Slow Learner, Patient God

Slow Learner, Patient God

My youngest daughter has a much higher tolerance for clutter than I do. As a mother I want to teach her good habits, and when I see the bathroom is strewn again with all the accoutrements that a teenage girl needs to get ready for the day it gets rather frustrating. Often I think “why […]

Joy in the Waiting

Joy in the Waiting

“Mommy, mommy, mommy! MOMMY MOMMY!!!” As my child calls for me with increasing urgency and volume, I try to quickly finish rinsing the heavy pan I have been washing, dry my hands, and go to him. It doesn’t take long, but that doesn’t matter to my son – I didn’t come immediately and he is […]

A Different Kind of Christmas Miracle

A Different Kind of Christmas Miracle

Zechariah and Elizabeth had given up hope. They had prayed for a child for years and never heard an answer to their prayers. They watched their nieces, nephews, and friends’ children grow up, marry, and have children of their own. And yet they were still alone, still longing. Their home remained silent, void of any […]

The Early and the Late Rains

The Early and the Late Rains

James 5:7-8, “Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.”   I took […]

But God…

But God…

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 Sometimes I feel like I’m drowning in life. The problems, the people, the responsibilities, the expectations – all of it overwhelms me. Lately I’ve been struggling with the discouragement of things from the past. […]

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 […]

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 […]