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SELF REFLECTION

It isn’t a matter of taking sides in a situation. We must first look at ourselves – our own mistakes and misconceptions – our flaws and voices that speak without thinking first. This week has been one of great ups … Continue reading

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LET FREEDOM RING

To soar with the eagles no matter how high,To reach all my goals or at least I can try,To try and to fail but never give up,to turn to my God to fill my cup,To speak what I feel without … Continue reading

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IF YOU DON’T MIND, IT DOESN’T MATTER

Actually the above statement is untrue. I haven’t been to the doctor in over a year. The only medical attention I’ve had recently is getting my COVID19 shot. My doctor, however, is an amazing woman. I miss seeing her, because … Continue reading

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I GOT SHOT

I grew up in a day and age when vaccinations were commonplace. Before we entered school we were already immunized against small pox, DPT and later Polio, Measles and Mumps. For a while there, I was a pin cushion. When … Continue reading

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TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY. .

“Yesterday was plain awful.” as Little Orphan Annie once said. It sometimes feels that way, but some days really are worse than others. We wake up with positive thoughts, which are suddenly cut short by bad news. We go through … Continue reading

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LETTING GO

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER The moments have turned into days, the days turn into years.We’ve watched you grow. We’ve seen success and now there come the tears.I know I should be happy for all that lies ahead.A family together – … Continue reading

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WHAT IS TRUTH?

“Tell me I’m clever, Tell me I’m kind, Tell me I’m talented, Tell me I’m cute, Tell me I’m sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I’m perfect – But tell me the truth.” Shel Silverstein When seeking the truth, we might … Continue reading

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A LITTLE COTTAGE IN THE WOODS

This is a rerun of a post done in February of this year. It was just the beginning of the news of Covid 19. We had no idea what we were in for. A little cottage in the woods, An … Continue reading

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BAH, HUMBUG

I can sympathize with this poor cat. Especially this year. We go through all the motions of dressing our houses with lights and decorations. We shop (this year online) until we drop. We plan limited gatherings with no more than … Continue reading

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OUR CHRISTMAS CARD TO YOU

A light dusting of powdered sugar snow glistens in the light coming from an old country church.  The streets are empty now after the hustle and bustle within this tiny town.  On this holy of holiest nights, people find their way into … Continue reading

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WHAT HAVE WE GOT TO BE THANKFUL ABOUT?

In the next few days, many are planning to go ahead with family gatherings for Thanksgiving in spite of mandates set by our governor. In what might be considered an act of defiance, it’s still a time to be thankful, … Continue reading

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SILENT SATURDAY

My post today is intended for me, myself and I. I’ve been known to fly off the handle from time to time. I don’t do it often, but when I do, it’s time to put my own thinking to bed, … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY – MY GREAT GRANDPARENTS

Today is Throw Back Thursday. I chose to pull this picture out today, because I wonder what these two would think of our country in its current state. They were a wonderful couple – one that meant stability to me. … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMED

Everywhere you go, whether it be a church, a family gathering, an election booth a grocery store, it seems a huge black cloud is hanging over us. The every day events of living have lost their joy. Faces are hidden … Continue reading

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ARE YOU LISTENING?

As most of you know, I’m losing my hearing so I miss a lot of the conversations that go on around me.  I can’t really enjoy a television show, because it’s hard to determine the plot when you can’t hear … Continue reading

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SUNDAY MORNING PRAYER

Dear, Holy, Father, It seems strange to be coming to worship you virtually. Unfortunately this is the way of the world right now. When I think about our relationship, it really has nothing to do with the physical edifice of … Continue reading

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ARE YOU ACTIVE OR PASSIVE?

Passivity is a term best described as being a couch potato. The Oxford Dictionary describes it as, “acceptance of what happens, without active response or resistance.” Lately I’ve found myself going to the couch more often than I’ve ever done. … Continue reading

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SONSHINE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Paul is taking his plein air painting group to a sunflower field to paint today.  One of my favorite flowers to paint – not only because of their beauty, glory and delicious color, but … Continue reading

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I MISS THE HUGS

It used to be that hugs were natural.  Now we must be careful not to send the wrong message.  Social distancing has made it impossible to show affection, to encourage or show concern with an embrace.  We’ should be conscious … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON THE CONGRESS

Today, I’ve decided to print some quotes about the American Congress – that noble group of elected officials who seem to have forgotten who they work for.  Not much has changed since the beginning of our independence. “Reader, suppose you … Continue reading

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