Hospitality, Minimalism, and Page Views: Why I Really Did the ORC

As I anticipate the 6th week of The One Room Challenge I've been reflecting on my reasons for participating. To be completely transparent, the reason I wanted to do it was to get exposure on my blog, to have more page views, more followers etc... You see, I have this little dream to earn a …

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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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