Brokenness, Compassion, Ladies Ministry, Life Lessons, Live by Grace, Ministry, Pastors' Wives, Prayer, Relationships, Rest

Ministry Musings: There is Blessing in Betrayal

Betrayal….The word makes you shudder and I’m sorry for the memories that just flooded your mind. It’s a painful subject- one of those silent struggles that isn’t talked about a whole lot. The reality of betrayal was one of those “ministry surprises” in my life- something that really never happened to me until I got… Read More Ministry Musings: There is Blessing in Betrayal

God's Power, Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Ladies Ministry, Life Lessons, Ministry, Mother Well in Ministry, Pray for Your Pastor's Wife, Rest, Uncategorized

To the Pastor’s Wife with Chronic Health Challenges…

I got your email the other day…along with all of the others. You’d be surprised how many pastors’ wives are facing what you’re facing. You’d be moved to tears, as I was, if you read their emails. ┬áSome of you I know in real life, and some of you I know only online. Yet, because… Read More To the Pastor’s Wife with Chronic Health Challenges…

Family, Friendship, Marriage, Rest

Why I’m Leaving My Husband {But Not For Good}

Yes, it’s true. I’m leaving my husband. It’s not for lack of wedded bliss {8 years so far and it gets better all the time!} It’s because we live just one hour from that dreamy vacation land, Prince Edward Island. Eat your hearts out, friends. Some of our close family friends from Nova Scotia have… Read More Why I’m Leaving My Husband {But Not For Good}

Life Lessons, Ministry, Mothering, Practical Tips, Relationships, Rest

What Happens When You Slow Down

About a week ago, while talking with a lady at church, she mentioned something to the effect of “I don’t think God ever intended for us to be this busy in life.” I had just told my husband that very thing a few days earlier. And truly, although it seems like a nice thought, how… Read More What Happens When You Slow Down

Life Lessons, Practical Tips, Rest, Uncategorized

Conserving Energy {And Why I Changed My Name Last Week}

Ever have those moments when you learn something about yourself that you didn’t know? I like to think that those tidbits come from God, our personal Creator, Who knows more about me than He’ll ever tell me. Last week was one of those times for me. I found myself in a very weary spot, drained… Read More Conserving Energy {And Why I Changed My Name Last Week}