Tag Archives: COVID19

HEROES DON’T KNOW THEY’RE HEROES

A true hero doesn’t need to be recognized for his acts of courage.  The act is enough.  The field of battle has changed over the years.  The enemies have come in all sizes and shapes.  Some of those enemies have … Continue reading

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THE HEART OF THE CHURCH

In the past few months we’ve been socially distanced from our churches.  Not only are we not permitted to worship together in one place, but we’ve not been able to partake of the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, because of … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Dear, Lord, Some days I feel like I can do all things through your bounty and grace.  There are also days when I feel overloaded with worry.  I think a lot about those I love – family, dear friends, those … Continue reading

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LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP

I love technology.  I hate technology.  I can’t live without it. I want to live without it.  It’s a conundrum of magnificent proportions to those of us who grew up with 10″ television screens and 45 rpm records.  However, I’m … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY

One of the many photo ops on social media is to post a picture from your past on Thursdays. Maybe the photo is from a time before you knew them and you wouldn’t recognize that person in a million years. … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME …

For many years the land was full of plenty.  The people grew accustomed to having much of what they needed and many had more than they could handle.  There were still those who lived on the streets – who filled … Continue reading

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THE SKY ISN’T FALLING

When I was a kid, it was always fun to hear a story right before going to bed.  I think some of them were meant to scare us to pieces, while others had some kind of moral.  We heard from … 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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A NEW KIND OF GRADUATION

“Education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society. … We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The graduating class of … Continue reading

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LIMITATIONS & RESTRICTIONS

Just look at those eyes.  This poor pup normally has this look on his face, even when he’s content.  Put a cage in front of him or any other animal and that face becomes desperate, hopeless, disturbed and so much … Continue reading

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I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TIME IT WAS

“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carroll “Alice in Wonderland I really love Sean Connery and I can totally relate to his messy use of the letter “S,” because I also … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME

There once was a shepherd.  He was a caring young man, who loved his flock and enjoyed his time with them.  He’d spend hours, sitting and watching over them.  If one strayed off, he’d leave the entire flock to find … Continue reading

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COVID19 DEPRESSION

The fears that are associated with this pandemic are far greater than the disease itself. We’ve taken all kinds of precautions.  We’ve followed the rules and stayed home as much as possible.  We haven’t attended church services (which I personally … Continue reading

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CRASHING DOWN

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Revelation 14:2 “And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of rushing waters and like a loud peal of thunder. The sound I heard was like that of harpists … Continue reading

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GERANIUMS RETURN

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER For some reason, last year there were very few geraniums to be purchased at the local garden shops.  I wonder what happened to them.  As I walked into our local grocery store this week, … Continue reading

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THE DIFFICULT TIMES IN WHICH WE’RE LIVING – ad nauseam

This is how a typical news report goes these days.  It’s also filtrating into commercials and public service announcements.  I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m getting sick of all the “feel good” stuff floating around in … 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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TWO MORE WEEKS

Early on in this “stay at home” policy, I noted that it seemed we were being required to do this in two week increments.  I’m not sure if that deadline is meant to encourage us to be optimistic that this … Continue reading

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REALITY CHECK

If you’re a fan of social media, you might be feeling a little depressed these days.  We’re seeing pictures of perfect meals, desserts, fun things to entertain your children while your sequestered, DIY videos on how to make a chair … 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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