That Time My 3 Year Old Needed “Exploratory Surgery”

1 year ago it was the day before Father's day and 2 days before our anniversary. We had a getaway planned the next night to celebrate our anniversary. My husband was preaching that Sunday and being commissioned with the youth group for the upcoming mission trip that would begin 1 week later. 1 year ago, …

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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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Confessions of a Seminary Wife: Sacrifices (Post from Sept 2013)

Drowsiness ensues as I lay in my bed wondering whether or not I will say goodnight to my husband before the nocturnal demands overtake my exhausted body.  BUZZ! goes the dryer.  I’ll get it tomorrow. Cheerios are scattered across half of the living room floor with the vacuum standing as a borderline between the clean …

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