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The tough job of a pastor’s wife

Yup. I said it. It may not be entirely true, but man, I do feel it most days. It’s a job that requires a lot of grit. Grit to know that there is a lot to do and many times the job falls to the pastor’s wife. Which may ultimately mean that the job just doesn’t get done. There are limits. And even with expectations, it doesn’t mean they are accurate. In a small church such as our own, there is a big job, with not many people resources. And it’s not that the people aren’t wonderful, they are, but in an agriculture based community, the time of year dictates who is in attendance. Calving, branding, haying, more haying, shipping, AI-ing, doctoring and you know that proverbial ox in the well, all affect attendance.

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