Sara Armstrong was born in Chicago, Illinois. Sara joined the Peace Corps in 1966 for two years of adventure. She married a Ugandan in 1968, and began a journey through the terror and chaos of Idi Amin Dada. Sara lived as ordinary Ugandans lived giving her a unique view of the destruction of a thriving nation. After returning from Uganda, she was widowed and threw her energies into raising two children, taking care of her aging parents and participating in local politics. She helped to incorporate and served as the first Mayor of the Town of Shorter, Alabama when developers threatened her community. Her book The Shattered Pearl, is an account of her time in Africa. Sara has a Masters Degree in Religious Education. She is a much sought after motivational speaker and has been featured at a variety of events for business, religious, community and volunteer organizations across the nation. Sara is the founder of faithteacher.com that provides practical lessons for daily living.