Tag Archives: daily walk

FINDING THE RIGHT PATH

The road is full of stumbling blocks, we see them every day, Our path is full of hiccups which toughen up the way, Our journey to eternity is filled with indecision, We struggle with the daily tasks requiring supervision, The signs  that lead … Continue reading

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TAKE MY HAND

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© With every passing day, I feel you close beside me, You watch each step I take, and perfectly you guide me, And when my feet would stray – when things get in … Continue reading

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BOASTING

It’s funny how words take on a different meaning over time.  Pride – for example – used to mean an inner sense of accomplishment or a feeling we experience when doing something noble.  Another word, Gay, once meant joyful and … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN THE STORM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Painted yesterday at the Round Barn in Andover, MN When I grow weary from the weight of life, When every step becomes a heavy strife, There’s no relief, no respite for my load, The path … Continue reading

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MY SHEPHERD AND GUIDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You never cease to hold me safely in Your hand, When everything my body does so blatantly demand, You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me with all your might, … Continue reading

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CIRCLE OF LIFE

ORIGINAL POST FROM ATIMETOSHARE.ME 3/12/15 A wrinkled little body, writhing and screaming as it inhales its first breath – Skin begins to fill with life and becomes smooth to the touch, That same helpless infant begins to explore – to … Continue reading

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JOYFUL, PATIENT AND FAITHFUL

“All good things arrive unto them that wait–and don’t die in the meantime.”  Mark Twain “God writes a lot of comedy … the trouble is, he’s stuck with so many bad actors who don’t know how to play funny.” Garrison … Continue reading

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I KNOW HOW SHE FEELS

Entering one phase of life to another can be daunting.  My thirteen year old granddaughter is struggling with this now as she hangs on to her childhood years while wanting to be grown up.  Suddenly you’re expected to shed off the … Continue reading

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AGE = A STATE OF MIND

Fairy tales can come true – it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart … Old, blue eyes, Frank Sinatra made that dream seem possible when he released “Young at Heart” in 1963. It was the same year that Camelot fell … Continue reading

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TROUBLE!

Some folks think that becoming a Christian means gaining complete freedom from all our troubles. Not true! In fact, God never promised any of us a rose garden. Well, He gave us a perfect garden, but that was quickly lost … Continue reading

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AM I DONE YET?

You would think that by the time you reached retirement age you would have completed all the important things you wanted to do in your life.  I have found that I’m just getting started.  Each day from now until I … Continue reading

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CONQUERING OUR FEARS

I have always been afraid of getting up in front of a crowd to speak.  Because of this, I have set up a sort of barrier for myself by becoming an actor.  When you are another person, you can hide … Continue reading

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IS IT ALL ABOUT ME?

The definition of pride:  A high or inordinate opinion of one’s own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc.  It’s easy to get caught up in those thoughts because … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I PRAY WHEN I’M SO ANGRY?

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”  How true.  Anger is not only a negative emotion, it’s non-productive.  When we’re angry our adrenaline starts to pump, our demeanor changes, our … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A TEACHER?

When I was a child my mind was being trained, my personality developing, my brain expanding, my opinions growing.  With each stage of development something was happening to make me the person I have become.  We all have been affected by … Continue reading

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THERE IS HOPE

Jerimiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” How absolutely awesome to know that someone has drawn … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL BLESSED

As another week draws to a close, I find that I haven’t completed all the mundane tasks on my to-do list.  In fact I haven’t even written a to-do list.  It seems that something always gets in the way of … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES

The things children say can be the most delightful, embarrassing, fearful, joyous words you will ever experience.  I never did this when my kids were young, but I think it’s a good idea to jot those little tidbits down for … Continue reading

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DENY HIM? NOT ME!

Who would have thought one of Jesus disciples would betray him?  How could those who followed Him and leaned on His every word, run away when things got tough?  How could His rock solid Peter deny Him three times when He … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T RUN AWAY

There are so many classic lines in the movie, “Monty Python’s In Search of the Holy Grail,” like the one shown above.  Most of us find it easier to run away from danger than to face into it.  Some of … Continue reading

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