Stewardship

Byzconsin: Wannabe Hobbits

Byzconsin: Wannabe Hobbits

Spring in Wisconsin (once it finally warms up) is gorgeous. Many times we have thought the farm country we live in looks like what we imagine The Shire would look like. In many ways the simple, down to earth life of the Hobbits is exactly what we long for–a good book to read, a pantry full of good food, things […]

Byzconsin: Becoming Better Stewards

Byzconsin: Becoming Better Stewards

So, if you have been following our blog for awhile or know us personally, you will know that since moving to Wisconsin we have had our finances turned upside down due to a job layoff, compounded by there not being a whole lot of work in Manny’s field here in Wisconsin AND pay being much lower in Wisconsin than in […]

Lessons ­­­­­­­­From A Monastery: Poverty

Lessons ­­­­­­­­From A Monastery: Poverty

“Come, let us bless Joseph of eternal memory, * Who came to Pilate by night, * Who begged for the life of all * ‘Give me this stranger, who has no place to lay his head!’” (Sticheron from Jerusalem Matins) A borrowed tomb is where the Savior of all was laid to rest. This stranger among men was born in […]

Stewardship and the Holidays: Shopping

Stewardship and the Holidays: Shopping

    We have tried to be more intentional with our own shopping over the years. Being good stewards of what God gives us means we need to be mindful of how we use our resources. Sharing our time, talents, and treasures isn’t only about volunteer work, good deeds, and donations but also the use of these things in everyday […]

by · November 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Daily Life, Family, Stewardship
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