Martha Spong lives in Pennsylvania. A writer and ordained United Church of Christ minister, she blogs at Reflectionary, part of the CCblogs network.
“I’m having a wardrobe crisis!”
“It’s just a retreat,” answered my sensible wife. “Saturday morning casual. How would you usually dress for a retreat?”
“Usually I would be the pastor,” I replied.
This was different. Today I was both the new girl and the pastor’s wife. What to wear? Who to be?
A colleague asked a few months ago, “Why did you stop writing for the local paper?”
I pondered, then smiled. “My last child at home is 17, my dog is a rescue from so close by I don’t want to reveal his provenance and I just came out to my congregation.”
He chuckled, “Those sound like three great columns to me.”
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