: Did you catch the Rally to Restore Unity? If not, check out this recap. What economic recovery? Giving is down and more people are reportedly personally affected by the economy in “a major way” than when the crisis first...
May 13th, 2011 | Across the Universe, Featured | Read More

Across the Universe: May 6, 2011

Across the Universe: May 6, 2011
Bin Laden’s death was the big news from the week, and some Burnsiders reflected on what the situation. Here were a few other things I thought were worth sharing from the week: What college could’ve been? Picking apart Sam Harris. Reflecting on the ordinary. Should John Paul II be up for...
May 6th, 2011 | Across the Universe | Read More

Across the Universe: April 22, 2011

Across the Universe: April 22, 2011
Earth Day and Good Friday. An appropriate coincidence if you ask me. Here a few things from around the interwebs that I thought you might appreciate this week: WWJD for the budget debate. An interview with Nathan Foster about his relationship with his dad and the “transformative power of the outdoors.” Another...
April 22nd, 2011 | Across the Universe | Read More