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Sarah Arthur

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Sarah Arthur is a fun-loving speaker and the author of numerous books, ranging from popular devotionals to serious explorations of faith and literature. She is a twenty-year youth ministry veteran who speaks around the country on the role of imagination and narrative in spiritual formation. Her first books were the bestselling, award-winning youth devotionals "Walking with Frodo: A Devotional Journey through The Lord of the Rings" and "Walking with Bilbo: A Devotional Adventure through The Hobbit" (Tyndale). She also blends two genres in what she calls devotional memoirs, including "The One Year Coffee With God" and her most recent, "Mommy Time: 90 Devotions for New Moms" (also with Tyndale). Her ninth book is "Light Upon Light: A Literary ...more

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Walking with Frodo: A Devot...

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Walking with Bilbo

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Dating Mr. Darcy

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Walking Through the Wardrob...

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Light Upon Light: A Literar...

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At the Still Point: A Liter...

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The One Year Daily Grind

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Dear fans & fellow readers,


Greetings from snowy southern Michigan! Not sure this weekend was much of a “spring forward”–more like a stumble in generally the right direction–but at least the days are getting longer. I hope this note finds you all well.


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As many of you know, my latest book is now out in the world, The Year of Small Things: Radical Faith for the Rest...

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“If only life were more on the scale of Orlando Bloom taking down the giant Oliphaunt in The Return of the King rather than the usual, tedious mall-crawl with the Abercrombie crowd! We often wish the daily grind held a greater resemblance to all those fantasy worlds we’ve come to love, don’t we? In our more desperate moments, we’re tempted to walk smack into pillars at subway stations, just to see if we end up at Platform Nine and Three-Quarters. And which of us, at some point in our not-so-distant childhood (yes, let’s be honest!), hasn’t pushed aside the coats in a closet, hoping to find an entrance to another world?”
Sarah Arthur, Walking Through the Wardrobe: A Devotional Quest Into the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

“And that’s what we’re truly longing for. On those weekends when we’re suddenly gripped with the urge to watch all three extended editions of The Lord of the Rings, what we really want, deep down inside (besides therapy), is the assurance that there is a realm someplace where evil has been conquered once and for all.”
Sarah Arthur, Walking Through the Wardrobe: A Devotional Quest Into the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; which means that if the rest of us want to get close to God, we seek them out-not because of what we could possible offer them, as if we're the spiritual first responders on the scene to save the day, but because we recognize how much they have to teach us about who God really is." -Quoted by Sarah Arthur, Author of The One Year Daily Grind.”
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83446 Hobbit Q&A with Sarah Arthur — 13 members — last activity Jan 06, 2013 01:14PM
The award-winning author of "Walking with Frodo" and "Walking with Bilbo" welcomes your questions about faith and literature as the Hobbit movie premi ...more
100359 Mommy Time Q&A with Sarah Arthur — 1 member — last activity Apr 10, 2013 01:05PM
New mom Sarah Arthur answers questions about her recent devotional memoir "Mommy Time: 90 Devotions for New Moms" (Tyndale House Publishers, April 201 ...more



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