Category Archives: America

NO GOD, NO PEACE – KNOW GOD, KNOW PEACE …..

          There is no vacuum in the human heart. Certain demolitions take place, and it is well that they do, but on condition that they are followed by reconstructions. Victor Hugo My state has launched an … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME – UPRISING

The climate was right.  Summer heat had overtaken the city.  It was a holiday – a day of remembrance for those who had died defending their fellow man. In one part of the city, a white man, hired to serve … Continue reading

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SORTING THROUGH THE ASHES

Way back in time, we were introduced to televised news. The invention brought us closer to events that shocked, disturbed and incited many.  As years passed, we became used to this means of communication.  We relied on it to predict … Continue reading

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LIVES MATTER

I wonder if we can ever love each other as Christ first loved us.  Hatred and violence are ugly tools of the devil, which he uses to divide us.  We must fight him with every ounce of strength that God … Continue reading

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FIRE & BLOOD IN THE STREETS

Pools of crimson stain the streets. People running, hiding, covering themselves and those near them, Fear ensues, then pain, followed by anger and rage, Faces and heads shrouded in black, Too cowardly to show themselves, Misdirected, Searching, Groping for something to … Continue reading

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STOP THE INSANITY

Many will look at this post today and assume I’m a sanctimonious racist.  Some will accuse  me of being out of touch with the world.  The truth is, I’m a white woman.  I’m a Christian.  I’m a human being. I … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME . . .

There once was a woman who loved to create beautiful things from the earth.  Each year she’d long for the winter cold to vanish so she could lay seeds in the ground and watch them grow.  She loved to pull … Continue reading

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TWO MORE WEEKS

Early on in this “stay at home” policy, I noted that it seemed we were being required to do this in two week increments.  I’m not sure if that deadline is meant to encourage us to be optimistic that this … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SOUND OFF

Saturday seems as good a day as any to rant.  I try not to do so, but it’s trending today, so I thought I’d get on the bandwagon.  What stage of grief are we in now?  What’s happening in our … Continue reading

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CHALLENGING TIMES

We are in the midst of challenging times.  Every day a new restriction is placed on us.  Jobs are lost, businesses will soon follow, the stock market continues to dive, stores are selling out many of our necessary items.  The … Continue reading

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HISTORY CHANNEL MINI-SERIES

Last night was the first in a trilogy about our first president, George Washington.  We knew nothing about it until our son-in-law, a real history buff, brought it to our attention.  I love the way the history channel gives us … Continue reading

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FIELDS OF BLOOD

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER The poppy remains the symbol of remembering our veterans.  The red color and the abundance of these lovely blooms, is indicative of Flanders Field during World War I where many soldiers lost their lives … Continue reading

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WHY HONOR OUR VETS?

This beautiful flag, crafted by students, was made of construction paper rings and draped over the railing of the upper level of the gymnasium.  It extended down to the gym floor.The size alone is impressive.  The time to create it … Continue reading

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WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE

The familiar phrase, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to decieve,” is often attributed to William Shakespeare.  The author and composer of so many flowery words, with a beautifully rhythmic pace, in fact did not … Continue reading

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HISTORY REPEATING/LEARNING FROM THE PAST

On this day, November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected president by a landslide, electoral vote. He was not the popular vote winner.  He went on to lead our country at a time when living was slower, easier and we … Continue reading

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JUST ANOTHER DAY IN MINNEAPOLIS

President Trump is entering enemy territory this evening.  Two of these big Trump balloons are at the ready and will appear outside the place he takes the podium.  Several protestors from various factions will be on hand.  There are those … Continue reading

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WHAT LIES BELOW

During the last presidential election, we were promised by then candidate, Donald Trump, that he would drain the swamp of corruption which has invaded our land.  That sounded like a great idea to most of us every day citizens who … Continue reading

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IN GOD ALONE

We, the people, have been bombarded with an urgent desire to depose a sitting president.  This has been going on for the entire presidency of Donald Trump.  I have stated on my blog recently, that I’m trying to avoid the … Continue reading

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WHAT IS IT ENQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW?

We seem to be overrun with fake news these days, but it’s really nothing new.  Anything that isn’t true is fake news, right?  Some might refer to it as stretching the truth with innuendo or rhetoric.  Some may perceive it … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY

This is a re-run which has been reblogged once before.  I feel it has merit and since it’s throw back Thursday, I’m running it again.  Originally written on August 15, 2015. There’s been division of races, ethnicity, social class, political views … Continue reading

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