Puzzle of the Week #167 - Anagrhymes

It’s been a while since I made a word puzzle, so here is one I hope you’ll like:


Via a series of steps, change from one word to another, firstly changing to an anagram of the previous word, secondly to a word that rhymes with the previous word, and subsequently alternating between the two types of changes.

For instance if you wanted to change from CHAR to CHARM you could change CHAR to ARCH (anagram), then ARCH to MARCH (rhyme), then MARCH to CHARM (anagram).

Can you change from THING to PRIEST: