When fear is no longer in control

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke This weekend, I learned there is a very real difference between fear and nervousness. As I readied myself to present my story of abuse and the red flags that I “missed,” I realized that the slight quiver running through my body was normal, regular nervousness, … Continue reading When fear is no longer in control

You were made to thrive

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke Thrive. This word keeps coming up for me in different circles. Is it the new buzz word, or does it come up for me because I need to focus on it? Thrive * verb to prosper; be fortunate or successful. to grow or develop vigorously; … Continue reading You were made to thrive

Evangelism in the Park

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke The wind picks up suddenly and blows all my name cards away from me, just as I am about to take the group shot. Like a scene out of a comedy, I take off chasing them. Two elude me, flying farther away each time I … Continue reading Evangelism in the Park

When trying again is the brave choice

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke I wasn't going to tell anyone when I started school again. I didn't want to talk about how I failed before. Which isn't exactly true, because you have to finish something before you can call it a success or failure. So, really, I've been a … Continue reading When trying again is the brave choice

Holding court in God’s royal kingdom

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke The little girl points to my tiara necklace and asks, "Why are you wearing that?" And I respond without hesitation, "Because I'm a princess. And so are you!" At four, she nods and smiles. She knows. She accepts this as truth. It won’t be long, … Continue reading Holding court in God’s royal kingdom

2014 – A Year of Brave

Consider it destiny, dharma, purpose, calling or kismet.  I call it passion.  The stuff that makes me tick, makes me joyful, fills my heart and makes my spirit soar.What is it? It is equipping,  and watching others find their voice,  while creating, and offering opportunites  for them to be released.  I have done it for … Continue reading 2014 – A Year of Brave