Behind Our Name
There once was a man who put words to a poem, “Good Timber” that are a perfect representation of life, struggles, of work and the rewards that come from such. It paints the picture that nothing comes free, let alone cheap - at least nothing of value. They are words that affected us. Both individually and as a couple.
by Douglas Malloch
We all have struggles, challenges and obstacles to overcome in this life here on earth. I do not know a single person who is exempt from such. Chris and I feel that each hardship can become an opportunity to learn and grow – to become more like who we want to be – to become stronger – to stand taller. They teach us to never quit. Never lose heart. Never lose hope. Keep trying. Keep learning. Keep growing. Keep believing.
That being said, our furnishings will be representative of 2 things: First, the physical struggles, sacrifices, growing pains and heartbreaks that no doubt accompany every small business and their owners. Yet, here we are. We are still here and will still fight for our future and dreams. Second, each one of our pieces are worn and weathered, perfectly imperfect and bold with character. No doubt, a true representation of life, challenges and growth – uncontested scars of many winds and much strife.
Furthermore, we want to not only offer furnishings that help to beautify our homes and sanctuaries in this world, but we want to help bless the lives of others. Are we not all here to help each other on our journeys through life? Absolutely, we are here to lift and strengthen each other. Chris and I will regularly have a space in the store to donate time, goods, and/or services to those in our community that need it. At times, we may dedicate proceeds from purchases towards causes that will create hope and relief for others. We want to encourage love and service for others. This is extremely significant to us because we know we would not be anywhere without the love, service and support of many generous neighbors, strangers and dear friends we’ve been blessed to cross paths with along our journey. We have been so deeply and richly served and loved and it has changed our lives. Even if we can only provide a glimpse of that feeling for others, it will be well worth it.
GoodTimber is what we want to share with you. It is who we believe we can become and who we want to encourage all to be. We hope you will come visit us!
300 S. 6th Street
Waco, TX 76701
Corner of 6th and Mary – across the street from the Magnolia Market Silos