Category Archives: repentance

AN EMPTY CRADLE

An empty cradle sat in a hidden corner, collecting dust and cobwebs.  It had gone unnoticed for several years.  Early in their marriage, the couple had longed for a child.  They waited and prayed, but it was not to be.  At … Continue reading

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BLAH, BLAH, BLAH!

Our house has been pretty free of the morning, noon and evening news for the past month or two.  It’s been a refreshing change.  There’s something about the news that puts us into a bad mood.  There’s so much of … Continue reading

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IF WE REPENT …

Then Job answered the Lord and said: “I know that you can do all things,     and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.  ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not … Continue reading

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AROUND AND AROUND

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When I feel alone and troubled, By the cares of this world, I turn to You, When I think I can no longer endure, The jabs and punches of life, I … Continue reading

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I’M SORRY!

Even through our heartache and failures, God peppers our lives with humor and joy.  He spices up the mix by providing us with embarrassing situations which bring us off our pedestals.  He shows us His love when He gives us … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN

When a child open’s his eyes for the first time and really looks into yours, the connection begins.  As they grow, their lives continue to have an impact on us.  We remember the details of the every day stuff – the … Continue reading

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LIFE IN CHRIST – PEACE IN DEATH

The world is not the place for me.  I long to be in heaven. When thoughts like that invade my mind, I need to be forgiven. God didn’t make me to want death.  He chose me as His own. He … Continue reading

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LOVE MEANS SAYING YOU’RE SORRY

Personal relationships should always be truthful, but an intimate relationship with God begins with laying all our sins at His feet.  We should do this, not because He isn’t completely aware of our mistakes, but because He wants us to see our … Continue reading

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DO OVER DAYS

Mondays are great do over days.  We’ve been refreshed through worship and praise.  We have a new week ahead of us – new challenges to face – dreams to fulfill.  When we begin anew, we have to face the possibility … Continue reading

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TAKE MY HEART

My heart Is stained with darkness. There is no good in me. I don’t deserve God’s forgiveness, but still, He loves me. I continue to turn my back on Him, but He won’t leave me. I put my trust in … Continue reading

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PASSING THE BUCK

I blame you, You blame someone else, They blame another and eventually it comes back to me. Maybe it would save a lot of time and trouble If I took responsibility in the first place. KATHY BOECHER

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IT’S NOT MY FAULT!

We have become a generation of blame gamers.  Of course, blaming someone else for our actions isn’t new, but it seems to be making a huge comeback.  I used to have a computer that would exclaim, “It’s not my fault” whenever … Continue reading

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