Tag Archives: FAITH

FILL ME UP, LORD

There is a story about a professor who used a large jar to make a point in his classroom. He filled the jar with rocks and asked his students if they felt the jar was full. When they replied that … Continue reading

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SHAKE IT OFF AND STEP UP

I’ve always loved stories with a moral – parables like Jesus told and those of philosophical folks who have experienced life to the max. The story of the farmer’s donkey may be familiar to most of you, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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FADING FAST

“The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet their span is but toil and trouble; they are soon gone, and we fly away.”  Psalm 90:10 – Holy Bible  “All the world’s a stage,  … Continue reading

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ALIVE IN THE FUTURE, DEAD IN THE PAST

The things we learned as children have become shrouded in the past. We no longer need them, or do we? When we look back are we simply trying to relive our lives and maybe change some of the mistakes we … Continue reading

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THE ROAD TO BETHLEHEM

Bethlehem wasn’t a big town, but it was bursting at the seams when people entered from all over the country to be counted for the census. Imagine a little farm community with a small town for people to gather and … Continue reading

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MARY’S FAITH

I don’t know about you, but to have the faith that Mary exhibited when she was told she would be impregnated with God’s own Son, is more than a little hard to imagine. The news itself was impossible from a … Continue reading

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GOD IS, WAS AND ALWAYS WILL BE

Our world is filled with sadness – depression all around,Where can we turn for comfort when there’s none,The darkness draws around us – no respite can be found,We search for answers but they never come. The days close in upon … Continue reading

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WITH A SONG IN MY HEART

On November 10, 1907, Jane Froman was born in the small Missouri town of University City. She grew up in Missouri and considered Columbia, Missouri her home town. Her parents separated when she was only five. Little Jane suffered with … Continue reading

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SILENT SATURDAY

My post today is intended for me, myself and I. I’ve been known to fly off the handle from time to time. I don’t do it often, but when I do, it’s time to put my own thinking to bed, … Continue reading

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OPTIMISM?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER This poem was written during the middle of a long winter.  During a time when things seem hopeless it’s good to know that tomorrow will come and we will go on with … Continue reading

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A ROAD TO HELL

The path is strewn with peril, there’s danger all around, A hydrothermal basin, steam rising from the ground, You walk with trepidation, yet something draws you in, The beauty that surrounds you, just covers up the sin, Though others also walk there, … Continue reading

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TIME FOR TOLERANCE

Tolerance is described in the dictionary as a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one’s own; freedom from bigotry. The opposite of being tolerant is to be narrow minded, unbending, … Continue reading

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TIME TO FLY

When you reach a certain point in life, you wonder how many things you might cross off the old bucket list. I’ve never thought too much about a bucket list. I’m happy to see the dawning of a new day … 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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FAKING IT

The word hypocrisy is defined as the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense.  Being an actor and one who teaches acting, I guess I could be labeled a hypocrite.  … Continue reading

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TAKE ME AWAY

When we search for distant places, When we walk uncharted lands, Our hearts are filled with wonder, Our minds hold no demands, A trail that leads to winter, A path beside the sea, A walkway through a forest, Whatever it … Continue reading

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ROLL ON

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© There is magic in the river. She is filled with mystery, Movement, Destination, Hope & sorrow, Some find comfort in the tranquil ripples, While others enjoy the turmoil created when the current … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY OF GOD’S ROCK SOLID LOVE

Your hand reaches down and touches the vastness of creation, Within your hand is the power to carve into mountains and establish flowage for the water, There is power in the sound of your voice, Majesty and steadfastness, With one word … Continue reading

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IN GOD ALONE

This is a rerun, but seems appropriate this year as well as the same time last year. However it was pre-pandemic and oh how things have changed – or have they? Originally posted 9/25/2019. We, the people, have been bombarded … Continue reading

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IT’S JUST NOT THE SAME

Here it is a Sunday afternoon and it’s time for some football. The Vikings game is over and a loss of one point is being moaned over in the locker room and living rooms across Minnesota. I find it interesting … Continue reading

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