I GIVE YOU MY PENNIES KNOWING THAT YOU CAN MAKE IT RAIN!

I’ve been a full time missionary going on three months now here at Covecrest, and I love it. Our time is filled with formation, prayers, and hosting and working retreats with an ultimate goal of furthering God’s kingdom in the ways we love, disciple, and live. If you noticed: none of those last three subjects are visible. Much like this mission here, I’m learning to walk by faith daily…

THE GIFT OF GIVING

After a year at Covecrest, I can call Atlanta my home city now (even though I learned quickly that “Atlanta” really is not just Atlanta, but Atlanta plus tons of little towns around it)! In between the two mission years, I went home to the Netherlands for a couple of weeks. My stay there was a huge blessing, and I got to see a lot of my family and friends. Also, it was great to enjoy the Dutch culture again for a little bit. :) It was a bit difficult to leave my country for another year, but at the same time I was very excited to start my new mission adventure in Atlanta!

We Cannot Give What We Have Not Received

Just recently, I was being overwhelmed by fears of failure and inadequacy. Past insecurities were rising up inside of me.  When I was faced with various obstacles, it was hard to stay grounded in peace and see things clearly; my emotions were uncontrollable. It was like I was back in […]