Don’t worry. It’s not what you think when I say I’ve quit being the pastor’s wife. I’m still married to my husband. My husband is still a youth pastor. Technically, I am still a wife of a youth pastor. But I am quitting the idea of what a pastor’s wife should be. About two and […]
I’ve previous mentioned the struggles we December babies face. Here’s a typically December birthday conversation: “Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas! Here’s one gift.” Boo. “Happy Birthday! Here’s your birthday present in Christmas wrapping paper!” Not cool. “Happy Birthday! We’re going Christmas shopping.” My mom did that one year. It’s unfair to see your mother buy […]
It’s birthday month in the Citty family, and we are a family full of Christmas children. Oh the woes of a Christmas child. I know it all too well. Mine is five days before Christmas. My husband is a New Year baby with a birthday in early January. Last but not least, my son turns […]
It’s the feeling that we are unable to make a significant contribution to the world. It’s the messages in our heads that we’re “just” an employee, or “just” a mom.
Do you struggle with morning quiet times? Yup, I do too.
I’ve become the stereotypical youth pastor’s wife. I coach the youth drama team. I will be coaching the youth worship team as of this fall. I’m there at almost every event, pending I can get the time off from work and childcare for the toddler. And I’m planning a service project for our girls to […]
I had every excuse not to do it. I work full-time. I help out with the youth group. I’m chasing a one-year old while keeping up with chores. And I’m not sure if my boss will let me miss work. My husband suggested, “Why don’t you ask your boss, and see if you can work […]