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My Power Is Made Perfect in Weakness

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9a

I know I’m weak. I feel it every day. That’s why I like this verse. God’s power is made perfect in weakness — my weakness. How thrilling to know that God’s plan for my weakness is to make His power perfect!

June 29, 2020
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Two Truths and a Lie

There’s a game I’m sure many of you have played once or twice as an icebreaker in group gatherings. Everyone goes around sharing two things that are true about themselves and one that’s a lie. Everyone else has to guess which one’s the lie and in so doing, everyone learns just a tad bit more about each other. In this unprecedented time in our world, a time that none of us could ever have imagined,…

June 22, 2020
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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