Category Archives: Body of Christ

THE PROMISED LAND

In April of 1968, I had two toddlers, was a stay at home mom, and was living in small town Wisconsin.  We were far away from the riots  raging in Milwaukee in the sixties, but were well aware of them.  … Continue reading

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TAGS

ORIGINALLY POSTED 9/5/16 This familiar tag can  be found everywhere.  My mother did everything by the book and nearly had a heart attack when my husband ripped a tag off of a pillow.  She was certain  the police would be there in an … Continue reading

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OPEN DOOR – OPEN ARMS

We’re loving our new “old” house more and more every day.  In the past few weeks, we’ve been tinkering around in the yard, establishing a few new gardens and clearing out some of the old ones which have overgrown.  It … Continue reading

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ANOTHER ANGEL IN HEAVEN

Today, my best friend went to heaven.  It’s been a long journey for her and her loving family as Cancer invaded her body and finally overcame her.  I wrote about this amazing friend a while ago.  She and her husband … Continue reading

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REMEMBRANCES

ORIGINAL WOOD SCULPTURE BY PAUL BOECHER For most of us, memories of past misdeeds are things we’d rather not remember.  We’d rather tuck them away in the deepest recesses of our minds and never bring them to the light of … Continue reading

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THE SINGING CHURCH

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”  Martin Luther One lovely result of the Protestant Reformation was … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE OFFICE

   As most of you know, I rarely miss a day of blogging, but this weekend I’ll be taking a brief hiatus to concentrate on my family of drama students as they perform.   I ask that the Lord be … Continue reading

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PUT THE BEST CONSTRUCTION ON IT 

   How can there be opportunity in tragedy?  How do you make something good out of an excruciatingly painful situation?  How do you find a silver lining when your life is filled with nothing but stormy skies?   It’s not … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

    40 days had passed since his brutally crushed body was raised from death and He appeared to His followers.  Some thought He was a ghost, others doubted it was Him.  In that short span of time, He proved that … Continue reading

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NUMBER MY DAYS

Our days are numbered in God’s timeline. We don’t know how long, where or when, but we will all die. There is no question about it.  We have no control over it. Consider these days He has given us as … Continue reading

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MY LORD, MY GUIDE

The road our Savior walked in life was simply pure perfection, And when He died upon the cross He returned through resurrection, His home is now at God’s right hand, together they are one, His Holy Spirit joins with them. … Continue reading

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TAKE RESPONSIBILITY

Society has taken a dark step backwards. I’m not sure if it’s because we’ve forgotten Jesus’ admonishment to love one another as we love ourselves – if we’ve totally forgotten the Ten Commandments – or if we’ve turned to ourselves for our own … Continue reading

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