Just in case you happen to have noticed, I’ve been off the air here at A Bold and Daring Spirit for a few months now. I did publish a post about two weeks ago but… I don’t consider that a true come back. Instead I call it “squeezing one in.” I would like to blame … Continue reading When Feeling Detached Means Doubting God
Have you noticed how disproportionate our fighting spirit is? We rightfully fight against abortion, for the homeless, for the needy, the unfortunate in other countries. We fight for godly leaders, freedom of speech, and for God to remain in our schools. But then we put down our boxing gloves and accept some things as the … Continue reading What Are You Assuming is Irreversible?
A few months ago I read a devotional by Corrie ten Boom in her book Each New Day that has been bouncing around in my head ever since. She tells the story of a woman who wanted to have other women over to her house to meet. Each week more and more women came. She … Continue reading Maybe it’s Time to Get Rid of Some Furniture
Hey guys! Can I be a little strange and talk about copyright law? (Don't worry, this isn't techincal business talk.) You may or may not know that I have a small, personal business called Ginger Peachy Store where I design original crochet patterns. (Read more at From Business Blogger to Christian Blogger - My Story). … Continue reading A Basket of Unpublished Designs | My Struggle with Copyright Law
Photo courtesy of Freely Photos I read the headline and sighed. “There goes another one,” I thought. While browsing an online Christian magazine in an effort to find publishers I might want to work with in the future, I became sidetracked by an article that read, “Joshua Harris Says He Doesn’t Consider Himself a Christian.” … Continue reading When Christians Disillusion Christians
Photo courtesy of Alissa Yarbrough Photography As children playing in the dark we would run through the moonlight to avoid being seen, as if the shadows would keep us safe. As grownups, there are times when we’re overwhelmed and we want nothing more than to run away and hide. Hiding from danger is how we … Continue reading How to Trust God to Protect Us
Did you know our hearts are like pitchers? Open-ended and deep inside for carrying large quantities. And it’s only use is to be filled. “Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us,” (Romans 5:5). Imagine filling a … Continue reading A Pitcher for a Heart