This Week's Story

What He Knew

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What were the resources of Elijah, the poor widow, and myself?

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It was 1988 and my income had been reduced and my financial responsibilities increased. When I received my daughter Beth’s letter, I had paid the current bills. We had food in the refrigerator. My two-year old and third grader were well. I had no savings account, two or three dollars in my purse, and about twenty dollars in my checking account.

Beth, who was attending school in Germany, wrote, “Mom, would you please send me $50.00?”…
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