The Anchor Holds Shop is now live!

Yep! You read correctly: The Anchor Holds (TAH) will now be selling merchandise to complement the blog. As many of you know, our mission is to “Spread Hope One Word at a Time” and one of the ways we choose to do this is through inspirational apparel and accessories! Hence why we have the ANCHOR…

Compartments II

Welcome back beautiful people! If you can recall from the first part, Compartments, we were stripped clean and challenged to be our best, vulnerable self. Well, 2 years later, we are doing just that and more! In celebration of our 2nd Year Blogiversary, I present to you another level of vulnerability in Christ. Be blessed…

Christmas Worship Songs 🎄🎶

Hello Beautiful People!! I am so glad that you are here. I’ve truly missed you and I apologize for being away for so long. This year has been rough, but I am grateful that we are finishing strong!! We’ve experienced the COVID-19 pandemic, grief and loss, confusion, virtual lifestyle changes, doubt, anxiety, depression, and a…

Clothing Line – Racial Injustice Poem

Hung out to dry We are finally seen We’ve been crying out for help. NoAttention?NoAwareness?NoExposure.Mmmm more like: Change! Calling out for you to see the pressure binding us on each side, in each aspect, in each regardThe systemic oppression Felt in class rooms, jail cells, hospital beds, even in the wombThey say diamonds are made…

Walk with the Fire- Message (Racial Injustice)

Hello Beautiful People! 💜 I gave a word today on my church’s teleconference line (Spiritual Life Faith Healing Ministries). Our world is upside-down right now due to the turmoil and unrest of our black people. No Justice, No Peace! In the same manner, No Jesus, No Life. As believers, we must use our voice to…

The Anchor of my Soul

They say hope is the anchor of the soul  What hope? What soul? I dig deep within myself to find said hope  Some days, I come alive Other days, I come up short I look around and I see fantasies of life The comparison life The life I want, not need So hard to get…

Fear is a Liar

Fear. One word, four letters. So little, yet so powerful. It whispers in my ear sweet–no sour–nothings Anything to stop me from being who I’m called to be “There’s nothing special about your story.” “People have been through worse” “You aren’t a good writer.” “You aren’t a good speaker.” “Who will hear you?” “People will…

Live Again

Much like arteries clogged with cholesterol, The heart can be clogged with hurt, pain, doubt, and fear When the heart is strained The pain gets worse You can’t seem to catch your breath But symptoms go away after a few moments  No, it’s not quite a heart attack It’s a spasm It’s squeezing the life…

Hungry For More

inspired by “Hunger” by David and Nicole Binion & “The Isaiah Song” by All Nations Worship Assembly Atlanta There’s a hunger A hunger so deep  Growling and rumbling  Reverberating the sound of emptiness  Feeding on everything that isn’t good for me  I’m bloated,  Bloated with gluttony  I’ve feasted on lies, doubt, and defeat.  I devoured…