One year for Christmas, a friend of mine included something beautiful in her gift for each of her friends: a personalized, handwritten prayer over the coming year. My friend Julie was so moved by the gesture—a prayer she could carry with her and reread—that she started doing it for others. After ... Read More about How to get started with writing out your prayers
Stunned, I scrolled down my computer screen, eyes flying as I quickly read the words. Clicking back to a previous screen, I reread the Bible verse I’d been focusing on that morning: Let us then approach God's throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in ... Read More about Studying the Bible One Verse at a Time
Welcome to February! Here at Anchored Women, we've decided to choose themes for each month in 2021! We're crafting special articles and emails for you to focus on this theme, so that hopefully by the end of the month, you'll feel encouraged and equipped in that area! This month's theme? Bible ... Read More about Welcome to February! Let’s talk BIBLE STUDY!
Surveying the freezer basket’s contents, I noted three bags of stir-fry vegetables, two large bags of cauliflower rice, and three bags of zucchini noodles. Marking them on my sheet, I rubbed my hands together for warmth and moved the basket aside to continue on to the next area of the freezer. It ... Read More about One Simple Way to Spend Less on Groceries this Month
I was mid-sentence during a Zoom call when I heard it: A swishing, swirling noise that sounded like waves crashing or buckets of water sloshing inside a bathtub. Or a toilet. Trying to maintain a calm facade, I quickly looked for the phone, frantically switching off the notifications. Too ... Read More about Our five FAVORITE apps to help you create healthy habits!
The beginning of the year is the time when we all make our book lists, right? All that healthy optimism about how much we're going to read. Ha! I rarely reach my reading goals, but I always make my lists! Today I'm sharing the BEST 4 books I read in 2020, in case you want to add them to your 2021 ... Read More about The best books I read in 2020 (and my book list for 2021)!
Welcome to January, friends!!! And 2021!! I'm so thrilled for a new year, and just PRAYING that this year is much, much better than the last, for all of us. Here at Anchored Women, we've decided to choose themes for each month in 2021! We're crafting special articles and emails for you to focus ... Read More about Welcome to January! What’s new for Anchored Women in 2021!
The table was set. The tree was lit. Dinner was ready. Twenty of us gathered in our Christmas best at my brother’s house. We drove four hours with three small kids to celebrate with our family of twenty: grandma, grandpa, uncles aunts and cousins. Nat King Cole hummed as we sat around the table ... Read More about When Your “Perfect Christmas” Turns Into a Dumpster Fire