16 Thoughts on 16 Years

Wow! It’s been a long time since we’ve written a blog post. Summer got busy with children going here and there between camps, church activities, and our family vacation.  Somewhere in the midst of all of that chaos, we celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary. It’s been an amazing journey, but God’s faithfulness has overshadowed our own human weaknesses and sustained us through many trials and…

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The Undervalued Encourager

The other day, I (B.) was in Walmart, and the elderly gentleman who was ringing up my groceries asked if he could make a personal observation. Confused, I nodded, and he proceeded to tell me that I had a lovely smile. He thanked me for sharing it with him. Now I always feel as though I am socially awkward and not outgoing enough, so that…

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Contentment

But godliness with contentment is great gain. ~ 1 Timothy 6:6 I (B.) was recently convicted (again!) with this verse.  I think contentment is one of the hardest virtues to attain especially for Americans.  Our entire marketing system is based on the sad reality that no one ever thinks they have enough.  And authors are not immune from the pull of discontentment. We are bombarded…

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