Category Archives: Salvation

A MAN OF SORROWS

“He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.”         Isaiah 53:3 Why did God allow this to happen?  … Continue reading

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JESUS, MY BROTHER

When we are in the throes of despair, When we think that all hope is gone, When our hearts feel empty and hopeless, That is when Jesus is the closest to us. He knows how we feel. He endured emotional … Continue reading

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HE WILL RETURN IN GLORY

Jesus was carried in His mother’s body on a simple beast of burden – a donkey – only 33 years prior to His entry into Jerusalem.  He came into the world in humility and left it in the same way, but He … Continue reading

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COME ON, SPRING!

Spring is having a hard time emerging in our part of the country, but there are signs that it won’t be much longer. Buds are ready to pop on the trees and little tulips and crocuses are peeking through the … Continue reading

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THE HANDS OF MY SAVIOR

I often think about the hands that reached up to his mother from the manger. Those tiny, dimpled hands were perfectly formed by His Father before His birth. As He grew, those little boy hands undoubtedly got scuffed and bruised just like … Continue reading

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TELL ME A STORY

MARY’S JOURNEY BY KATHY BOECHER He was a natural born story teller.  He came from a long line of them.  It was the way history was passed from generation to generation.  It was how the One true God of Israel … Continue reading

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DIRT

I recall making mud pies, as a child.  What fun it was holding wet dirt and molding it into round shapes and covering them with colored sugar.  This feast for the dog was only made palatable because of the topping, and of … Continue reading

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WASH ME CLEAN

“To love another person is to see the face of God.” Jean Valjean – “Les Miserables” A gentle constant rain has covered our city overnight.  Each drop washes away the dirt which has settled outside and over the house.  It … Continue reading

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YOU GET WHAT YOU DESERVE

I had the opportunity to visit with old friends this weekend – friends that I had also worked with in melodrama theater several years ago.  Melodrama is the genre that’s completely black and white.  Good is good and evil is evil.  … Continue reading

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ALL THAT YOU CAN BE

Soon seasoned athletes will compete in another World Olympics.  They’ve been training for this moment for years and are ready.  They’ve prepared in advance for what lies ahead.  They are motivated, driven, competitive, anxious, hopeful and even a little scared. As … Continue reading

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