What Not To Call This Clergywoman (Remastered)

In August of 2015 I wrote a blog post entitled, "What Not To Call This Clergywoman,"  a (hopefully) humorous reflection on how I respond to the common questions, "What am I supposed to call you?"

My answer to that question has evolved over the years. What has not evolved is the opportunity to laugh at what I prefer not to be called--and the stories that led to that preferences. You can click on the link above to read the first round of such stories. You can read below for the latest round. Or you can choose to stop reading now and go back to work/play/watching Netflix/twiddling your thumbs. I thank you for reading this far.

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Five Easy Ways to Appreciate Your Pastor

October is Pastor Appreciation Month, which I normally forget until someone surprises me with an expression of appreciation. Of course, pastoring is not the only occupation with a designated time to express gratitude. A quick Google search reveals when you can celebrate Trucker Appreciation Month, National Doctor's Day, Administrative Professionals Day, and Sword Swallowers' Day. Yes.... even Sword Swallowers have their own day for their hard (and sharp-edged!) work.

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