Tag Archives: Daily Devotions

WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE

This is a rewrite of a post from 4-20-15 “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own … Continue reading

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MY LORD, MY KING

Original art by Paul T. Boecher©   You are my Lord and King. Without you I am lost. My praise to you I bring, for paying the great cost. You died upon the cross to save a wretch like me. … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – COMPOSURE

Original at by Paul T. Boecher© In a world of turmoil, rage, hatred, ugliness and insecurity, isn’t it nice to take a peak at the beauty of God’s creation?  A graceful swan holds her head high, fluffs her feathers and … Continue reading

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PREPARE THE WAY . . .

My relative, Elizabeth had a child shortly before my Son was born.  It was quite astounding since she was way beyond child bearing years.  However, this was all part of God’s amazing plan for the world.  When her son, John … Continue reading

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DAY 6 JANUARY, 2016

Almost a week has gone by and all the resolutions made a few days ago may have already been discarded.  We step from one year into another with hopes of making drastic changes, only to realize that life simply goes … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT

Original Art by Paul T. Boecher© There was no room for the child to be born in the inn.  Is there room in our hearts for Him today?  Open the door.

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AND IT CAME TO PASS . . .

Caesar Augustus reigned as emperor of the Roman Empire during a time of relative peace and prosperity – The Pax Romana. Many beautiful buildings were erected during this time. Old traditions were brought back and people also looked forward to … Continue reading

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A DOG’S LIFE

I really do like our dog, Gage, but lately he’s been a real pain in the neck. In fact you could say he’s walking a very thin line.  He’s almost six years old and it’s taken him all this time to … Continue reading

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TEAMWORK

One of the best ways for a leader to understand his team is to get into their shoes.  Maybe you’ve seen Undercover Boss.  The owner of a company takes on the tasks of his employees to get a closer look at what or … Continue reading

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NATIONAL FRUITCAKE TOSS DAY

That poor old fruitcake has been sitting in a box for over a month now. You can’t bear to throw it away, because someone has put a lot of effort into making it.  Today is your chance. Where else, but in America, … Continue reading

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MY SISTER

A sister is a person you can love with all your might, She’ll do most anything for you.  You trust her with your life. The best true friend you’ll ever have, she’ll never let you down . She’ll have your back when others won’t and take … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR LEGACY?

We all have a certain amount of drama in our lives.  Many have more than most.  Some lead rather normal lives and some never experience anything dramatic at all.  When you think about it, everything in our lives has some … Continue reading

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YOU’VE BEEN MARRIED HOW LONG?

  There are many books on the subject of the secret to a long and happy marriage.  Most people don’t enter this contract unless they expect it to last for a long time – even until death. When you find the one you … Continue reading

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BOUND FOR A NEW WORLD

There were 102 on board the small sailing vessels. Half of them had tired of the corruption in the Church of England and were bound for a new life where they could worship as they pleased; while half of them … Continue reading

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IGNORANCE IS BLISS

Yesterday I kind of blew my stack when I discussed being offended.  Sometimes it’s better to just not know all the ugly stuff going on in this world.  Sometimes it’s better to be blissfully ignorant.  Well – not really! God … Continue reading

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UNFORGETTABLE

I’m certain  my parents never forgot the day when the news came over the radio that Pearl Harbor had been bombed by the Japanese.  I am also convinced that the memory of 9/11 will live vividly in my mind until I … Continue reading

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HAS AMERICA CHANGED SINCE 9/11?

We’re coming up on the 13th anniversary of one of the most horrific attacks on America within her borders.  To many of us it was a day we will never forget.  To some of us – it’s just a sad … Continue reading

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NOTE TO YOUNG PEOPLE AND OLD

  Yesterday I talked about how important it is for kids today to know they have value.  The same is true for us old fogeys.  I think we forget that somewhere in middle age, because we’re so busy building a … Continue reading

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REDEFINED

It’s hard to believe that we can be redefined even in our older years.  We are supposed to have it all figured out by then – right?  The truth is we are in a constant state of redefinition.  We may … 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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