Category Archives: prayer

FIRST RESPONSE OR LAST RESORT?

Worry seems to be part of our human nature. It’s interesting to me that animals don’t seem to carry that trait, and what a blessing for them. I mean, they have to find a warm place to sleep when it … Continue reading

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NOW I LAY ME, DOWN TO SLEEP . . .

When I was a child, I was taught to pray – Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep.  If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord, my soul to … Continue reading

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SOLITUDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In solitude we sometimes find ourselves – we need some time alone, A quiet place where life stands still – an instant safety zone, Where waters blue surround us, where peace is everywhere, … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT PRAYER

Prayer was important to Jesus. He would often escape to a quiet place to talk with His Father.  His time was limited, because of the big following He was gaining, but that didn’t stop Him.  The disciples saw their rabbi … Continue reading

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TALKING TO GOD

I had a cortisone shot yesterday. I’ve been nursing a bad knee and hip since I was released from the hospital in November 2022. I was only allowed a shot in the knee, because I have to make a separate … Continue reading

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PRAYER CLOSET

My maternal grandmother was a child in the late 1800s. She had a pioneer spirit. much like the matriarch, in the series {“1923”) Cara Dutton (played by Helen Mirren.) My grandma even had snow white hair which she braided into … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMED

We all have those days when feeling overwhelmed becomes overwhelming. I’m talking about a number of circumstances, but particularly when you’ve been faced with a recurring problem that just doesn’t seem to get better. The frustration comes in not being … Continue reading

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MONDAY PRAYER

Dear Father, God, Thy will be done. Amen!

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FALL ON YOUR KNEES

When we first moved into our new, old house, I discovered I was spending a lot of time on my knees. The old farmhouse we chose to inhabit had been restored and most of the interior structural work was done. … Continue reading

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WHY PRAY?

I’ve never had too much of a problem writing down my thoughts. I guess this is the way I can express myself without actually speaking the words. As I grow older, the words I speak get garbled or I use … Continue reading

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LEAN ON HIM!

When those we love are hurting physically or emotionally, it’s hard to sit back and do nothing. We want to fix things and make them better. Unfortunately, it isn’t always possible for us to do that. We often find it … Continue reading

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TINY BLESSINGS

Filtered light kisses tiny petals,Morning mist embraces each leaf,Golden rays enliven,Breathing,Inspiring,Giving hope,Fear and anxiety drowned by the beauty,Bringing peace,Lifting up,We start anew,We gasp for fresh air,We believe,We know,We are convinced,We can look forward,Little faces of joy,Spring forth,From the dirt of … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I PRAY WHEN I’M ANGRY?

Each day comes with a new challenge. We may be staring at danger – hopelessness – fear – anxiety. Our hearts may be filled with anger because of the state of our country. We could be angry by all the … Continue reading

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PRAYERS FOR UKRAINE

I cannot begin to imagine what the Ukrainians are dealing with in their country. The United States seems oblivious to the wars that rage around us and seem eager to send money and arms, but not really providing any kind … Continue reading

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WHEN ALL WE CAN DO IS PRAY . . .

As we look at our world today, we could get angry, frustrated, hopeless and even vengeful. What we tend to forget is that there is a much greater power that exists – a power that transcends all human understanding. It … Continue reading

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CALL ON ME . . .

We’re in a time in history when fear is probably our greatest enemy. The pandemic has placed most everyone in a bubble – in more ways than one. We fear being isolated from others. We fear getting a disease which … Continue reading

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ARE YOUR PRAYERS A LAST RESORT?

What’s on your worry list today? Are you anxious about the future? Do you fear you won’t have enough money to make the house payment? Are you fearful of a positive COVID19 diagnosis? Are you up in arms about the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Dear Jesus, You were willing to leave the entire flock to find that one sheep who went astray. You were wiling to give living water to an enemy of your people. You spent quality time with those who needed your … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Dear Heavenly, Father, This has been a week, Lord. I know that everything is in your hands and I have confidence that you will bring order from chaos, but it seems when it rains it pours. So I come to … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Dear, Lord, I just read an article about a summer sleep away camp in Georgia.  More than 3/4 of the camp attendees and staffers contracted the Covid19 virus.  With statistics like that, I can’t help but be concerned for children … Continue reading

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