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Why the Battle for Joy is Worth It

The words for all of this beauty on #TheFarmHicksAdventure is coming. But for today, I’m over here at (in)courage – “Why the Battle for Joy is Really Worth It”…  …


Why You Really Should Smile Right Now #SmileProject

When a nurse calls early and says she has the results of the chest x-ray, I’m standing in the kitchen. A kitchen of muffin tins and cracked eggs and two…

Children, Family, INcourage, Mothering Prayer

A Prayer for a Daughter

    Over here today…    and I really need to connect with you over there & what’s going on in your heart      

Family, INcourage

When You Want to Live Your Best Life?

‘Idon’t have much time left, really.” My father’s voice on the other end of the line reminds me of my grandfather’s. It’s been nearly ten years since I heard that…


When the Negativity & Pessimism are Getting to You

My Grandma Ruth, she ever only saw a cup one way. Didn’t matter if the tea’d been poured out or if the sky’d tipped over or the tap was still…

INcourage, Refiner's Fire

When You feel like Pulling Your Hair Out…

“This is the order of love: First love is patient. And patience is first a willingness to say thanks in suffering.  Patience in the moment only comes from gratefulness for…

Faith, INcourage, Prayer, Refiner's Fire

A Prayer for the Broken Hearted

The best way to tend to your open wounds is to open your arms. Out-loving is the only ointment that healed anything. : : We’re over here today…