Tag Archives: Anxiety

DEJA VUE ALL OVER AGAIN

I don’t know about the rest of you, but Ground Hog Day has become the norm for the past year. You wake up, same time every day, go to the bathroom mirror and see the same face, brush the same … Continue reading

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SLOW TO ANGER

Anger is a powerful emotion. Not only can it be harmful to the person on the receiving end, but also to the one administering it. We seem to be on a road to self destruction when we see that fuse … Continue reading

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Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does is come in simpler ways, like doing and … Continue reading

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TOO MUCH EXCESS BAGGAGE

There are days in my life when worry overtakes me. I often wonder why it’s so much a part of who I am. You could say, I’m the typical Jewish mother – even though I’m not Jewish. Jesus was, however … Continue reading

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COVID-19 YOU GOTTA LAUGH

At the time I posted this picture we were about three months into the pandemic. I was in denial, hoping that this was all a figment of my imagination – that I’d wake up and it would be over. For … Continue reading

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HOW OLD AM I AGAIN?

Acting our age isn’t always possible when you enter your golden years. When you think about it, acting our age is really an impossible task at any age. When we’re born we come out kicking and screaming and when we … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE HAVE TO BE THANKFUL FOR?

I consider myself to have been richly blessed with many special acquaintances on this planet. Of course my family is number one – my husband, my three children and their better halves along with their children and countless pets. I’ve … 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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SINGING THE BLUES

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Lipid pools of open water, gently piercing through the glass, Leaving pock marks on the surface, praying that this soon will pass, Such a constant blend of color, only one remains to be, Dripping, … Continue reading

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AN OVER EXTENDED TIME OUT

As old as I am, I still remember the days when I was led to the corner to think about my actions. Today they call it a time out. In Biblical times, they called it 40 days and 40 nights. … Continue reading

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A SUDDEN SURGE

Have you ever just opened up the floodgates and let the tears fall where they may? You may have no logical reason for doing so, but with things as they are in our world right now, I seem to be … Continue reading

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IT ONLY TOOK ONE STONE

King David was once a young shepherd boy.  He was satisfied tending his sheep.  His brothers were older and stronger, with a few more years of life experience than he.  He found satisfaction playing the lyre while watching over the … Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA FAILS

Forrest Gump’s mama had it right when she said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.”  The Pinterest photo above is evidence of how things usually turn out in real life. The … Continue reading

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WE HAVE A CHOICE

We never seem to outgrow fear.  It’s an emotion that carries with it the scars of a lifetime.  It’s something that grows with the years.  Add our prejudices, anger, our negativity and our selfishness to it and we have a … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME . . .

There once was a woman who loved to create beautiful things from the earth.  Each year she’d long for the winter cold to vanish so she could lay seeds in the ground and watch them grow.  She loved to pull … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU JUST WANT TO SCREAM

I’ve been able to avoid using my sewing machine for almost four years.  Now that there’s a need for face masks, I got on the mask making bandwagon.  Those diy YouTube videos make it look so easy.  I thought it … Continue reading

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QUESTIONING AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES

How long has this been going on?  I feel like it’s been years, but the first case of reported COVID19 occurred sometime in January.  Immediately the pandemic turned into panic.  Since that time, states have been going into lockdown and … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear, Risen Savior, Brother and Friend, Jesus, I come to you this Sunday after Easter with a heavy heart.  I like many others in this world have grown impatient.  I find myself becoming angry that I can’t be with my … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME – PART TWO

There once was a place that flourished with great bounty.  Fields of wheat blew softly in the wind as corn pushed its way through the fertile soil. There were those who lived in poverty, not by choice.  The division in … Continue reading

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THIRSTING FOR CHURCH

It’s Sunday – a day I would normally be sitting in a church pew alongside my husband, daughter and granddaughter. It’s been a time away from the physical contact we used to enjoy. We’re now confined to our homes.  Yes, … Continue reading

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