Category Archives: Christian Devotions and Reflection

ALL LIVES MATTER

This post was written on August 15, 2015, but still remains pertinent.  I wonder if we will ever practice what we preach and love each other as Christ first loved us.  Hatred and violence are ugly tools of the devil, … Continue reading

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A HOUSE WILL BE A HOME IF …

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A solid base with bones yet strong, A place where love and peace belong, A fortress from the outside gives, A buttress where time still forgives, The inner walls are cracked and dry, … Continue reading

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MY HUSBAND, THE RE-ENACTOR

Up until two years ago, my husband would don his frontier clothes, make his way to a rendezvous of several other re-enactors from the 1800s and give a historical lesson to school aged children about life on the prairie in … Continue reading

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BE A LIGHT IN A WORLD OF DARKNESS

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON ATIMETOSHARE.ME 7/12/14 Edith Wharton was a  writer from the late 18th to the early 19h Century who came from a life of privilege.  One of her contemporaries was Theodore Roosevelt.  The fact that she came from a wealthy … Continue reading

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GOD’S PROVISION

Last night, fireworks were at their peak, but were nothing compared to the glorious show God provided afterwards.  A beautiful light show filled the sky as refreshing rains fell throughout the evening to cleanse the effects of a dreadfully hot … Continue reading

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ROCK SOLID

Your hand reaches down and touches the vastness of creation, Within your hand is the power to carve into mountains and establish flowage for the water, There is power in the sound of your voice, Majesty and steadfastness, With one word … Continue reading

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TEN STEPS TO BEING A GOOD DAD

There are many experts on fatherhood and the best ways to approach the job, but it seems to me that God gives us all the answers we need in His Word. Parenting is mentioned countless times in this book and the … Continue reading

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LITTLE SINS

Dawn Jones at INSPIRATION with an ATTITUDE had an interesting post today about tolerance.  It got me to thinking how the devil works and what he’s done slowly sifting through humanity with his minions.  His ideology would seem to be spreading … Continue reading

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WHEN TEARS FALL

My best friend is facing her final journey.  I’m writing this post with her permission, so that it may help others who are going through the same thing. Life is so fragile, so tentative, but really a time of grace … Continue reading

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THE WINTER THAT NEVER ENDS

The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon clinging icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality each day only adds to their girth. That … Continue reading

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