“At the end of every third year you shall bring out all the tithe of your produce in that year, and shall deposit it in your town. The Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the orphan and the widow who are in your town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do. (Deuteronomy 14:28-29)
The death of a spouse causes stress, no other event in one's life can be more potentially negative. The psychological effects can bring on sadness, anxiety, and loneliness. Most widows lose 75% of their support base when their spouse dies. Approximately 700,000 women are widowed each year. Two thirds of all widows are over the age of 65. If you or someone you know is facing any of these challenges, Widow's Might can be your vanguard.
Widows' Might of Prescott stands for empowering, supporting and engaging with the widows in our surrounding area, to follow God's words in James 1:26-27:
If anyone thinks he is religious and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is futile. Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
We strive to help each widow to maintain her joy of life through our readiness to walk alongside her through this season of life.
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror— for once he looks at himself and goes away, he immediately forgets what sort of person he was. But the one who looks intently into the perfect Torah, the Torah that gives freedom, and continues in it, not becoming a hearer who forgets but a doer who acts—he shall be blessed in what he does.James 1:22-25 (TLV)
To find out more, please call either Lynn Stone at (928) 710-8613, or Char Malone at (928) 445-3749