A childhood friend of mine, Jewel, had a genetic heart defect that caused her to become tired and winded easily. One beautiful fall day when I was young, a few friends from church decided to explore a stream at the bottom of a long, gradual hill across from my house. After our adventure, we began the ascent back to the house. Fairly quickly, Jewel struggled to keep up with us and increasingly lagged behind.
Tending to the CabinetsMarch 20, 2023
I have this cabinet in my kitchen that seems to get out of hand frequently…you open the cabinet, it falls out on you, or rather the contents do. So often I get out what I need, then stuff the rest back in and close the door quickly. Yesterday, as I was stuffing fallen lids back into the cabinet, the Holy Spirit showed me that my heart can be like this cabinet.
That Church by Target: My Path to Covenant Fellowship SeriesMarch 13, 2023
“How did I come to Covenant Fellowship Church?” is a question I still ask myself sometimes…One Sunday morning Aaron had off from work, which was rare. So, I looked at Aaron and said, “Should we go to church?”…He said “Sure,” to which then I responded, “What church? Our church or the new one?” I think we needed to go on a Target run anyway that day, so we decided to give the “new church” a try.
A Good Girl Who Never Missed MassMarch 6, 2023
My three friends started inviting me to church…I would continually turn them down and would give them a hard time. I didn’t see the need. After all, I was a good girl and never missed mass.
Friendship Starts with JesusFebruary 27, 2023
Hearing that the 2022 Women’s Retreat theme was “friendship” didn’t excite me. I have friends. I have great friends. And I don’t fear making friends. Many have seen me greet on a Sunday morning with a huge grin on my face because I love any excuse to get to say hello to every single person whenever possible. I wasn’t convinced this theme would bring me anything groundbreaking. As it turned out, although my worldview wasn’t…