Category Archives: Life as a Preacher’s Wife

An Epic Weekend

I don’t know about you, but I was desperately looking forward to the weekend last week. It was one of those weekends that had been on the calendar for months…an “epic weekend” as the young folks say. Here are a … Continue reading

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Advice for Ministry Newbies

Photo Credit: Qfamily This week, my little sister and her husband are packing up their house and moving. My brother-in-law feels called to the ministry, so he has enrolled in seminary and has taken his first ministry job as a … Continue reading

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On Deja Vu and Being a “Greenbean”

Photo Credit: orchidgalore Lately, I’ve been experiencing a lot of deja vu. I’ll be in the kitchen, putting clean cups into the cabinets and the sunshine will hit my face just right, or I’ll be cleaning and the smell of Windex … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Preacher’s Wife

   Diary by  kevinspencer.  Adapted and shared under a Creative Commons License. 1. I sometimes find it hard to concentrate on the sermon. It’s hard to resist a man in a suit (if said man is your husband) 2. I may not … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Win an Award for “Christian Parent of the Year”

Trophy by Greencolander.  Shared under a Creative Commons License. When Jon Acuff recently blogged about how he sometimes feels like he is completely bombing his children’s spiritual upbringing, I could totally relate. We don’t do family devotionals. My kids don’t illustrate the Psalms … Continue reading

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It’s “Ruff” Being a Preacher’s Kid

I’ve written about our PK’s (Preacher’s Kids) before–The Youngest and The Eldest–but we actually have three kids. The third is short, hairy and pretty smelly. We make him live outside. Occasionally we let him come inside for a visit and, … Continue reading

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14 Years Ago…

Fourteen years ago, The Husband and I were a couple of young (and in my case, very young ;) ) bucks without two dimes to rub together. I wore big glasses and we both had bad haircuts. I slipped on a puffy white dress … Continue reading

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If I had mailed you a Christmas card… {2010-in-Review}

Usually my Christmas cards include a photo collage and a year-in-review of some sort. Though I made my family throw on some matching clothes and take a quick very uncreative family photo in our very unglamorous backyard one evening as soon … Continue reading

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If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It

  When I was at my friend’s trendy boutique not too long ago, I decided to try on a pair of the über-hip jeans she had for sale. You know…the kind that’s all “blinged” out and fit almost as tight as O.J.’s glove.  They were … Continue reading

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