Practical Ways to Help in November

A time for Thanks . . . giving!

There is always something to be thankful for has become a popular challenge to reflect upon daily, weekly, and even in the midst of sorrow and pain.  God is good even when our perception of “good” differs.  Spend time this month giving thanks.

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LIGHT in a Dark Season for the Widow

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas or at least it is at Hobby Lobby and every other department store in town.  Many families make their way to the pumpkin patch while Michael Bublé sings Baby it’s cold outside sending a chill to the core of your heart.

Whether this is your first Christmas without someone to kiss under the mistletoe or you’ve spent years singing I’ll have a Blue Christmas Without You, the holidays have potential for teary eyes and tender emotions.

“He will once again fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.” Job 8:21 Joy and laughter will come again; however, in the meantime attempt to insert some laughter and joy in your season of pain. Consider the following to bring light into your dark season:

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The Body of Christ: God’s Glitter Band-aid

When our greatest fears and nightmares become realities

“I’m sick and I’m coming home,” was the cry of my husband of seven years and father to our four small children on the other end of the phone. As I awaited his return, I felt God whisper, “Your greatest fear has been realized.”  Upon his arrival, I learned that he had been unfaithful to me in our marriage, and was sicker than we ever imagined.  God spoke to me again saying, “This will be a transition time, but it will be for your good and My glory.

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LIGHT During The Holiday Season

As the color of the leaves change and the temperatures cool down, signs of a new season are apparent.  For many, their loved one is not by their side which can bring tenderness and pain to the holiday season.  October, November and December can be difficult for grieving people.  WidowLife would like to help you care for those who are suffering.  Take time to consider one of the following gifts that will bring light to those who are hurting at this time of year.

“It only takes a little time to show how much you care.  It only takes a little time to answer someone’s biggest prayer.”

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