Melissa Michaels

It is in the unraveling of this world - (in)courage

As much as I love Christmas, I always keep it pretty simple. My goal is always to do as little as possible, while still keeping the ambience festive and joyful […]

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As we enter this season of gratitude (and prepare for a season that often clutters our lives in every way possible), this post from the archives seemed like a relevant […]

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I love this season where the leaves are turning and my heart and mind is turning back inside our home. Fall is a season when I feel like I enjoy […]

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With back-to-school approaching and summer winding down, we thought we’d share some “getting ready for fall” encouragement with this post from Melissa Michaels, which originally appeared on (in)courage in 2012. […]

Mirror

I have a lot of mirrors in my house. You might think I’m just vain, but when I step out the way I’m actually fascinated by the light they reflect. Not only […]

Hospitality

Every six weeks my hairstylist invites me to sit down as she offers me a cup of coffee. She carefully wraps a towel around my shoulders and we start talking about […]

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“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” — C.S. Lewis Do […]

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My girls are now young women, but I still love to talk with them about their life goals and offer advice now and then. A mother is always a mom, […]