Tag: Speak Love

Speak Love Gift Guide

If you are Santa (you aren’t. Santa is real.), then I want to be your elf. For the next few days, I want to help you. If you are going to gift one of my little books, I want to share with you some easy things that go along with the book, in case you

31 Books: Speak Love (book #3)

[Going ahead and knocking my books out so that we can catch up on the 31 books. Don’t hate. 🙂 ]   Title: Speak Love . . . . . Author: Annie F. Downs (meeeeeeee!) . . . . . What the book is about: You’ve heard, “Think before you speak” a hundred times, and probably

I’m having all the fun right now on the internet.

I just need you to know this. Here’s why. Talk about God opening a HUGE door! Amazon picked Speak Love (a TEEN CHRISTIAN book!) to be their Kindle Daily Deal. Yes, everyone at Zondervan freeeeeeaked out. Because y’all! What is God up to that He has made a way for this book about the power

13 Highlights of 2013

I find it necessary to recap my life at the end of every year. Or, close to at least. If you’ve got too much time on your hands, here is my 2007 recap and my 2008 recap. In 2009, I didn’t want to officially recap apparently, I barely survived the stress of 2010, and in


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Day 10 :: Malala

I was supposed to blog about a different speak love topic today, but when I returned home from speaking at Brentwood High School’s FCA this morning, a video clip came across my internet. I had seen some friends talking about this Malala Yousafzai girl over the last few days, but to be honest, I just

Day 7 :: Brave

Every Monday of October, I want to share with you a song that speaks directly about the power of words. Brave by Sara Bareilles is absolutely the first one that came to mind. Not only does she encourage us to say the things we need to say, but to do it even when it isn’t

Day 4 :: Lyrics

I cannot think of a finer writing style than songwriting. Truly. What a songwriter says in 35 lines it takes me 35 paragraphs and you are surely bored at the end of my rant and you’re teary by the end of the song. It’s incredible. I never appreciated lyrics much until I moved to Nashville.

October is for speaking love.

It’s that easy. That’s what this month is about. 31 ways we can speak love to the ones we know and the ones we don’t. 31 ways we can be different than the generation before us and lead the one behind us. 31 ways we can impact and change our culture. Each day will tell

Marshmallow bricks.

For starters, let me apologize for the silence the last few days. If you keep up with me on instagram, you know I spent last week in Orlando at the Youth Leader Experience and Rock The Universe. [Which, good gravy Rock The Universe has already got it’s 2014 website up and I haven’t even finished