What Happens on Facebook…

What Happens on Facebook…

What happens on Facebook stays on Facebook. Right? Or Instagram, or Twitter, or Snapchat, or TikTok, or – you get the idea. Whatever we do and say on social media stays there, right?  Hopefully, the very thought of that being true made you spit out your coffee and yell “NO!” Sometimes we are shocked by […]

Be Patient, God Is Not Done

Be Patient, God Is Not Done

Do you ever feel like everything is on hold and life is passing you by? Maybe you feel like the plans God has for your life aren’t coming to fruition as fast as you would like, or perhaps you wonder if God has completely forgotten all about you. You don’t feel like you are a […]

Patience through Pain

Patience through Pain

My memories of Sunday School reach back to the old musty basement of our centuries-old church building. I can yet feel how the cold of the metal folding chairs we sat on seeped through my thin Sunday dresses. Yet the memories are sweet, mostly because of the teachers who opened up God’s Word to me. […]

No Superstars in the Boat

No Superstars in the Boat

Several years ago, I read the book The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. An exceptional book, it describes how “with a team composed of the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew team was never expected to defeat the elite teams of the East Coast and […]

Hope and Patience

Hope and Patience

Welcome to the 5th season of Flowers for the Pastor’s Wife. We exist to serve pastors’ wives in North America who live in rural places and small towns. We hope to encourage, equip, and connect them in their unique calling. Season 4 focused on HOPE, and Season 5 will focus on PATIENCE. We hope you […]

A Coffee Pot of Hope

A Coffee Pot of Hope

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 The best surprise I ever pulled off was for my husband’s 30th birthday. He did not even have an inkling of what was coming. The kids were 5, 3, and 1, and I remember that I took a […]