Boundaries

We are honored to have Jelly Valimont, author and speaker, and leader of our private Facebook group: Silently Bleeding: Hope for the Pastor’s Widow, share this guest post with us today. Being in ministry is difficult, challenging, and at times frustrating. It is even more so when people are involved! Seriously. Someone once told meContinue reading “Boundaries”

Designed to Need Each Other

Are you feeling lonely? Feeling like no body understands what you are going through? Girl, I get it. You aren’t alone in this. In fact, many of us pastors’ wives feel this way or have felt this way at some time. I think it’s one of the biggest tactics the devil uses to distract us.Continue reading “Designed to Need Each Other”

Letting Go of Offense

If you’ve been a pastor’s wife for very long, chances are you have had some hurtful things said to you. Sometimes it may feel as though you’re a target for people to tell you what they really think. I’ve had women criticize my clothes, my children, you name it. I even had one lady tellContinue reading “Letting Go of Offense”

It’s Almost Our Birthday!

Although God laid the idea on our founder’s heart many years ago, it didn’t come to fruition until last year. In April 2020, Silently Bleeding: Finding Hope for the Pastor’s Wife was born. We still have a lot of room to grow, but we have already come so far! Our Facebook group has over 250Continue reading “It’s Almost Our Birthday!”

Expectations of the Pastor’s Wife

Many times a pastor’s wife is expected to do it all. If there are positions that need filled, she is the one to fill them. This can lead to burn out and breakdown if it is not remedied. In this candid interview, Jelly Jordan Valimont shares some of her experiences with expectations. She shares howContinue reading “Expectations of the Pastor’s Wife”

The Balancing Act

Shirley Gould, author and ministry veteran, has been involved in many areas of ministry over the course of her life. In this interview, she discusses the importance of being yourself while also remaining teachable. None of us are perfect, but God designed each of us perfectly. While we always have room to grow, it’s importantContinue reading “The Balancing Act”

When You Don’t Know What to Say

I recently lost my parents to COVID and experienced a whole new level of grief. It’s been hard, but I am so grateful that my parents did not have to suffer for very long. Grief is a strange thing – some days it’s overwhelming, while others it’s a dull, quiet pain that hovers beneath theContinue reading “When You Don’t Know What to Say”