Working on Priorities and Anxiety

Things I am working on: priorities, seeing God in the mundane, experiencing Jesus in the mundane, worshiping God in the mundane. Also, anxiety is a big struggle for me. I worry about big things and small things and sometimes it manifests physiologically. Sometimes my anxiety clouds my focus on Christ and I need to dig …

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I am Nobody Special

Yep, I'm a mom. I'm a stay-at-home mom (SAHM). I'm a h.o.m.e.s.c.h.o.o.l.i.n.g. mom. I'm also a Pastor's Wife: newbie (under 5 years) pastor's wife. Every time I say or write these "labels" I experience a dichotomy. In one sense, I feel a host of mostly negative emotions. There are SO many stereotypes attached to these labels and …

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5 Tips for Managing Sunday Morning Chaos: Confessions of a Pastor’s Wife

My kids were 2.5 and 1 years old when my husband became the Associate Pastor of a church. It was his first full-time ministry position and therefore the first time I was officially labeled "Pastor's Wife". Sunday mornings became a dreaded scary part of my week because it was left up to me to get …

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Confessions of a Pastors Wife: an open letter to my church family

An open apology letter to my church family Dear church, I am sorry that you had to stand there witnessing my obstinate 2 year old crying after I caught him trying to sneak into the children's church cracker stash. He has been trying these tricks more in the last couple of weeks at home too. …

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