Category Archives: anxiety

SO THIS BE MADNESS …

I’ve been trying to remain silent about all the hoopla over our president and the slings and arrows flying in his direction.  All of these diversion tactics draw us away from the truth in the form of fake news, insane attempts … Continue reading

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CHOICES

“We are not living in a world where all roads are radii of a circle and where all, if followed long enough, will therefore draw gradually nearer and finally meet at the centre: rather in a world where every road, … Continue reading

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DON’T WORRY – BE HAPPY

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss What is the source of true happiness?  Is it merely a state of mind or is it what we hope to accomplish throughout our lives?  Most of us … Continue reading

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GETTING YOUR SMILE BACK

Today we continue our journey to S. Carolina and a long awaited visit with our children and in celebration of grandson #2s graduation.  We’ve had a great visit with my sis and her husband.  Got to take a wonderful tour … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIP!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty had a great fall, Instead of King’s horses and all of his men, He took a log road trip.  He’s not been seen again. Not exactly like the original, but my friend Julie got … Continue reading

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ORGANIZED CHAOS

As we travel this road called life, we will encounter chaos.  It is not the way God intended our path to be. He created perfection. He created order. In the middle of nothing, He melted the darkness and made light. … Continue reading

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MELT DOWN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Rushing water, Surging as it crashes, Over broken rock, And fallen trees, Twisting and turning, Undulating like a serpent, Snaking its way through the forest, Life giving water, Flourishing with vitality, Imprisoned … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE OF TWO WOLVES

I’ve always been interested in Schizophrenia.  My mother in law suffered from it.  She established a second personality, with a different name, to stand in when she couldn’t take responsibility for her own actions.  It seems to be a genuine inner conflict … Continue reading

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AM I LOSING IT?

“I’m not confused, I’m just well mixed.”  Robert Frost As I go through this “wonderful” stage of my life, there are times when I feel like I’m losing it.  One of my greatest fears is that I will do just … Continue reading

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HOW’S THAT EASTER THING GOING?

It’s Wednesday – three days after our risen Savior proved His divinity and overcame the power of the grave.  Good news – yes, awesome news!  Three days into the week and you receive news that a relative has passed into … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE CROSS

Our days on earth are really very few when you think about it.  As I grow older and closer to the end of mine, I’ve begun to realize that.  It seems only yesterday that the ground was covered with a white … Continue reading

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WHAT DRAWS US TO TRAGEDY?

In 2011, the REELZ channel received four Emmy Awards for the mini-series, “The Kennedys.”  They are now following up with a two part showing of  “The Kennedys After Camelot.”  I was a young woman at the time of the Kennedy presidency and … Continue reading

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GOD USES THE ORDINARY

There are times when we feel attacked from all sides. Trouble continues to plague us or the world we live in. When we can’t possibly handle another test, another one comes along to add to the mix. There are so many examples … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TEST?

This life is full of tests.  So much depends on how we deal with them.  I’ve always been one of those who sailed along comfortably and when things started to get choppy, I’d give up.  Whether it was looking at … Continue reading

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NO PLACE TO HIDE

As a performer, I have had to assume many characters.  In so doing, I’m hiding my real identity behind a mask for a time and can be judged for the part I play rather than the person I really am.  … Continue reading

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IN THE DESERT

Doesn’t it seem interesting that some of the most important events in the Bible take place in the desert?  Moses led the nation of Israel through a desert wilderness for 40 years.  Abraham sent Hagar and her son into the … Continue reading

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TIME PASSAGES

It seems we spend most of our lives in a hurry.  s We often race through life without really taking time to enjoy it. We’ve been in this quandary for so many years, it’s become habit.  Now we have the opportunity … Continue reading

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GET ME OUT OF THIS!

Some days,  I just want to scream and holler at God.  I want immediate answers to my prayers.  I pray that life would go smoother.  The nagging voice of the devil uses this weakness to tempt me into simply giving up. I seem … Continue reading

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PRAYER FOR HEALING

The ugly “C” word has consumed my circle of friends lately.  My husband also has undergone treatment for this degenerating, disheartening malady.  I often wonder why God choses some to suffer through these things and others go unscathed. When Job … Continue reading

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I’M SO TIRED

I posted this two years ago and find myself in the same position today.  When downsizing a house and getting rid of the clutter, I realize that I’ve actually been doing this for quite some time. Some things never change.  We … Continue reading

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