When national media ran a story about the disabled new mother who cared for her baby with her feet, it went viral. Suddenly, Sarah Kovac - and her struggles with a rare congenital birth defect - became an inspiration to millions. Using her feet as others use their hands, Sarah lives a full life as a wife and mother as well as an author, speaker, and encourager. But as impressive as Sarah's daily life is, her journey to overcome the emotional and spiritual challenges she faced, makes her story our story. Let her story challenge you as you struggle with your own fears and concerns and find hope and healing in the arms of the One who loves no matter what.
Sarah Kovac was born with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC), a rare congenital birth defect that left her with arms that she could barely use. Growing up, she was the only one in her class with a disability, setting her apart as different and unpopular. Realizing her unique place in the world, Sarah began adapting, working to her strengths, and eventually learned to use her feet to do such activities as changing her son's diapers, making dinner, putting on makeup, and even typing on the computer--even as she grew in spiritual and emotional maturity and independence in exceptional ways.
Picked up by national news network CNN, Sarahs story went viral and she was suddenly presented with a platform from which to share her love for God. In Capable Arms
brings readers on Sarahs journey, crying with her through intense frustration and the desire to be perfect, cheering her through physical training and pain, and admiring her eventual spiritual surrender as she let go of her insecurities and let God use her . . . even her crippled arms.
Sarah brings readers face to face with their own struggles, challenges them with questions about self-worth and fear, then offers guidance, wisdom, and inspiration for finding hopeand healingin the arms of the One who loves them no matter what.
Sarah Kovac is a wife and mother whose story of thriving despite a disability has garnered national media attention and inspired thousands with a message of hope and love. She shares her personal journey of self-acceptance with audiences at churches and organizations across the country. Sarah lives with her husband and son in St. Joseph, Missouri.