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TEN SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE

I am not a marriage expert, nor could I possibly have all the secrets to a happy marriage, but there is a wonderful book which carries some extremely good advice on how to live together as husband and wife and … Continue reading

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MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD

A hiding place – a temporary refuge from the daily grind – From the madness of the world and the noise of angry voices. My heart sometimes breaks at all that’s happening in my world and then something wonderful happens … Continue reading

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WHO ARE WE?

Someone once said, “Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine.” Change can be good; it can drive us crazy; it can be difficult, but it will happen to everyone. When something disrupts our comfort zone it can really … Continue reading

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MOTHERS WHO INFLUENCED MY LIFE

My mother in law had a great influence on me, because she gave birth to the man I would marry.  She was a stately woman. When she was only 51, her husband passed away in the night laying beside her … Continue reading

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SURVIVOR

I am not a fan of the reality series, “Survivor.”  To me a real survivor isn’t self-serving, pompous, physically fit or one who is only in it to win.  However this show has grown in popularity and “survived” for the … Continue reading

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THE GREAT I AM

  ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A few years ago, my husband Paul, was commissioned to paint a mural in the commons area of our church’s Christian Day School.  The mural was the center piece of several … Continue reading

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THE VOICE OF GOD

A number of years ago my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  He opted for radiation treatment which not only took his cancer away, but left him weakened and extremely tired.  When he returned to the urologist and had another … Continue reading

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I WANT MY MOMMIE!

Don’t you just love it when there’s a little voice trailing behind you saying, “Mom – mom, mommie, mother, ma, mom, mom, mom?  Little ones are constant sources of questions, needs, demands and wants.  “I want a cookie,” “I want a new … Continue reading

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THINGS HAPPEN …

My husband and I developed a habit since retiring.  We like to take one afternoon to drive into the country and enjoy the view.  Our dog also precisely when it’s time for the adventure to begin, since he comes along. … Continue reading

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GOD’S LOVE VS. MINE

These two verses in Isaiah 55, encapsulate the difference between man and God.  As soon as we think our ways are better than God’s, we’re setting ourselves up for a gigantic fall.  It happened at the beginning of civilization, when … Continue reading

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JUSTIFIED

I wonder if we can ever be perfect, just like Jesus was.  We say we’re Christians, but still we often stand in judgment of others.  I don’t think we’ll ever achieve perfection on this side of eternity.  Even though Jesus … Continue reading

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FIRST OR LAST?

It seems that every other year, another Star Wars movie comes out, claiming to be the last one. Of course this is one of those classics that will probably will go on to infinity and beyond.  The latest, “The Last … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE MAN

  “The first thing I ask is that people should not make use of my name, and should not call themselves Lutherans but Christians. What is Luther? The teaching is not mine. Nor was I crucified for anyone. How did … Continue reading

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BEST SELLER

Over thirty years ago, I wrote a play for my high school drama team.  I’d written before, but never a full length play.  The necessity for me to write was because the material out there for young teens was not consistent … Continue reading

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FAITH ALONE

We say we’re Christians, but still we often stand in judgment of others.  I don’t think we’ll ever achieve perfection on this side of eternity.  Even though Jesus died for every sin – past, present and future – our walk … Continue reading

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THE WORD NEVER GETS OLD

“Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.” ― Ronald Reagan The older I get the more I realize how little I know. You would think with maturity and age, along would come … 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 DIRECT LINE

It must have been wonderful to communicate directly with God as did men of ancient times.  Though they couldn’t see Him, they were given the benefit of His spoken word.  The truth is we still have the ability to communicate … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP OUTREACH

Someone once told me that if you have something precious, and you don’t share it with others, you’re being selfish. That really makes sense, especially if you have a specific talent like singing, or writing or painting. If you keep … Continue reading

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MY MOTHER IN LAW

My mother-in-law was a very classy lady, who dressed perfectly, with hat, gloves and all the proper accessories.  She was soft spoken, an excellent partner to her husband, a great cook, a wonderful mom.  I wanted to emulate her, because she … Continue reading

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