Tips & Tricks #10: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU JUST CAN’T SLEEP

Welcome to Tips & Tricks #10:

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU JUST CAN’T SLEEP

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I haven’t had a good sleep for about four days. It’s partly due to the baby being super awake from 1am-3am and it’s partly because I haven’t been feeling will with a stuffy nose and a sore throat. However, last night it was the worst. The baby was sleeping fine, but my mind was just racing! So there are a couple things I do when I just can’t sleep for no apparent reason.

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We Call Our Pastor ‘Father’ (no, we’re not Catholic)

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When mentioning to our family members and friends how we are Anglican, we get a lot of confused looks and questions. Once they hear the word “father,” they think that we’re Catholic. Also, in conversations with friends who are wives of Anglican priests, they¬†talk about getting flack for being married to a priest–thinking that all men who wear collars must be celibate! Well, this post is a little unpacking of the tradition of calling pastors ‘father,’ the clerical collar and the allowances of the men who wear them.

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