"Why, God," I used to ask, "do you tell women to submit to their husbands as to the Lord, and then You take their men Home first? We spend our whole lives honoring you through our husbands--then, suddenly, they're gone. Then what are we supposed to do?"
Do? I Timothy 5:5 says that the widow trusts in God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day. Okay, I thought, she certainly has more time to spend on her knees than she did when her husband was living.
I don't know how long it took me to finally catch on; but one day when reading Isaiah 54, my eyes fell on verses 4-5: