Every December, I spend time in reflection, meditation, and prayer. In the midst of a chaotic holiday season, I specifically ask the Lord for one thing for the coming year. I ask for a word: one word to encapsulate what He wants me to focus my heart on for the coming year.
“Hey, how’s it going?”
If you’re like me, that simple question is complicated to answer right now. Personal stress is one thing, but it also feels like every time I read the news, I find out that the world just got a little more chaotic: Explosive politics in our country threatening to divide friends and family. A prolonged pandemic without an end in sight. Wildfires. Flooding. Even the spotted lanternflies in my backyard feel like a harbinger of doom!
Sue Patton lives in Westtown and is married to Bill, who pastors here at Covenant Fellowship Church. Bill and Sue were among the founding members of CFC, and Bill was the first senior pastor of our church. Here, Sue shares some of her story and the wisdom she’s learned over the years of walking with Christ.
Sometimes we know we are certainly going to drown.
The waters are roaring, racing in white currents outside their safe limits, their cold spray laughing at us as the surge continues to rise.
Ginny grew up in Folcroft in a Catholic household and had a bit of a rocky road coming to know Christ. Graciously—and delightfully—she shares that story and some other tidbits about herself here.