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 →

"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 →

I have some great memories of playing on the small farm at my Grandfathers, when I was maybe 9 or 10 years old. It wasn't a huge farm by any means, but for an old City boy like me it was something special. I can remember that he had chickens running around everywhere; fields of corn; a fishing lake; and--my favorite--the old barn. I don't think I had ever seen a real barn before, but it was everything I had imagined. Lofts of hay were everywhere. At least one horse I can remember was in the barn. There were lots... Read more →

The Lord has blessed us with a desire or need to be filled. We all have a void or emptiness that only Christ can make go away. When I accepted Christ as my savior, I became filled with Christ's love. I believe that the bible teaches us that we become a new creature in Christ. When we accept Him, our "old self" is replaced with the "new" that can only be done with God's Grace and Mercy and Forgiveness. At first, my new life as a Christian seemed a contradiction. It was very difficult for me, and still is, to... Read more →