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,… Continue reading That Time My 3 Year Old Needed “Exploratory Surgery”
Just like I've seen ear infections 'come back' after the antibiotics were done could mean the same thing might be possible with a UTI, right? Early in May Rosie got sick suddenly with a fever and pain she described to me was when going to the bathroom. A round of medicine seemed to clear up… Continue reading “Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God
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… Continue reading I am Nobody Special
The day my husband was traveling home from his time teaching in Haiti I see a snapchat notification come in from him. Upon opening it I was blown away to see, not my husband, but Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth with her husband Robert! If you don't know who that is she used to be known as… Continue reading That Time Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth Snapchatted Me
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… Continue reading Confessions of a Seminary Wife: Sacrifices (Post from Sept 2013)
I'll have to follow up with this post in about 3-5 years or so (hopefully). But, since I just stumbled upon it recently I wanted to write about my thoughts, reactions, and share a little bit about the fantastic discussion I had about this with my hubby. To get a really good grasp of where… Continue reading To be a ‘Pastor’s Wife’
If you've ever had any kind of job you've had to ask the question at least once: what's the dress code? Is it business-casual, business-dress, casual, all black, uniform, red shirt and khaki pants, company polo, or what? It's a legitimate question since what you wear on the outside does reflect, to some extent, the… Continue reading Does this job have a dress code?
I found this story featured on the blog Money Saving Mom and just had to share it. It is a deeply moving testimony of hope in the midst of grief and an amazing celebration of the immense value of life. It is evident that God has blessed this family with His peace. My favorite parts… Continue reading A Testimony of Hope, Peace, and Love