Jean Coleman is a pastoral wife from Laurel, Maryland, and the editor of The Pastor's Helpmate, a newsletter for pastoral wives. This article appeared in The Pastor's Helpmate, February 1994. Used with per­mission.

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No matter how trusted the friend or how loyal the leader, whenever you discuss others, use discretion! Beware of uncomplimentary comments.

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What leftovers have you been saving that need to be thrown out in the trash?

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Have you ever felt like you just needed a break from your church?

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The Perfect Pastor's Wife

Being everything to everyone.

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A Pastor's Wife Identity Crisis

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Never Beyond Repair

The shattered can be made whole again.

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