Dear Pastor's Wife

Dear Pastor’s Wife: The Tears That Shape Our Memories

Dear Pastor’s Wife, Have you ever been basking in joy and anticipation, only to find the joy muddled up by tears and pain? I have, too. And I’ve thought ruefully, “The memories of this event/occasion will be ruined forever by the sadness that overshadowed the joy.”  One of these occasions for me was just over… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife: The Tears That Shape Our Memories

Dear Pastor's Wife

Dear Pastor’s Wife: Your Heart Under A Bush

Dear Pastor’s Wife, I’ve had something on my heart lately that I want to share. I hope it is both a deep encouragement and a timely challenge- to you and to myself.  I’m concerned that your heart may be under a bush, just as mine has been in the past…(and sometimes I find it there… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife: Your Heart Under A Bush

Dear Pastor's Wife

Dear Pastor’s Wife: The Things We Render Dead

Dear Pastor’s Wife, You need some encouragement today? I thought so. Well, here’s a neat story of something that happened in my life lately, which I hope will lift your heart just a little. I bought a couple of poinsettias a few weeks before Christmas- so our home would be graced with fresh flowers. Fresh… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife: The Things We Render Dead

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Dear Pastor’s Wife: The Meaning of Winter

Dear Pastor’s Wife, My husband and I were chatting the other day and we ended up reminiscing about the moves we’ve made in our years of married life. We’re one of those couples that has lived in just a few geographical locations, but in many houses. And as we talked of our past, we realized… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife: The Meaning of Winter