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Welcome to Encouraged by Design! It’s is my hope that my blog will bring inspiration and encouragement to your day.  There’s plenty of beauty to be found — you just have to have eyes willing to see! Peace and grace to you all, my friends.

Welcome to Encouraged by Design! It’s is my hope that my blog will bring inspiration and encouragement to your day.  There’s plenty of beauty to be found — you just have to have eyes willing to see! Peace and grace to you all, my friends.

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Be Kind

I left Facebook back in January due to the anger and arguing and haven’t been back. I  dislike that we are no longer kind or civil to each other. Whatever happened to, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it?” I think it’s time we reclaimed our kindness to one another. Jesus …

Reset!

Sometimes we need to just hit the reset button and take a timeout. That’s what my husband and I did a few weeks ago. We took a trip to Nice, France. It was a wonderful trip! The French people were so kind and welcoming! I thought I’d share a few of my favorite photos. Since …

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