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trusting God

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The New Normal
 and its New Temptations

For most of my life, during most of my waking hours, my time has been consumed by the activities and needs of the moment: those things that were determined for me merely by my stage of life. 

When I was a student, I went to school and participated in school-related activities. As a new wife, I worked both in and outside the home and invested myself in helping to build a solid foundation in our marriage. Then came parenthood and years of caring for little ones, balancing the various roles and challenges that life as a family necessitated.

January 6, 2020
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A New Conviction about an Old Practice

“Preach the gospel to yourself daily.” 

If you’ve attended Covenant Fellowship for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard a variation of this statement. It’s certainly a thread running through the fabric of my life as a member of this church. Sadly, even the most wonderful of statements can lose impact if I’m not careful.

November 11, 2019
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In His Perfect Plan

When my husband and I first got married and we started to make plans to grow our family, I didn’t know that my journey of motherhood would be ridden with loneliness, anger, jealousy, sorrow, guilt, and shame. Infertility is not uncommon, and yet it is something that is rarely spoken about. I myself knew nothing about it and was completely surprised when after having had no problems getting pregnant with our first son, I found…

November 4, 2019
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Fascinated with the Storm

Ever notice how drawn we can be to news coverage of disastrous events? There’s a mass shooting. A volcano erupts in Hawaii. There’s a tsunami in Indonesia. A major hurricane hits the east coast. And the world is at our fingertips. We’re right there, phone in hand, checking out the coverage, watching for updates, educating ourselves in all things “disaster”. We feel compelled to stare at the aftermath. Why this big fascination with tragic events……

May 13, 2019
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Where is my Faith?

We as a family have had to battle for faith. When we received the first of our children’s many medical diagnoses years ago, I began to walk a path of trust and faith–a faith I didn’t know at the time would be challenged so greatly. My husband and I knew when we got married we wanted children. We were so excited to start our family and see who the Lord would bless us with, and…

May 6, 2019