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Ainsley Rose Daye Born on Tuesday, May 7th 12:27 PM 6 pounds, 5 ounces 20 inches She is a tiny thing, but she has brought a huge amount of joy! We thought our family was complete before she came… …but God knew better! We have loved the name Ainsley since the very first time  we saw the name “Ainslie” on […]

Celebrating Friendship

Sometimes the best kind of friendship is the unexpected kind. I have found this to be true my entire life. It is when I have been willing to take that first step- sometimes the painfully uncomfortable one- of introducing myself that I have found doors opening up into deep and meaningful relationships. Introducing myself to someone else is never easy. […]

A Beautiful Home…

It started when I was a little girl. I remember playing Barbies with my sisters and when I placed a table right in front of a bed, they laughed at my decoration choices. I knew then and there that I was not any good at creating a beautiful space. At least I believed that for a good part of my […]

(in)Couraged Flock~ A Group for Ministry Wives

It started 38 years ago. On a cold, January night in Pottsville, PA, a little girl was born- completing a family. She was raised to love Jesus. Her Daddy would preach every Sunday. Her Mama faithfully demonstrated how to honor God as a pastor’s wife. She was blessed and truly thankful for her childhood. But she never thought she would […]

(in)RL 2013

We sat around my dining room table- six women, a computer and a box of tissues.  There were six of us in my home, but we were part of a much larger group, joining with the (in)courage community to celebrate friendships in real life.Last year was the first year of the (in)RL (in real life) conference.  This conference was born out of […]