I am sitting in a hotel room with a great friend having wine and cheese. I have met this person through ministry in the Church. She is a holy and spiritual person who has gone through much suffering.
I learn much about God and love from this sister in the Lord. One of the reasons God has brought us together so that I can learn from her.
One of the things I have learned from this sister is that suffering must be the way to God. She has endured much.
Part of the sisterhood in the Lord is sharing weaknesses as well as strengths. Part of the sisterhood in the Lord is trusting in each other because God has brought us together.
St. Paul talks about the women who served the Church. The Gospels remind us of the holy women who served the physical needs of food and lodging for Christ and His disciples.
Such are sisters in the Lord.
3 and Joanna, the wife of Herod’s steward Chuza, and Susanna, and many others, who provided for them[a] out of their resources.