Confessions of a Pastor's Wife

No, this Newsweek article was not written by my wife ... I just read something where a guy called his wife his 'bride" ... yuk ... where do guys come up with this stuff? Any way here is an excerpt from the Newsweek article:

I married a banker. i like to remind my banker-turned-pastor husband of this when we're having a particularly difficult time in the ministry. Although I wouldn't trade his occupation—some would say "calling"—my husband's career choice bestowed on me a title I never bargained for when we walked down the aisle. I am a pastor's wife.

Over the years I have been introduced to others without my first name. Just "the pastor's wife," as though the label alone is sufficient in describing who I am. "I'm Eileen," I gently correct. I usually get the same response. "Oh ... nice to meet you." As the conversation progresses, I feel their eyes examining me as though something about my stance, attire or aura might confirm that I am, in fact, married to a pastor.

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