Joy

Proverbs 22 - incourage.me

More than once my exasperated mother said, “Someday, I hope you have a daughter just like you.” I always wondered if such words were a veiled threat—or an unspoken confession. […]

Expect Jesus - Sarah Markley - incourage.me

Two years ago we spent Christmas with my sister-in-law and family in England. Then we spent the New Year holiday in Northern Ireland with some friends. We explored the countryside, […]

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In Pursuit

Dec 2, 2014 by

It was right then that I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. […]

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It had been a long, dispiriting day. Week. Month. Season. That night the air in my bedroom was close and still — and I suddenly felt claustrophobic. I grabbed my Book […]

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Oftentimes, in the rough places of life, I figuratively pack up my bags and hike down a steep, winding road of despair. And I camp out there. Five years ago, […]

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Always

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 […]

Buy The Best Yes and help a kiddo with special needs!

A few years ago, I had the amazing privilege to meet BJ. He was sitting in the row in front of me on a flight and made sure to welcome […]

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A thousand days passed between the news of a brain tumor at age seventeen and the joy of true healing. Just one year after being emotionally broken by community, I […]