A Gift From Us To You: Happy 2019

From all of us in The Encouragers Family Ministry (my mum, brothers and I), and from me over here at Alethea’s Mind . . .

Many years ago, my dad dedicated our family to God with the decision to christen us The Encouragers. We became a family ministry that focused on encouraging anyone the Lord brought our way, in as many ways as the Lord led us.

One of the ways we lived out this purpose was by designing yearly calendars with messages of hope and truth, giving them out for free to anyone who wanted a copy as they were available. My dad began designing these calendars in 1997, and after he passed away in 2002, his wife and children took up the responsibility to keep the ministry alive as God gave grace. With the help of my brothers, I have designed a few of them over the years and it has been one of the highlights of my years. The best part of the assignment is keeping my ears open for the message for each year, and God has faithfully kept His part of the deal by speaking expressly to us.

Many years have seen people testify about how the message in one month or the other spoke directly to their lives and circumstances. The most recent one was a call from my mum asking me to look at the message in the month of November for 2018. I walked to the kitchen where the calendar hung and read the message and almost began to cry.

November 2018
November 2018 page


You see, in the first week of the month of November 2018, my mum returned home after eighteenth months away to undergo treatment for cancer. We never knew when she would return after she left home, but God knew that she would and when, so He sent a message to us a year ahead (as I had designed the calendar for 2018 in November 2017) and only then did it all make sense.

As we stand at the precipice of 2018, looking on at 2019, my heart is led to share with everyone the message for the coming year, as the Lord has given us, The Encouragers. You might never get a printed copy of the calendar, so I’m bringing it here, to share with this community the encouragement the Lord has placed in our hearts.

You can go ahead and download the pictures and print them if you like, or save them for your reference: this is our gift to you.

So from all of us in The Encouragers Family Ministry (my mum, brothers and I), and from me over here at Alethea’s Mind, Happy 2019 – The Year To Honour The Lord!

Calender 2019














37 thoughts on “A Gift From Us To You: Happy 2019

  1. Happy New Year, Tosin! I enjoyed learning about your family’s ministry. How gracious and giving to offer the printables. I will share this post on social media so others may have access if they wish. Looking forward to sharing more in the bloggerverse with you in 2019!

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  2. Happy New Year Tosin my good friend and to your family. The gift your family has provided for others is one that Our Heavenly Father will always remember you all for. Praising God is great and rewarding to those who bring others to him and share his wonders with them all. Love what your Dad started !!

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  3. The Lord will continue to be Who He Is. Timelessness but works with time, will also speak if only we can hear. I am grateful to God for His truthfulness towards me and my household. Ride on daughter.

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    1. Thank God for keeping His promises to us, mum. He is indeed the Father to the fatherless and the Husband to the widow. Thank you for holding on to Him. Love you, mum. πŸ’•πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’ž


  4. My dear cousin posted this and it is truly encouraging and inspirational! I was looking for a calendar for my work space, and this is it! Thank you, Kathy Wire for sharing the post and to the Encoragers for making it available what a blessing!

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    1. Awww, amazing what God is doing already. And your cousin is such a lovely encouragement to me over here, you must be so blessed to have her. I’m happy you have found this a blessing to you. Share it with others if you will. Have yourself a blessed year ahead.

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  5. This is beautiful Tosin. I live down the road from you so I expect a calendar printed for me πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. May God continue to speak to you and yours. Xx

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