Lisa-Jo Baker
About the Author

Lisa-Jo is the best-selling author of Never Unfriended and Surprised by Motherhood. Her newest book, The Middle Matters: Why That (Extra)Ordinary Life Looks Really Good on You invites us to get a good look at our middles and gives us permission to embrace them.

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  1. I subscribed too…but you too are in my bookmarks under “Blogs I Read”! Happy Birthday! Now, uhh, can we go back to the cupcakes? 😛

  2. I subscribed – and I thought I already was subscribed – but wasn’t.
    enjoying the 30 day thing. Thanks for this blog and what you do!

  3. I am already subscribed, but I referred my sisters. I hope they enjoy this blog as much as I do!

  4. I subscribed too…but I do check the blog daily also…will the emails be any different? Hmmm..I guess I will find out?

  5. I guess I’ve never noticed the subscribe feed. Duh! You all are at the top of my blogroll and you’re my first stop everyday!
    Love you girls!

  6. I’ve been a happy (in)courage subscriber for a couple months now! Not a day goes by that I don’t read your posts and find great encouragement from them! I just recommended you to a friend yesterday! (can’t help myself!)

  7. Me too! I miss my sister – I live in North Carolina and my sister lives in Washington State. I tried posting yesterday, but didn’t get thru…hopefully today works.
    thank you for the daily incouragement.

  8. I have to share…yesterday was my birthday. I got this email that said “It’s your birthday” and I was all wondering HOW does (In)Courage know it’s my birthday?? Well then I read on. I share (In)Courage’s birthday!!! How fun!. Oh also my name is Melinda so when I saw who one that great necklace from yesterday I got so excited (Lol I didn’t enter yesterday’s contest so duh!) Anyway I may just buy that great necklace as a bday present to me. Thanks . I love this site. I get emails and am sharing with friends!!

  9. I’m a current subscriber and referred a fried of mine recently. Love the daily posts – always so REAL and timely.
    Thank you – keep it up.
    There’s not a single person that doesn’t need encouragement.

  10. I subscribe of course!!!! But I have referred you on facebook!! And all my friends through email hroughout this last year! Y’all are awesome!!

  11. I love coming everymorning to get my daily dose of encouragement…thanks so much for being here:)

  12. I just want to tell you that I love (in)courage. I feel a little bit like the old lady of the beach house (53), but that’s okay. I don’t have a blood sister, so the women in my life are automatically part of my sisterhood. I may not “know” you, but I’m grateful for you all.
    Thanks for being here.

  13. I just signed up to rec. your e-mails and am so happy to do so. I love reading your website every day. Thanks for the encouragement and inspiration. 🙂

  14. Hi, my name is Jan,and i have had breast cancer.I have just finished my last round of chemo.I had 8 rounds.Through it all,i found out how many friends i really have,and i made many new friends.My daughter was there for me every single chemo,She sat in that hospital room with me all day.Chemo last about 5 hours.She has helped me with my son who is 21 and autistic,her brother.she has helped me around the house,and she is married and has 3 young kids of her own to take care of.I am giving you her e-mail address because she needs encouragement as well,since she has marriage problems.I have forwarded her many incourage e-mails to her and she really likes them.Her e-mail address is Thank you.sincerely,Jan Traylor

  15. I subscribed! Now there is no way to miss your posts since you are also on my blog. 🙂 Thanks for doing this and being such an awesome ministry!

  16. I love the encouragement and lessons I get from reading In(Courage)’s blog posts. You’re bookmarked on my Reader and now I’m subscribed by e-mail!

  17. Already subscribed, of course! LOVE all you sweet (in)courage girls! If any of you sell for BLESSINGS UNLIMITED, I’m interested and would like more info – can you contact me please? agoodwin2010 (at) gmail (dot) com. Thanks!

  18. I subscribed, I keep up via facebook, and the blog, but will now also keep up via email too! I’m gettin all kinda connected now…Thanks!

  19. I just found this site a few days ago and ? {love} it! Thanks for the daily {in}couragment! Just signed up to subscribe to posts. 😉

  20. I love your website!! I just subscribed for the email updates. Thank you for all your (in)couragement! 🙂

  21. I love (in)courage! I subscribed to receive emails! YAY me!!
    Thank you for what you bring to my day!
    Love and blessings to you all!

  22. i subscribed – but I already follow in my blog reader/dashboard also! 😉
    dayspring/in(courage) has so many good things – words of encouragement, amazing ladies, lovely products (that I so have a wish list for.) =)

  23. I have two sister’s that live about 1-2 hours away depending on traffic. I am the oldest and the mother figure to them. I miss them, and when we get to spend time together it is a warm, comforting feeling that delights my heart and makes me wish I could freeze the time.
    I have been so blessed to make a great friend and sister in Christ just a few blocks from me. I am also introducing her to (in) courage.
    Thank for the blessing of community in Jesus and your desire to include all who love Him.

  24. I subscribed by e-mail, and I was referred by Janis @ Open My Ears, Lord.
    P.S. I can’t believe I wasn’t already a subscriber!

  25. I’m a subscriber and I start each morning by reading your words of encouragement before I do anything else! Such a wonderful way to start my day!
    Thank you so much!

  26. All signed up to receive the emails ~ thanks for offering this framed print ~ I’ve got the perfect place for it. Hope I’m picked!

  27. I subscribed! I already visit daily, but now I’m official. 🙂
    Thank you so much, (in)courage, for encouraging *me*!

  28. I totally subscribe by email and it is one of the highlights of my day! And I tell my friends about it all the time!

  29. I’m probably too late, but I signed up and told several friends about you. And reminded a few too! 🙂 Love you guys! You in courage me so much! 🙂

  30. I subscribed!! I, too, thought I had already subscribed, but I was wrong. Read the blog daily or more frequently. Am so blessed by all of you wonderful women. Thank you!!

  31. I am already a member, but just signed up 2 friends! I’m always sharing with every girlfriend on e-mail or FB anyway!
    Love all the posts!

  32. i’m already a subscriber but i’m always referring people to you guys. i love the daily posts i get to my email! always a bright spot in my day! 🙂

  33. I subscribed today for a chance to win that beautiful gift. I also subscribed because I like this blog!!!!