Category Archives: patience

HYDRANGEAS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© I love these magnificent, showy flowers – The hydrangea, Colored pink, mauve, deep indigo and a blend of all, This year I’ve had back luck with these blooms, Late in the season I discovered … Continue reading

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WORTH THE WAIT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© This painting is now living in the home of a good friend Waiting patiently to see what nature has in store for us in our new “old” house.  Since we moved in October, we only … Continue reading

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I CAN’T WAIT!

“Time always seems long to the child who is waiting  – for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.”  Dag Hamarskjold Advent is a … Continue reading

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I WANT IT RIGHT NOW!

We live in a world of instant everything. We can get information just by inputting data into a computer. We are transported to far off places with the flick of a remote. Our diet may consist of fast food, microwave … Continue reading

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THE HARVEST

Like any gardener or farmer, I often grow impatient.   I want to see results within days of my planting. I soon remember that in this blogging world of ours, there are many seeds being planted each day.  The seeds don’t just … Continue reading

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THOUGH FEARS ASSAIL ME …..

The room begins to close in on you. You feel suffocated in your inner most being. Your heart begins to race – your mouth is dry – your hands begin to tremble – your breathing becomes heavy and almost chokes … Continue reading

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WINTER’S GRIP

Spent the morning at the clinic waiting to be told what I already knew. I have a sinus infection. So I’m a little late in getting a post done. This has been a much easier winter for us than last … Continue reading

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ROLLER COASTER

When you ride a roller coaster, you feel anticipation, The thrill of each wild moment, the freedom of inhibition. Your spirit soars as you reach each rising peak. Your stomach rushes into your throat. You can no longer speak. The … Continue reading

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CLEANSED WITH THE TEARS OF GOD

Mountainous clouds entwine in a sky of black, Filling with tears from the Lord of all. He sees and He knows our tribulation. The depth of our sorrow is in His hands. There is nothing we can do to take … Continue reading

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LEAD ON!

My life is filled with twists and turns, with bumps along the path. A crooked road that’s filled with holes – reminders of God’s wrath. The way becomes corrupted with thorns and tangled webs. My feet are often stifled, my … Continue reading

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Ten New Year’s Resolutions

So …. Three days until you and I will change the way we live. We will begin another diet – cut down on using electronic devices – spend more quality time with spouse or children – cut out some addictive … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After

If every day held fairy tales and happily ever afters, Our lives would soon grow boring. We’d be hanging from the rafters. So God gives us all challenges through every single day To know that He’s beside us in each … Continue reading

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COME, LORD JESUS

It seems we wait forever, for things we want right now, It is our chief endeavor as through each day we plow. Our hearts are disappointed when things don’t go our way, but God’s own Son anointed, made sure our debt to … Continue reading

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SIMEON

Some folks forget that Jesus was a Jew.  His mom and step dad were both from the lineage of King David, so they were steeped in Jewish tradition and law .  It was the custom for a male child to be circumcised and … Continue reading

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YOU CAN TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS

I’m one of those old dogs who is constantly learning.  I’ve spent much of my time on earth learning to be patient, but I never seem to get it. I had another lesson yesterday as my  group of 12 children, all third grade … Continue reading

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