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(In)Courage · 3h ago

Friendship Is Worth the Fight

I am not a fighter. I’m a peacemaker by nature; a keeper of secrets; a respecter of privac...
(In)Courage · 1d ago

For Your Memorial Day: Six Ways to Find Peace in a Hectic World

Our family will visit the cemetery today. Someone from the American Legion will hand us poppies. The pastor will say a few words to those who’ve gathered. And then, we will bow our heads for...
(In)Courage · 2d ago

Sunday Scripture

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.” 1 John 3:16 NIV The Ministry of Presence I haven’...
(In)Courage · 3d ago

The Gift of Unfiltered Encouragement

Two months after my husband and I adopted our older daughter, I found myself sobbing on the treadmill in the middle of the night. We had waited so long for our sweet girl. In a short time, s...
(In)Courage · 4d ago

The Power of Seat-Saving {and a giveaway!}

We saved you a seat. How many spirits could be lifted and hearts encouraged with the offer...
(In)Courage · 5d ago

In the Middle of the Frozen Food Aisle

In the middle of Aldi’s frozen food aisle, I “did” church. Right in between the tater tots and frozen peas, I almost missed it. I’m so grateful I didn’t. Since I’ve been studying Scripture o...
(In)Courage · 6d ago

Recommeded Reads ~ Whispers of Rest: Refresh in God’s Peace & Love

Women are heroes when it comes to loving and caring for others. But, why is it so hard to give ourselves permission to rest and refresh? Why is it a challenge to take care of yourself and re...
(In)Courage · 6d ago

Finding Friendship Covered in Flour

The rich tomato and oregano aroma of fresh baked pepperoni bread wafted through the room. I breathed deeply, anticipating the first cheesy bite. Women of various ages stood around the butche...
(In)Courage · 1w ago

Confessions of a Contributor

My stomach is creaking and groaning like planks in an old wooden porch. I am restless fing...
(In)Courage · 1W ago

The Struggle of Being Blessed

I sense the Holy Spirit telling us, “Not now. Dwell in the blessings. Enjoy your promised land.” You see, I’ve been ready to start unleashing the ideas and vision God has for our little farm...