I think perhaps one of the hardest tests of faith are prayers that go unanswered. We pray for hard hearts to soften, impossible relationships to mend, health to be restored, future plans to be realized, even to find the right man and have a family. As time goes by it can become easy for us … Continue reading When Old Prayers Go Unanswered
Hello again everyone! Welcome back to A Bold and Daring Spirit this new year. I have made a lot of plans and exciting goals to put into action this year, which I hope to talk more about soon. But unfortunately, I was hardly a few days into the new year when my eagerness quickly turned … Continue reading The Key to a Successful Year
As an avid crocheter, I spend most of my TV time with a project in hand. Both because I love to crochet and because it makes me feel like I am making the most of my time. However, at the same time I can be so caught up in my crocheting, especially when designing more … Continue reading Being All There This Christmas
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 … Continue reading A Basket of Unpublished Designs | My Struggle with Copyright Law