Inspirational words to uplift and encourage.

We all need encouragement. Words that put a smile on our face and give us hope. SpringUpword exists for that reason alone. Contributors share from real life and uplift readers to the source of all life -- Christ!

Mysterious Things

We have covered many miles on our “Journey to Glacier” summer vacation! Road trips to explore new areas are always an adventure. New sights and experiences induce interesting conversations and deep pondering of mysterious things! Dinosaurs We met up with a knife-buddy of Tom’s who has discovered dinosaur bones on his Wyoming ranch. Dinosaurs! Triceratops! On. His. Land. How cool…

Creation’s Life Lessons

It’s summer and many of us are going on summer vacations. From the mountains to the valleys, to the oceans white with foam, and all the way to Iceland — everyone’s photos have been amazing! I’m a fan of nature! The Bible says no one has an excuse. The creation shouts of the Creator. The creation is full of lessons…

So Many Words

I got to go visit Jake at summer camp where he’s working for the summer.¬†Camp Yorktown Bay is a little piece of heaven on earth! I’ve missed my red-headed man-child! Lucky for me, I got to meet a bunch of new little friends…the Lion’s cabin! These kids were the sweetest! Politest! They’d get me a chair. They’d pour my water.…

Lead On!

It’s Father’s Day! Some of you will claim you have the best Dad ever. A fantastic Father! A top Pop!! Some of you may be thinking, your Dad was well-meaning, but a weak influence in your life. And then there are some of you whose Dad has hurt you. Emotionally. Physically. After all these years, you’re still dealing with issues…

Names and Places

Names and places hold memories. Some are pleasant. Some are even painful. Some you try to erase. Some you embrace. All shape who you are. Cornwall:¬† My first day of school was scary. Bully boys challenging the teacher made my heart beat furiously. First rumblings of affection were cherished when pretty Miss Snyder thanked me for my gift of coconut…

Darkness Into Light

My son, Jake, and I can have some interesting conversations. Recently, we’ve debated a couple of Biblical stories. He’s mentioned on more than one occasion that he does not like the New International Version of the Bible. He prefers the good ole King James Version. The other night I was on Pinterest, pinning pins to my Christian Inspiration board. One…

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