After watching Grandchester on PBS and finding out what a ‘curate’ was came across this wonderful blog. Enjoy.
Inspired by Steve Tilley’s list of reasons to be married to a priest I thought I’d add a Vicar’s wife’s perspective. We’ve not watched the offending episode of Rev yet – we were interrupted before viewing on iPlayer by the Vicar’s diocesan golf team partner arriving to stay over so that he and the Vicar could get an early start off to their tournament today.
Anyway, I love being a Vicar’s wife, and here are some of the reasons why:
- I have a husband who is serious about loving me as Christ loved the church (Ephesians 5v25).
- We get to work as a team in all sorts of ways (hospitality, church strategy, cleaning the churchyard…)
- My husband is around to take kids to and from school, take them swimming and eat with the family most nights.
- He’s involved with the kids’ primary school and knows their teachers better than…
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