when the days come and go and the new year comes and goes and you really don't think twice about any of it because the 6 of you are together doing life and it's nothing noteworthy but it's all thankworthy because the blessings pile up even when it's just days and just the same days and it's just life being good.

and because keeping energetic boys occupied and not wrestling or boxing necessitates paper football and friendship bracelet making.

let love and faithfulness never leave you. bind them around your neck write them on the tablet of your heart