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Singapore’s air hung like a heavy blanket. The sun desperately wanted to shine; it could only manage a pale glow.

Nearby, farmers on the island of Sumatra were using a technique called slash and burn to chop down rainforest, set it on fire, and create farmland. Smoke from the fires, carried by …

It’s Tuesday and time for another #BeBoldGirl story!  I’m happy to welcome Dawn Klinge to the blog, sharing a her story of hope and dreams. This story was originally posted in June, 2016.  Be sure to read all the way to the bottom for an update from Dawn.

“I don’t really …

I am delighted to welcome Mitzi Neely onto the blog today. Sometimes our travels don’t turn out as expected, but usually these are when we learn about and feel God’s presence the most. You’ll enjoy stepping into Mitzi’s week away with her husband and discovering what she learned.

I like …

How far is the east from the west? In my experience, twenty-four hours of travel to be exact. Or is it?

I recently traveled east to Singapore. An island known to westerners as being in the east.

Yet to some, I also live in the east—that is on the eastern seaboard of the United States. …

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2

Sometimes when we travel, where God takes our heart is more significant than where He takes us physically.  Read on as Carmen Brown shares how God used a bold decision to travel out of her comfort zone to comfort her heart. 

In 2012, I was anxiously waiting on the floor of a …

A faith-filled life does not void out hard times. Decide to walk with Jesus anyway. #BeBoldGIrl

What an honor to welcome author, speaker and life coach Carey Scott to the blog.  Enjoy Carey’s story of boldly waiting on the Lord to defend her.  This post was originally published in June, 2016.  Be sure to read all the way to the end for an update from Carey, including info about her new …

Two observations hit me when I arrive at London Heathrow airport.

The first is: I’m home.

The second is: The people.

I recently asked my dear friend, Cynthia Fantasia, to tell us the steps she has taken as she walks on her bold journey.  This post was originally published in March, 2016.  Be sure to read all the way to the end for an update from Cynthia.  #BeBoldGirl

Do you need a little push to say yes to that trip you’ve been hemming and hawing about? Then, you’ll enjoy Halee Anthony‘s advice and the humor with which she encourages you to take that vacation or day trip. This summer I am sharing what God has taught some of my friends as …

Let me introduce you to three women: Akuol, Ayen and Aguer.

Their names might be unfamiliar to us, yet these women are no different from you and me. They have cares and concerns for their families, just like we do. Their children are typical kids, just like yours and mine. Yet, their …

Boston to Manhattan is not a bad drive. In fact, it’s good.

I set off in our SUV with my three children. We stop on the way for lunch at Rein’s Deli. Not really my favorite food, but it has fame in New England, and therefore it’s one to check off.

It’s Friday. We are meeting up with my …