Happy 16th Birthday Heistheway

Happy 16th Birthday Heistheway

Oh, Heistheway! Happy 16th Birthday, dear daughter! We’ve showered you with blessings today — telling you how much and why we love you so much and reminiscing about many special memories including the days leading to your waterbirth at home. You’re a beautiful and amazing young woman with a heart whose love for God and others shines forth with compassion, grace, and beauty! You’ve made our lives richer in countless ways, and we’re thankful to the Lord that He chose us to be your parents and family.

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Not Ashamed of Our Country and Flag

We are USNA alumni (Gold Star Granddaughter) and an American military family of ten who are not ashamed of our country and flag. Happy Independence Day and may God bless the USA! 😊🇺🇸

(📷 Tim & Franicia White) (📷 America Henry Photography)

After Lieutenant commander timothy “sheriff” White’s change of command ceremony as outgoing commanding officer from NOSC Chattanooga in 2017 at Chattanooga’s TIvoli TheAter (phOtography by: America Henry)

July 4, 2019 - Standing as a Military familY with our hands over our hearts As our (American) flag is raised to our national anthem (the star spangled banner) near our home 🇺🇸 (Photo by: TIm & Franicia White)

17 Years - A Marriage Prayer

17 Years - A Marriage Prayer

17 years sounds like a long time. Tragically, the average length of marriages in the US is only 8.2 years according to census data. Woohoo! We have more than doubled the national average! (That’s actually sad to write — I wish that we were up to only ⅓ of the nation average. How wonderful would that be? May the Lord grant repentance and healing in our nation and society that marriages would be sacred and long-lasting!)

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Time: Managing Our Most-Precious Commodity

Time: Managing Our Most-Precious Commodity

I was being honest, but I was also being overly optimistic. For years, I thought that I was alone in underestimating how long projects would take for me to finish. I’d often be frustrated when I didn’t accomplish all that I wanted to in a day. Because of my frustration, I was often tempted to “wing it” rather than be very deliberate about my time management.

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Bathing Our Thoughts With Thanksgiving

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."

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