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LUKE 10 – MORE WORKERS NEEDED

  This chapter of Luke is broken into three sections.  The first is a continuation of what happened in Luke 9, where Jesus sent His twelve disciples out as missionaries to spread the good news of salvation.  As the crowds … Continue reading

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BIG GIRLS DO CRY

The feminist movement did great things for women.  It allowed them to leave the ties of housekeeping behind and venture into a whole new world.  It was a world which challenged their abilities, their brain power, their industriousness, their ingenuity, their … Continue reading

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DEALING WITH TOXIC PEOPLE

      Toxicity is described in the dictionary as something poisonous, extremely harsh, malicious or harmful.  It’s something we are seeing more and more with the use of the Internet, social media and lack of self control.  When we … Continue reading

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HOW ARE YOU?

When you get to be my age, this is a question you usually don’t ask much anymore.  If you’re asked the question, expect a long drawn out answer which you had no intention or the hours required to hear. In … Continue reading

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JESUS’ TEARS

READ LUKE 22:39-46 When Jesus entered the place in the Garden of Gethsemane, His mind was on one thing only – His mission for coming to this world.  He was a man, but He is also God.  Because of His … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A BATH

Bath time for little ones is a time of great enjoyment, because it means undivided attention from a parent who needs to be on hand to make sure the child is safe. It works that way when an elderly parent … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR CAREER PATH?

Over the many years of my life, I’ve had many career choices.  Some were necessities, others learning experiences, and the rest were the beginnings of what I truly wanted to do – to help others.  I think every one of … Continue reading

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TAKE A BREATH

“Take a breath and count to ten.”  We’ve all said it at one time or another.  It sometimes works with children, but what about  adults?  How do we control our anger when faced with so much of it every day?  … Continue reading

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I’M FINE!

Being involved in theatre for most of my life has taught me how to become someone else for a short time – to shed my own persona and live in a different time, place or situation.  We all wear masks throughout … Continue reading

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SISTERS

Arriving in Tennessee, we were greeted with lush foliage, brilliant blooms of spring fruit trees, wonderful warm temps and pollen.  Tennessee doesn’t have a corner on pollen. We have enough in Minnesota to keep my allergies going through most of summer. … Continue reading

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COMPASSIONATE SAVIOR

It was like most nights in the arid Garden of Gethsemane – one of Jesus’ favorite spots to go for refuge from the crowds.  This was not to be like any other night however.  Earlier that evening, Jesus spent time … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

PROSE BY KATHY BOECHER© His love is like none we have ever experienced, His love is beauty beyond our wildest dreams, His love is precious, merciful, compassionate, His love is given freely without question, His love doesn’t look at our past mistakes, He … Continue reading

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WALK IN SOMEONE ELSE’S SHOES

“First of all,” he said, “if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view […] … Continue reading

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WORK ETHIC VS. ENTITLEMENT VS. LOVE

A good work ethic means staying late to finish the work someone else didn’t want to do or didn’t feel he had to do. It means giving up lunch to take care of a customer. It means putting in more … Continue reading

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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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MY FATHER IN LAW

I was blessed to have wonderful in-laws.  My father in law was an undertaker – a kind and caring man with compassion for everyone.  His job was not an easy one.  Add the fact that they made their home in … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – JESUS

This is the final biography of the characters that appeared prior, during and after the death and resurrection of Jesus, Christ.  Those I’ve talked about over the past few weeks define who Jesus was and still is today.  His story is … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THE PHARISEES

    The Pharisees came from a long line of religious tradition and strict adherence to the law of the God of Abraham.  Jesus spent much of His youth in their temples filling His mind with the writings, the laws … Continue reading

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I DIDN’T MEAN TO SAY …

  Someone once said, “Never put both feet in your mouth at the same time.  You won’t havea leg to stand on.”  There have been times when I’ve said something without thinking about the consequences of those words and how … Continue reading

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THE CENTURION

   I was simply following orders.  I’d done this many times before, but this was different.  Now an innocent man, stood before an angry mob who demanded His death. As I raised the lash for the last time, He was … Continue reading

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