Welcome to “Inspired to Encourage!” If you are looking for encouragement in everyday life, or you simply want to share the journey, then you are in the right place. This site is all about being real, being encouraging, and pursuing God, all while doing life together.
Well, it’s been quite the year! The “school year,” which I mostly intend to follow for now in our homeschool, is not over yet, but the change of seasons has made me reflective all the same. Many parts of our studies are slowly wrapping up, and I’ve been shifting the focus in some topics as … Continue reading Whatever I’m Doing, It’s Working
I’ve been contemplating the theme of unexpected joy for a couple of weeks now, and I really wanted to write about something profound, something beautiful. I kept my eyes peeled for a magical moment in nature, noticing the one tree left in our neighbourhood with brilliant red leaves amidst all the gray dreariness that has … Continue reading Winter Joy
I sit in the window seat in my living room, and let the afternoon sunshine wash over me. I close my eyes and feel the warmth sink into my skin. I open them, and simply stare outside, taking in the blue sky, the white clouds, the last shivering yellow leaves still clinging to the trees … Continue reading Every Good Gift
Well, this is it. The moment we’ve been contemplating and planning for a few years now. We have officially started homeschooling! Yep — that was the intro to this post that I’d typed… over a month ago. Proof of the fact that the homeschooling life is a busy one! But I truly am enjoying it. … Continue reading Here We Go!