2 results for tag: widows


WHEN HELPING HURTS

(Title taken from a book of the same title) Queen is struggling these days. At 60 years she is surprisingly spry and clear, especially for the hard life she’s lived. Like a goat, she can make a meal out of thorns and stickers and is still able to kick up her heals and challenge adversaries double her size. But these days it seems her step is slower. Her husband, an invalid for many years, finally died this year. His substantial retirement earnings seem to have gone to the sons and brothers who live at a distance, and all that Queen is left with is the cast off grandchildren to raise. How many she cares for varies from week to week – in ...

Zimbabwe Project

You can see, as soon as you cross the border, that this country is in distress. People are walking one way without loads, and back to their homes with heads and wheelbarrows loaded to the extreme. Women dressed immodestly (looking fairly western, actually) crossing to sell the only thing they own – their bodies. Men, women and children just sitting near the border, looking hungry and weak, yet scanning every face for any opportunity to find food. Zimbabwe is ready for a Savior. May He come with grace and power. Assembles of God Church, in the city of Victoria Falls, has the heart to help but lacks the resources. In better times they had a ...