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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Growing Anywhere

I am amazed at plants. The variety God created seems to be endless: tall saguaro cacti, tiny yellow buttercups, giant California redwoods, little purple violets. Plants are strong, too. Have you seen a sidewalk that is uneven because tree roots…

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