Pastors’ Wives

Appreciating our Days: A Journey Through COVID-19

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By Patti Johnson “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 The week after our church board made the decision to postpone in person services in the middle of March because of the rising concern of the COVID-19 virus in our community, my husband as the pastor of the church said to me, “I wish I had one more week in person with our church to prepare them for what is to…

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Better Together

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We recently had our 4th Confidante Retreat this year titled “Better Together.” I would like to share a testimony from one of the wives who attended for the first time. I am a newbie to this Pastor’s Wife thing. We recently celebrated our first year.  As if simply becoming a PW wasn’t fearful and intimidating enough, along comes 2020. When I saw the advertisement for the “Better Together” Retreat, I thought it would be an experience to help me meet…

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Warriors Advance

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By Anita Wallace Good Morning Sweet Friends. Today’s word of encouragement is “Advance”! “With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall.”  (2 Samuel 22:30) My husband has preached and pastored for more than twenty years. In addition, he has planned a number of men’s weekend events. I used to laugh because he calls them an “advance”. He says, “If you women want to ‘retreat’, then go ahead. But warriors ADVANCE.” When…

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Dealing With Anger and Our Feelings

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By Christy Watson How do we handle our anger and feelings? Do we have a breakdown? Do we feel it’s hopeless? Do we strike out at others? Do we let those feelings drive and control us? Do we withdraw? At one point in my life I would have said, “No,” to every question I just wrote. I’ve never really had a problem with anger or losing control in my adult life. I’ve let stuff pile up and slip into a…

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Lies Women Believe

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Why is it that we as humans would rather believe a lie than the truth? Our sinful nature is something we must fight on a daily basis. I recently purchased a book and study guide that I believe every Christian woman should have on her shelf especially we as pastors’ wives: Lies Women Believe by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. Here is a description of what you will find in this book: The truth may not change your circumstances, but it will…

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