Spiritual Walk

The Unexpected

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Life as a pastor’s wife is so hard and especially when we find ourselves in situations that we know we are going to be judged on. I want to share a blog written by a pastor’s wife who has found herself in that tough situation. Last week I was able to minister to a friend whose daughter is pregnant and not married. My advice was pretty simple, “Show grace and unconditional love to Savannah. She needs you now more than…

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Someone Please Pray for Me

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By Patti Johnson I remember the afternoon over 20 years ago like it was just yesterday. Our extended family had gathered at our house for a family dinner. While most of us were in the kitchen catching up and preparing for the meal we would share, the youngest of our three children was in the living room on the couch. We noticed she had been quieter than her usual energy-filled 4-year-old self but had not determined any more than that….

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Trust Me

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I have a question for you today. How hard is it for even a pastor’s wife to trust God? My answer is, “Just as hard as it is for any other Christian.” There are times it is easy to trust and other times when we are going through “stuff” it may be hard to trust. I would like to share a devotional from Jesus Calling that talks about this subject and pray it will be a blessing to you. If…

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When Depression and Anxiety Are Your Teachers

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A friend of mine who is a pastor’s wife recently wrote a blog about her experience with depression and anxiety and I would like to share it with you today. “You struggle with depression and anxiety? But you’re a Pastor’s wife!” This is the usual response I receive when people discover I have been diagnosed with bipolar depression. Over the years, well-meaning brothers and sisters in Christ have tried to encourage me to overcome my illness with statements such as,…

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Walking Through Disappointments

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We don’t have to be in ministry long to experience disappointment. As a matter of fact, we don’t have to be alive long to experience disappointment. That is just part of life. Everyone has certainly experienced disappointments last year in 2020! How have we dealt with all the disappointments? Have we become angry or can we celebrate them? I would like to share a devotion out of the Our Daily Bread devotional Great is They Faithfulness that is a great…

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