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Dear Pastor’s Wife: On Laying Down Your Life

Dear Pastor’s Wife, My life has given me much to meditate on lately, and that means it’s time for a new letter. After talking with a friend recently about discipleship in the church context, I started ruminating about John 10:11, where Jesus names Himself as the Good Shepherd. He goes a step farther and says… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife: On Laying Down Your Life

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Dear Pastor’s Wife: Your Reflection In Still Life

This space has been unusually silent in recent months, so it is past time for a letter to my fellow pastors’ wives. I’m an internal, delayed processor; so often when my pen stops, my heart has just begun to be busy. Only over time do my inner workings make their way into the public eye.… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife: Your Reflection In Still Life

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What I Read in 2020

It’s time for my annual “what I read this year” post! A few years ago I started photo journaling the books I read each year, for my personal benefit, and for my friends and readers. I get many messages all year every year, asking for book recommendations. A photo journal has become the easiest way… Read More What I Read in 2020

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Dear Pastor’s Wife: How To Know That Your Labor Is Not In Vain

Dear Pastor’s Wife, I’ve had this topic and the Scripture passage of 1 Corinthians 15 on my heart and in my studies for a couple of years, letting it marinate, as I often do, before I write. What I’m about to share has radically changed the way I live and minister, and I hope it… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife: How To Know That Your Labor Is Not In Vain

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Dear Marilane (A Letter To Everyone)

Like scores of other people during the last two weeks, I’ve been glued to the story of Marilane Carter. And now, with everyone else, I am processing the devastating outcome to her disappearance. I can’t begin to fathom the depths of the family’s grief, and I find myself turning those thoughts into constant prayer on… Read More Dear Marilane (A Letter To Everyone)