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When You Can’t Do It All

By:  Rebecca Holloway With the office of pastor's wife comes a list of expectations. We've all read articles on the internet or books about how to meet those expectations. But what if you CAN'T respond to those expectations? What if it becomes humanly impossible for you to serve? What if you are sidelined by a serious illness? In the past three years of my life, my ability to serve has become limited at times. Between my son Evan being born with Down's Syndrome and various health issues of my own, I have missed some Sundays. But nothing prepared me for what happened this past Christmas. After playing in a piano concert the first Sunday of Advent, I noticed I wasn't feeling well and hadn't been for most of the week. I couldn't figure it out. I wasn't congested, my ears weren't hurting, nor was I coughing. I just felt unwell. I was sweaty, achy, I had a...

Worry-Where to Go?

"Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved."            Psalms 55:22
  When you're having a bad day, what do you do? Do you complain? Do you worry? Do you get upset? We probably tend to do all three of those things. For some reason, there are those times we can't seem to remember to take our problems to the Lord. Eventually we do, but not until we've tried everything else and exhausted every avenue. Even as minister's wives, we can tend to save the Lord for last.  Psalm 55:22 basically tells us to pile our troubles on God's shoulders and let Him carry our load, because He wants to help us out. The people who annoy us...the worries of what tomorrow will bring...the unexpected news...the health that seems to be getting worse...the problems that we have should be taken to the Lord.  He'll help...