Friendship {Outside the Church}

Friendship {Outside the Church}

{This is part two of a series on friendship.} As much as I adore and love and feel absolutely called to serve those in our congregation, many of my lifelines come from my friends outside of our church. It is outside the church where most Pastors’ Wives feel comfortable being in their own skin and […]

Friendship {Inside the Church}

Friendship {Inside the Church}

Talking about friendships often has me humming the old Girl Scout Friendship Song I learned in first grade. “Make new friends/But keep the old/One is silver/And the other gold.” Both gold and silver are valuable, just as friendships both inside and outside your church are important.

Putting Down Rural Roots

Putting Down Rural Roots

{Part 3 of 3} When my husband and I first started dating, it was close to Easter. Because my younger siblings were not quite past the Easter-basket stage, my mom asked my husband what kind of candy he liked so she could include some of his favorites in his Easter basket. He assured her that […]