What a difference a bag of groceries can make! For most of us, the food we have in our cabinets is so abundant we don’t even use it all. Our pantries have cans and jars that have probably been there quite a while. It’s hard to even imagine a kitchen where the cabinets sit empty, and there aren’t even half-used bottles of oil or ketchup.
This month, we received a call from a woman who called to say that she was out of food. Completely. Not a bottle of oil, nor a package of pasta or rice remained in her home, and she has two sons in her household, too. Thanks to the generosity of our church, we had some imperishable items stocked up, but I also went to the grocery store to “complete” the donation for her family.Read More