When God created woman, He made a very special creation. He made us beautiful and unique. He made us strong and resilient, gutsy and spirited, sassy and sweet. And He loves us. God really, really loves His girls. And the Bible is filled with many women – some good, some bad – all of who God made, who God loved, and who we can learn many lessons from.
This widow does not have a name. Her story is given in 1 Kings 17:8-24 and she is mentioned by Jesus the Christ in Luke 4:24-26. The widow of Zarephath had nothing spectacular going on. Her husband had died, she was raising a son alone, and she was very poor, but this widow has much to teach us.