About

The Basics

My pen name is Darcy Fornier (pronounced forn-yay).  I was born in 1995.  Since it couldn’t be the nineteenth century, I’m glad it was the twentieth instead of the twenty-first.  I was born in Georgia in the lovely foothills of the Appalachians and spent my first ten years there.  I lived four and a half years in Huntsville, Alabama, including a summer spent in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Then I spent five years back in Georgia.  Now I live once more in Huntsville. (We move a lot for a family not in the military.)  I graduated from my family’s homeschool in 2013, and currently stay at home to keep house, scribble, and play the piano for my church.

My Faith

Jesus Christ is my Saviour, and I daily strive to let Him be my Lord.  I have been saved “by grace through faith, and that not of myself.  It is the gift of God, not of works, lest I should boast.” (paraphrased from Ephesians 2:8-9)  I want everything I do to be for the glory of the LORD.  I desire to be a sincere “follower of the Way” (John 14:6).

My Likes

I like writing, reading, singing, playing piano and guitar, hiking, making bread, and crafting with yarn.  I love good, meaningful stories.  I love good music (and I have a lot of opinions on that).  I love spending time with my two sisters and my parents.  I’m picky about grammar, but I believe in breaking the rules for a good reason.  I am old-fashioned and not sorry for it.

My Weblog

(Did you know ‘blog’ is short for ‘weblog’?  I think that is so neat.  It’s a log, like a ship’s log, on the web.)

The name comes partly from my first name, Darcy.  I was named from Pride and Prejudice.  “Peculiar” is from one of my favorite Bible verses, 1 Peter 2:9:

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;” (NKJV)

Where is the peculiar part?  In the King James Version, the phrase, “His own special people,” is translated, “a peculiar people.”  I am a little odd, I know; but I am supposed to be peculiar.  Special.  Set-apart.  For a very good reason.

My Dream

To become a published author.  I’d love to have you follow me on the journey!

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