Guys CAN make flower arrangements!
Valentines week gave me a great opportunity to talk to my teenage boys about caring for the widows in our congregation. For a special Guys only devotional, I purchased sets of flowers from a local flower shop and the teen boys created flower arrangements. During the creation process, we discussed James 1:27, and the similarities between orphans and widows.
When the creations were complete, we drove around town and delivered the flowers.
During our discussion, the boys brought up that we don’t think about the widows often. They recognized that there is less of a chance of a widow having a closer community of friends and family who spend time with them, and even if they do, there are certainly times of loneliness. Our widows aren’t people we appreciate often so finding the time to do so was extremely beneficial.