Ann Voskamp

Unexpected Limitations - Ann Voskamp - incourage.me

In the middle of a stiff winter wind, she asks to go to the beach. That’s where she says she wants to celebrate the turning of her calendar year. To […]

Ann Voskamp - Life Turns Lovely - incourage.me

Why it happened right then, when she turned toward the stack of dishes on the counters, the squash peeling and apple cores and crusted pots, she had no idea. No […]

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I’d once met this man who nonchalantly told me this unforgettable story. This story of how he’d picked up this painting at a yard sale. And he hadn’t really thought […]

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He points a finger at me, shakes it like a wand, like a prayer, like shaking me awake. “I need to talk with you.” Gordon’s on his tiptoes, looking for […]

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Two weeks left. Two weeks of sweet corn and swimming suits and bare toes and zinnia bouquets and light like this in their hair and all the days are adding […]

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I sit before this screen like a held sparrow with her pulse pounding her whole body loud —  so scared. Scared to unbutton a bit of my skin and bare […]

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When I’m still brushing my teeth on a Sunday and the kids, all ironed and parted and combed and waiting, scuffle loud at the door, he pokes his head in […]

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So you’re on the other side of this screen right now, scanning words for something to stitch up the hairline fractures of your heart. You’re the one who keeps doing […]