Anchors away!!

This year 2017 has been an anchoring year for me.

Since March of this year the word anchor as well as its imagery became such a reminder of the things I discovered relative to it.

It was on a trip in March that I purchased a leather bracelet that I had engraved with “Faith ⚓Hope” to only go on a discovery that what I had enscribed was almost scriptural. The very next day in my timeline I saw “Hope Anchors the Soul” that resonnated with me.

In Hebrews 6:19 is where anchor is found in the word of God that just confirmed so much. I began to study anchors and their function and their symbolostic meanings. Like for example mariners use anchors as a symbol of faith as it has the appearance of a cross.

Anchors are used to keep vessels stable in turbulence or just in a place of resting to keep from going off course. This anchoring information became a way to affirm my faith and reaffirm when things go bad.

Sometimes we just need a little reminder that God is with us in the storm he is our good father and shepherd. Sometimes we have to change inwardly to be able to see even a small amout of the goodness of God. He shall supply all our need according to his riches in glory. I thank Him for all he has provided unto me so far in life.

My permanent reminder(tattoo) that change is good, especially when it is to anchor into the ultimate source of life.

~Love Life ~ Live Life~ 😍

~Cynthia

Tattoos…

Quite a controversial topic for the Christian community.

I happen to be a follower of Christ and I also happen to have two tattoos. I have found so many different reactions to this that it was a must share.

Before I got even one tattoo, those people came off as bad, rugged, rebellious, dark, etc. Over the years the stigma behind tattoos has mellowed some and become a common place thing where most anyone you meet now has atleast one.

In the Christian world they can be viewed still as rebellious and/or even gateways for evil. For in the Book of Leviticus it was stated that we should have no markings on our bodies. Come on, how many times has that been textually preached in regards to tattoos. Every time I hear a message of the subject its in there atleast once if not several times.

I had it shared with me once that Jesus told the people to go and sin no more. Which is true He did say that. But, look at it a little more closely, had the full measure of grace come yet? Had he gone to the cross for our sins yet when he was walking and healing and delivering people…No not yet!

He came cause He knows we fail and continue to fail. He can still say go and sin no more, but last I checked we will not ever be perfect. Thats why He was to give His sinless life for ours full of sin. We can say God I know I failed and help me and grace is there. No, im not saying to continually sin and do wrong things, by far that is not the point of this. I want to shed some light on tattooed christian community.

What if God has been working on the heart of someone fully covered in tattoos and they come into church to surrender their life to God. Will they be told to leave that they should have done that before they was all marked up in their bodies! Jesus knows the heart the body will perish and return to dust when life is all said and done.

God accepts us for who we are in all aspects no matter our age, height, weight, personality, or if we have marks on our bodies. If we are to love one another as we do our own self then we need to find some acceptance for people, if we find ourself looking to be accepted.

~ Love Life ~ Live Life ~

~Cynthia 😍

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