Balance

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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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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Looking Out from the Fishbowl

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The expectations put on pastors’ wives are many times very unrealistic, yet we still live under those expectations trying to please people, when in reality we need to be okay with speaking up for ourselves. I want to share a blog with you today written by one of our pastor’s wives here at CfP that I believe will bless you. No one likes to be watched with the expectations that they are being unfairly judged. Such is the case of…

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The Loneliness of a Pastor’s Wife

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I believe one of the hardest titles anyone can have is that of a pastor’s wife. We are in a category all of our own for sure. The stress and loneliness can only be understood from another pastor’s wife. Many times we just suffer in silence. One of our pastors’ wives recently wrote a short blog that many of you could have written yourself, but I wanted to share it with you in hopes you would feel comfortable sharing it…

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The Prepared Meal and No One Shows

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Ministry is tough on the best of days! But this year has been extremely tough on pastors and their families. Recently a friend of mine, who is a pastor’s wife, wrote a blog about how hard it is on pastors when they prepare all week for Sunday and only a few show up. She did an awesome job in writing her story. There was once a lady that lived on a farm and was very poor. She had little to…

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