GENEVA, Ala (BNc) — Ladies of the Geneva church packed plastic tubs of food items and other goodies and mailed them to four soldiers serving our country, most on foreign soil. The soldiers were children of members of the church.
A beautiful grouping with pictures featuring each soldier was placed in the ladies Bible classroom. A sign up sheet was passed for the ladies to state what suggested items they would donate. Tiny plastic soldiers, with yellow ribbons tied around their necks, were given to each lady reminding her to pray daily for the soldiers. Everyone was encouraged to write a personal letter and place it in the care tub. All were encouraged to keep the plan a secret from the soldiers. The goal was to ship the package so it would arrive before Thanksgiving.
Last week word came that the care tubs had reached each soldier. Immediately words of appreciation were emailed back home, and expressed the joy they felt in sharing it with their fellow soldiers.
As a teenage girl, I prayed to marry a preacher. God answered my prayer. Douglas and I will be married 56 years on December 18. He has been preaching the gospel since before we were married. We have two children and two grandchildren all of whom are faithful members of the church. God is so good. I love Him so.