Retreat Partner Feature: Anchored Press

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Time. Just like God’s love for us, it is a constant. But how do we manage it in a life full of endless demands? It’s not easy. But . . . with God, all things are possible (Matthew 19:26). 

Just shy of two years ago, I was wrapping up my third year of running my own stationery business and I was exhausted. I was overwhelmed, overextended and unfulfilled. I knew these feelings were a warning light that I was not as close to God as I needed to be. So I took a risk and closed my online shop for a month. During that time, I prayed more, read my Bible more, fasted from things that were important to me, and most importantly, sat still long enough to listen to Him. James 4:8 says, “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.” I’m here to tell you, it works! I was intentional with my time. Making sure God got the first of me, not the last of me. Over the course of the month, I ended up writing over 100 short devotions. God gave me words and I didn’t know why. At the same time, He started stirring my heart for all of you women out there who were in my same shoes. I knew from my own experience that it was much too easy to get wrapped up in my own agenda and to-do list, than give God my time. At that moment I knew my purpose was to create a tool that gave women a place to set their priorities and focus on making God their number one priority. And that’s when He laid the big idea of the Anchored Press Devotional Planner on my heart.

The mission of Anchored Press is to bring more women into God's Word on a daily basis, and this dream mission became a reality when we launched the 2016 Anchored Press Devotional Planner last year. It was even featured on The Today Show as Kathie Lee Gifford's "favorite thing" this past Christmas season. All God and He gets all of the glory for it! What sets this planner apart from the others on the market is that it is distinctly Christian and includes Bible verses and devotions to give you a place to be still with God as you plan your day. It allows your quiet time to be just as accessible as your agenda and to-do list, giving you little excuse to miss a day with God. In addition to our flagship Daily Planner, God opened doors to add a Weekly Planner to our brand for 2017. The heart of this planner is the 52 devotions written by 52 incredible women from every stage and walk of life. You will recognize many of the contributors, Iike Christine Caine, Rachel Cruze, Jamie Ivey and Hannah Brencher, to name just a few. 

Your Anchored Press Daily and Weekly Devotional Planners are designed to keep your life organized and keep you anchored in your daily walk with God. We believe a full plate does not mean you have to sacrifice the things that have an eternal impact in your life. The heart of Anchored Press is Jeremiah 29:11, “God knows the plans He has for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Our mission at Anchored Press is to help you put God first so you don’t miss out on all He has planned for you.

To find out more visit Anchored Press here

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