Kim Harms


Naomi and the Widows’ Club: A Safe, Strong Place After the Loss of a Spouse

Society today does not prepare us for a time in life when we live alone. Most of us are not ready. In our death-denying culture, we make assumptions and plan for a life lived together with our spouses. We typically do not prepare for the shock, grief, loss of identity and social standing, economic insecurity, and loneliness that frequently accompanies the loss of our life partner. But God prepares us. The Bible contains an entire chapter focused on the plight of two widows: Ruth, who is young, and Naomi, who is not. This book focuses on a modern day Naomi and the first year of encouragement she brought to 8 widows.