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.

Read more about my journey.


You Okay?

I am very grateful for the time our family was all together for the Christmas holidays. Our house is quiet—and a bit lonely—this morning, but it is filled with good memories of our time together. We are missing the happy…

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Daily Decisions

On this day forty-eight years ago, I made one of the best decisions I have ever made. I married Ray Notgrass. I had been twenty-one years old for twenty-five days and a college graduate for seven. I was not old…

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