In yesterday's Life with Lynnie (LwL) entry, I discussed the fact that Lent has now begun. And, I mentioned that I had missed out on having sweet treats, on Shrove Tuesday.
It's nice to know that spring is coming. It's not here, yet. It will be, at the time of Easter.
Our weather has still been at or below freezing. Brrr...
Even though it was still rather cold last evening, a couple of my sisters-in-the-Lord, came to visit me. Both are part of my church family.
When E (we call N) and L arrived, I was so happy to see them!
After welcoming them, I hung up their coats, and we went to sit down in my living room. Before I sat down, they handed me a gift.
It was a lovely fresh fruit tray!
I smiled and thanked them. It was an opportunity for me to have a healthier sweet treat, than what would have been available on Shrove Tuesday (Pancake/Paczki Day)!
Seriously, it was lovely. I thanked them and let them know they should pass along my thanks/appreciation to the rest of my church family.
Together, we talked about various things. Including, my health.
Of course, before N & L left to head home, we prayed.
It did my heart good to be able to sit and pray together. After all, I live alone, being widowed. There is no one here, for me to pray with.
First L prayed. Then, N. In closing, I prayed.
It's wonderful to know that our Lord was with us.
Just as He told us, in Matthew 18:20, "For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."
Yes, there we were. Gathered together, in His name. Praying.
Knowing that our Lord was there, with us!
Not just praying for healing for me, although we did that. But, also praying for our pastor and church family. And, our own family members, also!
I must admit I felt encouraged. And, loved.
Loved by my sisters, my church family, and of course, my Lord.
To me, nothing was or ever could be better than that. I felt blessed.
Thank You, Lord!
Until next time...
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