Tag Archives: COVID19

IN THE WILDERNESS

As we say hello to the last month of this eventful year, all of us are quite eager to get it done with.  The year 2020 will long be remembered as one to forget.  For the first time in a … 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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THANKSGIVING MEMORIES

The day we determine to give thanks for all our blessings has often signaled the beginning of the Christmas season with thoughts of how much money we can save by going shopping the day after we fill our bellies with … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE HAVE TO BE THANKFUL FOR?

This Thanksgiving will certainly be different. Our governor has put additional restrictions on our gathering because of the recent spike in COVID19. I know this is hard for most of us, but it’s just another glitch in a year that … Continue reading

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WHAT HAVE WE GOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR

There are days when we don’t feel very thankful. Instead of being grateful for 8 months of time to take a serious look at our lives – to contemplate new and ingenious ways to do things – to be alive … 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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WHAT A WEEK!!!!!!!

This has been an unusually crazy week. Last Friday I masked up and ventured out to buy some candy to pass out to any would be trick or treaters. I decided to choose something I like, because I knew I’d … Continue reading

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IN WHOM DO YOU TRUST?

In these final days leading up to the election, we’re hearing claims that if elected, there will be a more aggressive approach to curing COVID19. We are also hearing a very optimistic view that this too will end. Who ever … 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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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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6-8 INCHES OF NEW FALLEN SNOW – BLEH!

I guess we should have expected it. Last week’s little dusting of snowflakes was just a foreshadowing of what was to come. Yesterday, the white stuff, which we refer to in Minnesota as that horrible four letter word, starting falling … Continue reading

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THE GHOST LIGHT

A ghost light in theatre terms, refers to a light that remains on when the theatre is empty. For those who have been affected greatly by the COVID19 pandemic, this traditional light has remained lit for far too long and … Continue reading

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MAKING NEW KINDS OF MEMORIES

Here we are, in the midst of a pandemic, waiting for another legendary election, waiting to go back to church as we used to, hoping for that job promotion and praying that we stay healthy during the coming winter months. … Continue reading

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LIFE STANDING STILL

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Fruit, luscious, ripe and sumptuous, A result of tender care and nurturing, A life giving sustenance for those who taste of it, God’s gift to man is the fruit of the spirit, … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could simply run away? It seemed to be the answer when I was five years old and again when I was six, seven and eight. The thought occurred to me when I was in … 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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PITY PARTY

There are days when we feel like life isn’t worth getting up for.  We’d rather crawl back under the sheets and melt into another dream.  What do you do when you feel that way?  The world might tell you that … Continue reading

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WHEN WILL WE LEARN?

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.” Nathaniel Hawthorne If anything good is ever … Continue reading

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TURN TO THE LORD AND PRAY

Dear Heavenly Father, You are the founder of all nations. You know the needs and hear the prayers of your people. We come to you today as citizens of the United States and ask you to heal our land as … Continue reading

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ARE WE OUR OWN WORST ENEMY?

There is so much confusion in our world right now. Particularly within the walls of our own homes and inside of our minds. We are being bombarded by angry voices – hit from all sides of the political aisles – … Continue reading

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