Sarah Dixon Young

"Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and He has become my salvation." With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.          ~Isaiah 12:2-3

Made Visible

When Dr. Ian Donald was drafted into the Royal Air Force as a medical officer in 1942, he had no idea how the Lord would use the knowledge he gained using sonar and radar.  In 1946, he was discharged from military service and awarded for his bravery during the war. He returned to practicing medicine.…

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This is the Work

Last week, my kids got vaccinations.  As the nurse set out the band-aids and calmly talked us through the process, I appreciated her efficiency and adeptness. Later that same day, my son had football practice. It was raining. The coach, who arrived before anyone else, put on his rain gear and got ready for the…

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Cultivating Meaning

As soon as I make a cup of tea, it cools and I drink it. It isn’t static. It doesn’t grow warmer nor does my cup refill itself. The modern mind suffers under the delusion that everything is improving all the time even when we have hard evidence to the contrary. I have been enjoying…

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Catalytic Converter

Yesterday, someone asked me if I was a teacher or a student. As a home educator, I can proudly answer, “Both!”

The kids and I did a science experiment this week that still has the wheels of my brain turning. In Jay Wile’s Science in the Industrial Age, he details the life and work of Jons Jakob Berzelius. In addition to exploring chemical formulas, denatured proteins, and organic chemicals, we also learned about catalysts.

Our experiment explored the behavior of a catalyst….

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The River Road

If we hurried in the morning, we would have a few extra minutes to take the river road to school.  Of the two routes, it was preferable. U.S. 1, flanked by used car dealerships and run down gas stations, was cluttered with cars and offered no enticing scenery. However, Indian River Drive wove alongside the…

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Forgiven much, Loving much

When we draw forgiveness out of Christ’s well, He satisfies our thirst and enables us to love Him with all our heart, all our soul, all our mind, and all our strength.

Sarah writes about the daily adventure of living out that love. You can find her weekly article here at Sarah Dixon Young or have it sent to your email inbox.

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“Teach me Your way, O Lord, that I may walk in Your truth; unite my heart to fear Your name.” Psalm 86:11


“In the path of Your judgments, O Lord, we wait for You; Your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul.” Isaiah 26:8


“My mouth will praise You with joyful lips, when I remember You upon my bed, and meditate on You in the watches of the night.” Psalm 63:5-6


“For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.” Philippians 2:13


Sarah has served Jesus on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North Dakota alongside her family for fifteen years. She writes about the Christian life, ministry, and her love for Jesus. You can find her articles in the Devils Lake Journal, Baptist Press, Home Educating Family magazine, and other outlets. She is the author of four books, including her latest, “In His Light.”

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Sarah Young

PO Box 395

Fort Totten, ND 58335

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