Welcome to Daily Encouragement!

Hi, I’m Charlene Notgrass. I was born a long time before you, way back in 1953. I loved homeschooling — once I learned how to make homeschooling who our family was instead of something I carried around like a big, heavy burden every day. From the lessons God has taught me, I offer you daily encouragement.

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You Fit in with Us

My friend Susan introduced Ray and me to her loving, giving, heroic friend Margie and Margie’s sweet sister Robbie. When Robbie became unable to live alone, she and Margie moved in together. Now Margie takes tender care of her 90-year-old…

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The Roses on the Hillside

When Ray and I pulled up to Dollar General on Sunday night, I noticed these pretty roses on the hillside at the back of the parking lot the store shares with a small office strip. I don’t know if these…

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Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts® is a peer-support group for patients and their families. A cardiologist founded the organization in 1951. The chapter in nearby Cookeville, Tennessee, provides churches (and other organizations as well, I think) free Automated External Defibrillators when at least…

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