Covenant Blog

Our Enduring Resolve

By FRANKLIN NORTON The gifts are unwrapped and the Christmas lights have faded, the end of a turbulent year marked by the silent drop of the Times Square crystal-studded ball—this time with no crowded cheering or packed-in parties. The month of January always...

You Are What You ‘Like’: Various and Shadowy Loves

As students enter into my ninth grade Latin I class, they are introduced to someone much like themselves. He’s a man who struggled to find identity and meaning, covering topics such as ambition, temptation, friendship, freedom, parenthood, and even death. He’s a...

Humanities Help Us Flourish in These Precedented Times

  In recent months, I have frequently heard people say that we are living in unprecedented times, but this is simply not true. In reality, the ancient preacher was right to say that, “what has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done,...

An Extraordinary Start to a Less-Than-Ordinary Year

The sun was creeping over the hills just as the car headlights began to appear. “Here we go,” we said to ourselves with cautious optimism. The first day of school is always special, filled with anxious excitement and eager hopefulness, but this day was different....