Saving Buttons

Saving Buttons

One of my fondest memories of my childhood is playing with my Grandma Ruth’s button box. She had an old Sunshine Biscuit tin with two little girls on the front filled with old buttons carefully removed from worn-out trowsers and thread-bare dresses. Though I...
Stewardship vs. Consumerism

Stewardship vs. Consumerism

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my insatiable desire for stuff. And not just any old stuff: I want new stuff. The other day, when I was scrubbing away at the rusty brass light fixture just outside my front door, I realized that the opposite of buying new...