Florence Anne Apperson (Virginia)
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Paul said, “In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” - Acts 20:35 (NIV)
As a little girl I enjoyed watching my mother prepare hearty stews, and bake golden loaves of bread and rich,
velvety cakes and pastries. Close to supper time she would pack portions of this food into a basket to take to a neighbor in need.
One day on our way...
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