A Haven for Broken and Hurting People

Real-Life Devotions for Imperfect People Who Love God

My mission at Courage For Today has always been to share from my heart how God has worked in my own life so that you can live a courageous Christian life. As a Christian for over 40 years, I can tell you that living a Christian Life is not easy. Deep down inside, we all want to be strong in our faith and live a Godly life, but doing so becomes so difficult with all that the World throws in our paths. As you travel along this journey called life, I know you are faced with many questions and seemingly... Read more →

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." (Galatians 6:9) Over the past several months, my wife and I have been spending weekends with my Father-in-Law to help out around his house. My Father-in-Law grew up on a farm and spent the early years of his life, with his many brothers and sisters, tending to the family farm. In his adult life, he worked to maintain his farming heritage by maintaining gardens of vegetables and fruits such as strawberries and blueberries. At this season... Read more →

"But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Psalm 6:33) I was recently at my father-in-laws house searching for some space to store additional items. I found an old storage room that was piled with years and years worth of various items. We all have those places in our homes; closets and shelves that become permanent home to things we haven't used in decades. I know in my case, I always think I may need a particular item at some point in the future, so I am afraid to... Read more →

"Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, Lord. " (Psalm 89:14) It's so easy in today's world to let "life" get you down. Each of us goes through the days, weeks, months, and years trying to make the best with what each day brings. I know there have been days in my own life where I look at events and wonder "why" or "how." I wonder how things may have turned out differently had I made different decisions. I wonder why certain things happened the way they did. Many times,... Read more →