Category Archives: God’s plans

MY WALK, HIS WAY

When I began writing this blog, almost five years ago, I had no idea what I was doing.  I enjoyed reading others’ posts.  I made some new good friends – some disappeared along the way – some even went to … Continue reading

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WRESTLING WITH GOD

We can learn so much from the Old Testament stories taught in Sunday school. I always had trouble with the one about Jacob wrestling with God. It seemed hard to understand why anyone would want to fight with God when … Continue reading

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CHANGING THE WORLD

The Lutheran Reformation will soon be celebrating its 500th anniversary. Tonight PBS airs “MARTIN LUTHER: THE IDEA THAT CHANGED THE WORLD,” the story of the Protestant Reformation and the use of means at hand to change the world with its teachings. On October … Continue reading

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O.T. LESSON FOR TODAY

We can learn so much from the Old Testament stories we were taught in Sunday school – lessons that can be applied to the inner battles we struggle with every day.  I always had trouble comprehending the one about Jacob wrestling … Continue reading

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ANYTHING GOES!

“History isn’t just the story of bad people doing bad things. It’s quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong.”   C. S. Lewis This weekend, my husband and I enjoyed our local … Continue reading

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PAINTING EN PLEIN AIR

I’m married to an artist.  He often has to search for a pair of pants that hasn’t been tainted with oil or acrylic paints.  Sometimes shirts are as difficult to selvedge.  Still, I’m particularly fond of this artist. When he was set … Continue reading

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AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART

We all remember the Bible stories about David and his rise to power.  As a young teenager, he killed the great giant, Goliath, with a single stone and slingshot.  He had many occasions to take the life of King Saul, … Continue reading

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YOU ARE A MASTERPIECE 

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER “While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die – whether it is our spirit, our creativity or … Continue reading

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JOYFUL, PATIENT AND FAITHFUL

“All good things arrive unto them that wait–and don’t die in the meantime.”  Mark Twain “God writes a lot of comedy … the trouble is, he’s stuck with so many bad actors who don’t know how to play funny.” Garrison … Continue reading

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A TIME FOR EVERY PURPOSE

Solomon gained much wisdom during his reign as king of Israel, but he often found life meaningless in the scheme of things.  He had it all – tried it all – felt enjoyment and pleasure from all of it, but … Continue reading

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ALMOST FINISHED

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. John F. Kennedy True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to … Continue reading

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DO YOU FEEL LIKE A FAILURE?

We all have days that start out with plans to take on the world only to have them dashed the minute we take one step out of bed.  Who knew there would be a Lego underfoot?  No matter how strong we … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – GOD’S WILL

One of the hardest things we do in life is surrender to the will of God.  We can never be like Him.  The separation was made in the Garden of Eden.  We can, however, find peace in letting go and … Continue reading

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THE STORM OF THE DECADE

Remnants of carved Jack-O-Lanterns hidden by a blanket of snow.  Little trick or treaters tucked into their beds as folks pushed shovels to stay ahead of the storm.  The blizzard of October 31, 1991 buried Minneapolis in more than 2 feet of fresh … Continue reading

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AIRPORT TIME

i had some time on my trip back home to do a little people watching at the airport.  When you think about it, we kind of become captives of the airlines, because we either have to wait forever or we … Continue reading

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WHO KNEW?

I was just a young girl when my life was laid out for me.  A husband had been chosen.  We would soon be married and I could plan on having a family some day.  We would work hard for what … Continue reading

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