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Summer Thriving- The Beloved Julie Andrews

“Supercalafragalisticexpealadocious.” (Mary Poppins)

Julie Andrews is timeless.  She was born in 1935 in England.  She began acting and singing as a child. Her lifetime resume includes performances on Broadway, television and film. She is well-known...

Summer Thriving-Movie Reboots

There is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9

Christopher Booker took 34 years to write his book The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories.  In the book, he proposes there are only seven different types of story. He believes every story is...

Summer Thriving-The Joy of Discovering Birds

A dam burst this spring, the deluge sweeping away the usual chaos of sports practices, year-end parties, award ceremonies, and final exams. Staring around with bewildered confusion at its muddy aftermath, I found an unexpected and dazzlingly green...

Summer Thriving

Wide-open….that is what our summer schedule looks like.

For parents, this wide-open schedule is both a gift and an overwhelming problem.

Serve, Share, Celebrate: Twenty-Seven Grandparent Stories to Connect & Inspire

"But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children's children." Psalm 103:17

For many years it has been our custom at Covenant to recognize and celebrate grandparents...

The Bells on Christmas Day

Christmas is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but sometimes it doesn’t feel so wonderful.  

Celebrating the Light of Christmas

Ellie Hale, a senior at CCA, recently offered this Christmas speech in chapel.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

For about three days over the Thanksgiving break, I thought about Mr. Rogers. Actually, I obsessed over him—couldn’t get him off of my mind.

Finding Joy in Holiday Havoc

‘Tis the season for a flurry of busyness.

There are decorations to put out, countless concerts and school programs to attend, presents to purchase and wrap, and special holiday recipes to prepare. The list goes on and on. It can be overwhelming.

Fall Bucket List for Families

I delight in the transition from summer to fall a little more every year. I love breathing in the crisp air, the transformation of the trees to crimson and gold, the crunch of acorns under my feet, and all the pumpkin flavor. The days get shorter,...