Tag Archives: pastor’s wife

The Fine Art of Faithfulness

Recently my husband and I made a quick trip to the mountains of Pennsylvania, in part to drive a friend back home after a conference near us in Ohio, in part to visit some other friends during our brief pass … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s in Your Wagon?

This morning I have been challenged by a story I read in the book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World. How many times have I found myself in the same situation as this man? The story is told … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

When God Makes You an Example

Did Hosea ever say, “No thanks, Lord. I’d rather just marry a pure, loving and faithful wife. After all, that’s the kind of person you are pleased with. Can’t somebody else be Your lesson material, Your illustration? I’ll just pass this time.” Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Danger of Being an Expert

How many times have I missed an opportunity to serve, to help, to do something significant, because I did not feel qualified enough, smart enough, educated enough, experienced enough, and on the list could go. Shame on me. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

From inside the fishbowl…

…for those of us who live the life of a pastor’s wife, there is something unique about it that can only be fully understood by those who live it. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

To Think or Not to Think

Have you ever wondered what a lawn looks like after the sprinkler has been running for 3 hours?  Well, here at the Ashley household, we now know.  Fortunately it was late and dark as we gingerly stepped through the back … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Man vs. Beast (or Woman vs. Dog)

Not wanting to disrupt the delicate phone conversation I was involved in, I quietly lunged at the dog, hoping to grab her collar and remove the now-unusable roll of toilet paper. I missed. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment