We're Tim and Franicia White. We love the Lord and strive to please Him in all that we do! Our mission is to encourage others to do the same. We also love delicious, wholesome food, and enjoy life together as a family. Here you'll find encouragement and tools to help you on your journey to a healthy, wholesome life.

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Happy Birth Week, Franicia

I was 18 when I saw Franicia for the first time and 19 when I had the opportunity to talk to her. I never guessed that she was the woman that I would marry and have the privilege of bringing 7 children into the world with. It's now 18 years since we first spoke, 14 and a half years since we were married, and now we have 7 children!

Newspaper Article Quotes Tim's Prayer During Invocation for the TN Legislature's Joint Convention

A lot has been happening for a while especially this past week. I am posting here what I shared this morning on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Happy 2017 from Tim and Franicia

The saying, "Time flies" is used a lot, but it's so true! Time does seem to slip through our fingers if we're not very careful!

Genetics: Update on Tim's Health

I have always found it interesting that the intake forms at doctors' offices ask so much about the patients' family medical history. While I knew that I would have a tendency to experience many of the health issues that my ancestors faced, I thought that many of the medical problems that they faced were due to poor health choices or environmental toxins.

Happy Birthday, Sweetheart!

In 1 Corinthians 13 you can see how charity (love) is the most important thing above all else our earthly minds can dream of or imagine.

Bathing Our Thoughts With Thanksgiving

We have so much for which to be thankful. Life, health, family, friends, our freedoms -- all of these things are wonderful blessings from God Himself. But even more than all of these, God has not dealt with us as we deserve. He's been patient with us and merciful. On top of this, His greatest mercy is providing His only begotten Son as a perfect atonement for our sins that if we believe in Him we will not perish but "have ever lasting life."

Done Writing Two More Children's Books

Sometimes I'll start writing. Other times I'll work on illustrating.

Very rarely do I finish writing an entire children's book in one sitting, but I have. God receives all the praise for that!

How I'm Trying to Prevent DVTs and PEs

Even though I’m a relatively healthy 36-year old...I mean young man, I almost died at the end of January this year due to a clot deep in my right calf (deep vein thrombosis, or DVT) that broke up and went through my heart and peppered both of my lungs (pulmonary embolism, or PE). 

There are some things that I’ve been doing differently to prevent being hospitalized again or dying from another DVT and PE.

July 4th, 2016 - Independence Day: 240 Years Later

240 years ago, the courageous forefathers of the United States came together to declare independence from a king and a nation that was, at that time, tyrannical in their rule over the American colonies. 

Preparing Travel Food from Scratch for a Family of Nine

We've done various things for road trip meal preparations and sometimes it's a lot simpler.

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