Category: Girls of Grace

Girls of Grace… my thoughts for 2012.

Well, I’m in love. [I know. You’re hoping it’s a boy. And at some point, I’m hoping that too. Patience, grasshopper. 🙂] Today I’m talking about Girls of Grace. I’ve done a poor job of recapping the last few events well- Eden Prairie, Grand Rapids, and Spartanburg, but let me assure you, it was not

Nutella and other things.

You know what I love about what is going on at (in)courage? I love that they have built a place where we writers can be crazy honest. So this month, I told a story about Nutella and a boy and what me and my counselor talk about. [Have I mentioned I see a counselor? I

Some things you interview me about.

So today, I think you should interview me. Ready? Go. . . . . . Hey Annie. What were you doing in Grand Rapids yesterday? Well, that’s not really what today’s post is about, but I’ll tell ya. I was getting to meet with a bunch of youth pastors that will be bringing girls to

Word Revolution.

So after three Girls of Grace events where I get to talk on how our words matter, I felt a tug. A push. A shove? Probably. Here’s what the God-shove felt like. I was standing in front of the mirror getting ready one morning, and this question scrolled across the ticker in my mind: What

The smell of steak.

So here’s a thing. At each Girls of Grace event, Chris Wheeler gives an awesome talk about boys versus men, and waiting on the right guy, and he uses the comparison of beef jerky and steak. He tells the girls to “wait for steak.” And, sorry if I’m ruining this for anyone, but he cooks

Things you need to know about Charlotte.

Recap posts. I like them. And you are welcome, I took a lot of pictures this weekend. First, let me say, I am absolutely in heaven being a part of Girls of Grace. And the Point of Grace women are so kind to me and I’m pretty sure we’re gonna be friends forever. The crew

Charlotte. A list.

Let me make a list of reasons I am excited that Girls of Grace heads to Charlotte this weekend. Everybody cool with a list? Me hopes yes. 1. This new banner. Do you love it or WHAT? I know. I’m dying with happy. Jonathan Rush designed it and it is just plain adorable. Also, it

I’m just a Mississippi girl.

I’m not really. I just wanted to quote that Faith Hill song. This weekend I head with Girls of Grace to Jackson, Mississippi and I am super-dee-duper excited. Check out the line-up for the weekend [and realize that I am surrounded by greatness. Sheesh]. [Also, you’ll get to meet Amber who you practically are friends

Phoenix: The City Without Books

Have you ever wondered what it would look like to watch me speak from a church baptistry? Me neither. But there it is —> It’s Monday afternoon and I’m awake and a productive member of society. I slept in today a bit, feeling like a No Alarm Monday was somewhat deserved. After traveling from Scotland