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I am delighted to have Carrye Burr as our #BeBoldGirl this week. Carrye is an excellent writer with truths to share about how we can all use our gifts boldly and not hold back. Make sure you check out Carrye’s …

The Place to Find Peace

Some arrive with a small bag. More often though, these men, women and children have nothing—only the clothes they are wearing.

Refugees might travel light, yet they come with heavy burdens.

Boldly Surrender

Today I welcome Michele Edwards as our #BeBoldGirl as she challenges us to give up the security of our comforts and surrender areas of our lives where we like to be in control. Welcome, Michele.

Uncertainty …

Challenging Stereotypes

“Hamid,” shouted Ernie, our team leader from Greater Europe Mission sitting in the seat behind me. “Hamid, Hamid!”

“That’s my friend,” Ernie said to me, “he’s one of the refugees.”

I stared in surprise, I had not expected to encounter my first refugee on a plane. I had not …

Stepping Out in BOLD Faith

I am thrilled to have Paula Sorrells-Beene, friend and teammate from reNEW – retreat for New England Writing, as the #BeBoldGirl this week. …

For The Least of These

I clutched slips of paper containing the names and ID numbers of four people whose applications for asylum had been processed to the next stage.

I needed to find them, quickly.

My first task on day two of working in the refugee camp on the island of Lesvos had to be completed by 9:00 …

Be BOLD To Put It Out Front

Please welcome my new friend Ginny Priz to the #BeBoldGirl series. Ginny’s story will inspire you to ask what brokenness in your life needs to be put out front so others can see your healing.  Welcome, Ginny!

Put it out …

Be Bold Enough to Trust

Kim Goodfellow is our #BeBoldGirl today, sharing how she boldly made a career change. She talks about how God  led her to do more than she imagined.  Welcome, Kim!

I managed to shut the door to my office …

Do you have a dream you are afraid will never become reality?  Our #BeBoldGirl Evonna Surrette will inspire you to move out of your comfort zone and take a bold step to make it happen.  Welcome, Evonna!

Give God A Chance To Show He Is Good

“I wouldn’t mind tasting squirrel,” my eighteen-year old son announced. We were at dinner with our neighbors and discussing the foods, some of them unusual, eaten in countries globally and regionally.

Not only did I think “yuck, not me,” but I marveled how far my boy had come. He sat …

Choosing to be BOLD When it Scares You

Wow! How would you feel getting in front of a television camera? Nervous? Read Paula Mosher Wallace’s #BeBoldGirl story as God tells her to share her story of abuse across the world. Perhaps God is calling you to step out of your comfort …

When God Says No

One request I have made to God has not been answered in the way I want.

It makes me feel like a small child who only gets to look through the window of a candy store pleading with their parent for the goodies inside.