Everyday Faith


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 […]


“Honey, with summer break beginning, I’ve signed you up as a weekly volunteer at the nursing home.” I’ll never forget that simple declaration uttered by my mom. Life, as this freshman […]

Count the Stars Art Print by (in)courage

Hi, lovely (in)courage friends! I’m so excited to show you some of our NEW Art Prints that are available over here and here at dayspring.com! I’m even MORE EXCITED to […]


Happy Saturday, friends! You made it through another week! We’re praying your weekend is full of rest and refreshment, with moments of joy and delight and peace. And we’re hoping […]


You stare at your baby in your arms, rocking back and forth in the room you’d imagined would be a place of solace. You’d envisioned breastfeeding as beautiful and quiet, […]


Twenty-five years ago, my mom sat on the edge of the bed and told me a story about girl who hated her brown eyes. She thought they were ugly next […]



Sep 5, 2014 by

It was just the two of us, alone in our house. My daughter had been digging out everything she’d need for her off-campus apartment, the things she had packed away […]

Crystal Stine_Encouragement & Hope

Build Up Hope

Sep 2, 2014 by

“[Christ] died for us, a death that triggered life. Whether we’re awake with the living or asleep with the dead, we’re alive with Him! So speak encouraging words to one another. Build […]