October 20, 2017

Betty Wodilla was a widow for many years. Her experience as a widow in Uganda is very different than here in the U.S.  Betty blessed us with with her testimony in the October LOL meeting. It left be deeply convicted.

It's not uncommon in the culture...

July 3, 2017

The sequoia redwood trees located in California are some of the largest trees in the world.  One redwood, named General Sherman, is the biggest known living single stem tree on Earth.  It's 275 feet tall, 25 feet in diameter and they estimate it to be 2,500 years old....

December 19, 2016

Everyone agreed, it was a good thing our normal location had been rented to someone else for December.  We went to Monroe's.  Elegant.  Delicious.  Inviting.  

We had a wonderful

time.  The food was great and the presents were too!  We had a gift exch...

October 19, 2016

"I wonder what Jane Simboli will be bringing for the potluck this month," you'd often hear the women say.  Everyone always looked forward to Jane's cooking.

"Can you believe that Jane Simboli?" A woman said to me. "She is so generous."

Jane never took short-cuts whe...

September 14, 2016

"What should I do?" the widow asked me as I handed her a tissue.  "I don't know if I should stay in my home or sell it.  I'm so anxious all the time.  All these changes are so difficult."

This is when you have to weigh your words carefully.  Listening is best...

September 20, 2015

Like apples of gold in settings of silver Is a word spoken in right circumstances. (Proverbs 25:11) 

Fall is here, and apples abound.  Our September meeting was full of apples.  We had apple pie, apple crisp, apple bread and apple cake.  

We also enjoyed...

June 22, 2015

We weren't expecting more than a handful of women for the June meeting because it was on Father's Day.  Boy, were we surprised. Not only did we have a great group, half of them were new faces.

 

I sat back and looked around the room as tears caught in my throat....

May 21, 2015

 Our May meeting was a pleasant gathering of spring time smiles and fellowship.  The women are beginning to develope some wonderful relationships and their conversation is easy and effortless. A hearty welcome to three new guests:  Marie, Rose and Ann.  We are blessed...

May 1, 2015

(These letters for L.O.L. were made from wood and decorated with paper and paint.)

 

Well, spring has definitely sprung,  We had a wonderful meeting with Sylvia Evans in April. Her message emphasized that God turns our mourning into joy.  He turns it, it's not somet...

January 19, 2015

 

It was a great start.  We had a cozy group of twelve women representing five churchs. The women had no problem mixing right in, chattering and sharing with one another.  Several faces were new to me and it was wonderful to see how they blended so quickly.

 

One los...

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