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Hello There!

It's been a while since we've last talked.  It seems like years, although it's only been months...but we've gotta say, we've missed you!  We hope you've missed us too. Our world has been crazy over the last several months.  Tim...

My One Word For 2017

I'm sure you've seen it...everyone's picking a word for the new year.  Or maybe they're picking a phrase, a Scripture, or something else.  You can decide for yourself if you're going to participate and what you'll go with - maybe...

My Kids Got Everything They Wanted for Christmas and We Didn't Go Broke

Christmas is such a fun time of year.  I look forward to it year after year and Consuela and I try to be intentional about making memories with our kiddos that will hopefully last a life time. This last Christmas...

Guest Post - Kelly Delp's Blog

Earlier this week, Consuela had an article on Kelly Delp's blog.  Kelly is currently a missionary to Paris, France and writes articles that are focused on life in the ministry - specifically from a woman's perspective.  Kelly is smart, funny,...

Racism, A White Guy's Perspective

I remember the first time I heard the "n" word.  I was young and still in my elementary days, I believe.  My family was on our way to a much-needed vacation.  We were driving down the road in a town...

The 2 Words We Often Need to Hear More Than Any Other

There are lots of things I strive for in life... Raise healthy kids Have a strong marriage Continuously grow in my faith and my relationship with God Create friendships Be a person who makes my community a better place to...

Guest Post - MarriedPeople

Earlier this week, I (Tim) had a guest post over on the blog for the MarriedPeople ministry.  If you're not familiar with MarriedPeople, it is a resource that exists to help equip churches to have a marriage ministry strategy.  It's...

The Harsh Reality of "Mom Tribes"

There's this new term out there for women.  It's in all the latest blogs and everyone's writing about it, talking about it and trying to find it.   It's the tribe!   On the surface it sounds awesome. It's a...

When You've Been Left Out...

I'm extrovert!  I love being around people.  I actually NEED to be around people.  Being around people energizes me!  Although the problem I'm getting ready to write about probably affects extroverts more, it's a problem for introverts too...so don't skip this...

The Truth Behind Gorillas and Parenting

We have all heard about the tragic incident at the Cincinnati Zoo.  My heart breaks for the mom and child. l can't imagine the pure horror that that they felt.  As far as the gorilla; I hate to see one...