En-Courage Someone Today



[en-kur-ij, kuhr] 
–verb (used with object), -aged, -ag⋅ing.

1. to inspire with courage, spirit, or confidence: His coach encouraged him throughout the marathon race to keep on running.
2. to stimulate by assistance, approval, etc.: One of the chief duties of a teacher is to encourage students.
3. to promote, advance, or foster: Poverty often encourages crime.

1400–50; late ME encoragen < AF, MF encorag(i)er. See en- 1 , courage

en⋅cour⋅ag⋅er, noun
en⋅cour⋅ag⋅ing⋅ly, adverb

embolden, hearten, reassure. 2. urge; support, aid, help.

discourage, dishearten.
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About Kristina

52 year old Christian lady, knitter, bible collector, crafter, little business owner, thrill seeker (only when shopping at thrift stores for tremendous bargains) my animals servant, a child of God, saved, redeemed and trying to be joyful in a fallen world.

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  1. you and yours encouraged me greatly by your visit this month..in a hundred little ways. thank you. DM
    ~Ditto, DM, I’m waiting impatiently for next year!

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