Takeaway Tuesdays: Ephesians 3:20-21

Let’s dwell on another piece of Scripture. This one is from Ephesians 3, verses 20-21. Click here to download this Takeaway Tuesday FREE print.

Dreams From the Threshing Floor, Part 2

To write this specific blog post, I am taking a risk. A vulnerable risk. I only ask that you read my words with care and tenderness, and keep in mind I am still living these words on a daily basis. Last summer, I wrote on Anchored Voices a blog post titled “Dreams From the Threshing…

Takeaway Tuesdays: 1 Peter 5:7

Lovely readers, I have fallen in love … with making Bible verses into pieces of art. I am such a visual person, that I am declaring that Tuesdays are ‘Takeaway Tuesdays‘. 1-2 times a month, on Tuesdays, I am going to post a free downloadable print. Frame ’em, put them on your fridge, give one…

2016: My Year of Yes

At the beginning of the year, my dear friend Chara challenged a group of our gal pals to pray over a word for the year. I prayed, and God put on my heart “YES.” What the heck, God? That word freaked me out just a little. What was He going to ask of me this…

Waiting at Christmastime

Confession: Christy Nockel’s Thrill of Hope Christmas album has been on repeat in my car since the beginning of November. The Advent Hymn, specifically, resonates with my heart in a time of waiting. Christ whose glory fills the skies Christ the everlasting light The sum of righteousness arise And triumph o’re these shades of night…

Show Up

Let me tell you about my best girlfriends.  I have known Kristin, Jenn, Katey, Lorilyn, and Kara for 17 years. Some of these girls met earlier in life, but I happened to stumble upon these group of women when I was 14. At 14, you’re incredibly vulnerable. You are challenging the world, figuring out your opinions…

2016: My Year of …

The other day, my wise, dear friend Chara challenged a group of women I share life with to participate in a #oneword365 activity. She said, “Think and pray over one word you feel like God is leading you toward for 2016.” Activities like these always seem to scare me a little. Last year, God laid…

30 Before 30 – The Final List

Here I am, 50 or so minutes away from the end of my 20s. I don’t mean to sound all dramatic, but somehow the first sentence of this post does. I’ve accomplished quite a bit of this list. I still didn’t finish everything, and you know what? I AM OKAY WITH IT. More to look…

30 Before 30, 3 Months In

So, I am 3, er almost 4, months into my ’30 Before 30′ challenge. Some items I have already accomplished/checked off, others are a work in progress. Some I may not end up following through with … I have approximately 8 months to complete the list, so here’s hoping! I’ll re-post my list and then…

Water Your Own Grass

A few weeks ago, I went out to dessert with one of my best friends in all the world. We used to be roommates but then she met the love of her life, got engaged, then married, and I moved back home with my parents. We were sitting in a delightful restaurant, savoring our tasty…