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DITCH YOUR RESOLUTIONS

It’s only January 17th and already there’s a holiday whereby you can ditch your New Year’s resolutions.  It’s been a while since I’ve shared one of those weird holidays with you.  There is one for every day of the year … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Dear, Heavenly, Father, As the week winds down, I come to you with a mind filled with anxious thoughts.  I know that you’ve told me not to be anxious about anything – that you’re in control and with me every … Continue reading

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HAVE THE BIRTH PANGS BEGUN?

When expecting my first child, I had no clue what was about to happen.  My body had increased by almost 60 pounds and I thought I was about to give birth to the largest child ever to be born. I’d … Continue reading

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LUKE 21 THE END TIMES

READ LUKE 21 Christmas is just around the corner and we’ve almost completed this look at Luke.  Jesus has had many things to teach His followers over the past three years – things that will help all of us through … Continue reading

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LUKE 18 – PRAYER, FAITH & DISCIPLESHIP

READ LUKE 18 Earlier in the book of Luke, Jesus teaches His disciples to pray by giving the words of His own prayer.  In Luke 18 He talks about the sincerity of our prayers when He gives the example of … Continue reading

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LUKE 17 – FORGIVENESS, FAITH, COMPASSION & END TIMES

READ LUKE 17 Isn’t it wonderful to be forgiven by God? All of our sins have been paid for by the sacrifice made on the cross. Our redemption was made evident when Christ overcame death and gave us the promise … Continue reading

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KEEP ON KEEPING ON

“I’m not confused, I’m just well mixed.” Robert Frost As I go through this “wonderful” stage of my life, there are times when I feel like I’m losing it. One of my greatest fears is that I will do just … Continue reading

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LUKE 8 – BE SOWERS OF SEEDS

READ LUKE 8 In the very first verse of this chapter we read that Jesus and His followers traveled from one town to another spreading the good news. Jesus, the true Evangelist was showing through example how we should share … Continue reading

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LUKE 7 – HE CAME FOR ALL PEOPLE

READ LUKE 7 The first few verses of this chapter deal with another of Jesus’ miraculous healings. It was done from a distance, because the one being healed had representation from his employer.  The centurion was apparently was a good … Continue reading

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OVER THE MEADOW & THROUGH THE WOODS

“Over the meadow and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go.” These were words of excitement for us as we prepared to spend the Christmas holiday with our children’s grandparents. The words changed into tremendous challenge as we packed … Continue reading

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YOUR WILL – NOT MINE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER   My God, you’ve shown your will for me in everything you do, You break the earth, you cut through rock, you kiss the morning dew, The skies surrender to your voice, … Continue reading

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SEEING HIM FACE TO FACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered many … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

“To love another person is to see the face of God.” Jean Valjean – “Les Miserables” Our nights seem to already be growing longer and it’s only been two days since the time change.   Add to that the fact … Continue reading

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HIGH ANXIETY

There are so many things that cause us to be afraid and anxious.  It could be a health issue.  It might be a family problem or work is causing you to stress out.  We, as human beings like to be … Continue reading

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HIS LOVE ENDURES FOREVER

Each day of our lives has been mapped out according to a divine plan – God has it all figured out – He’s got our back – He’s got our future in the palm of His hand. We naturally want … Continue reading

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A MAN OF GOD

Originally posted 2/21/17 We all remember the Bible stories about David and his rise to power. As a young teenager, he killed the great giant, Goliath, with a single stone and slingshot. He had many occasions to take the life … Continue reading

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MAKE ME AN INSTRUMENT

When I teach acting students, I refer to them as  instruments.  We all possess the skills to accomplish things we never thought possible. An actor requires many tools to do their craft.  First and foremost is the brain.  We must … Continue reading

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STILL FOGGY, BUT TRUSTING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Sullied by the hands of time, darkened by its sin, A world so lost and fallen, is buried deep within, The broken limbs are withered, the leaves have lost their grip, The … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO COVET?

The word covet isn’t used much today.  Instead we talk about greed, desire, longing, craving, lust or wanting what someone else has that we don’t.  Both the 8th & 9th Commandments are similar because they talk about how our passions … Continue reading

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INHERITED STRENGTH

As I look back on my life I can see the influence of several strong women.  My mother was a rock.  She married the love of her life at the age of 18 and two years later I was born.  … Continue reading

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