Widow Strong Friday 5: Papa’s Story of Standing Strong, DIY Spa Scrub Video, TX Birthday and More!

 In General, Newsletter

Hi Friends,

Don’t you find it interesting that we collectively celebrate the warmth of Valentine love during a typically cold month? The journey of love, whether love in a relationship, community, or calling, is transformational, calling us to become our best selves. Today’s Friday 5 starts now…

1. Standing Strong: My father once told me of a community that stood strong through many Polish winters. This compelling story is shared in my latest blog post. Please click here to read. https://widowstrong.com/1661-2/ ~ Mishael, Founder Widow StrongBlog Post

2. DIY Video: Thanks to Kathryn Ruff of the Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team for leading a workshop on self-care and all-natural ways to create spa experiences at home. Here’s a 5-minute video on Kathryn’s DIY quick and easy, all-natural body exfoliation scrub made from ingredients in your kitchen. It’s sure to make you feel Fabulous!

Kathry's DIY Scrub

3. Galentine’s Gathering: Last Sunday Galentine’s Event was Wonderful! In all, we were able to serve 17 widows and over 20 children with lavish Valentine gift bags for widows and their children through our in-person event and mailing out care packages to those who were not able to come. Thank you to our volunteers, sponsors (Real Fake BuildingsTeam Sports Ministries, and Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team) and Widow Strong members for making our February Widow Strong Gathering such a heart-warming success of sharing God’s love in practical ways!

Would you like to become a sponsor for a Widow Strong Gathering in Atlanta or Texas? Email me, Mishael Porembski, at hello@widowstrong.com and we would be happy to share details. Our March Gathering event is Sunday March 1st, 2020. Thank you.4. Widow Strong TX First Birthday Celebration! Please watch a quick 2-minute video from Carrie Stringer, co-leader of Widow Strong in Lufkin, TX, about their upcoming Gathering event. Ice cream proceeds help support Widow Strong events! What a sweet deal! Here’s the FB event link to attend. https://www.facebook.com/events/168884754411559/ Hope to see you there!

WS TX Birthday Celebration and Fundraiser

5. Minivan Giveaway Update: The votes are in and we will be declaring our giveaway WINNER this Feb 14th Valentines’ Day! HUGE thanks to Greg Herndon, owner of Steve’s Automotive Center in Marietta, GA for donating time, services, and parts to make our minivan in top condition to give away! Thanks as well to Paul Merganhagen of Real Fake Buildings for sponsoring the car cleaning detail service. So kind! If you are in the Marietta area, please show the love by supporting businesses that support Widow Strong empowerment.

Thanks to our Sponsors! Widow Strong events are totally supported by our community sponsors, donors, and volunteers. Thank you! Please support businesses that support widow empowerment Visit our sponsor page by clicking HERE!

Sharing hope, health, and healing with widows and their children is our honor. Your financial partnership directly supports our Widow Strong outreach and group programs. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today using this link. Give Thank you!

Be strong and courageous, for the LORD is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

Stronger Together,

Mishael Porembski

Founder, Widow Strong


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