Tag Archives: Fear

TRICK OR TREAT?

I read somewhere that parents should carefully check the candy their children obtain begging door to door.  Someone shared candy that must’ve been in the pantry for several years and there were worms in it!  Others fear drugs might be laced … Continue reading

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UNEXPECTED MIRACLES

Most miracles don’t come like a flash of lightning or words written in the sky.  However, we know that Jesus performed some pretty amazing ones during His ministry – like walking on water – changing water into wine – and giving … Continue reading

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FEAR NOT!

  We often tell our children not to be afraid.  We say the same to our spouses, friends, relatives, even those we barely know.  There are so may times we’re told to reach out to someone when we’re troubled or … Continue reading

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BLOWING IN THE WIND

We have yet to be able to control the weather.  We can predict when a storm will come, but altering the course of the natural world is beyond our comprehension.  As with all things we don’t understand,  it somehow becomes part of “Mother … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO DOUBT

When Jesus rose from the dead on Easter morning, His body was restored and glorified.  Yet some scars of His suffering remained.  I’ve often wondered about that, but as is always the case, there was a reason for the remnants of … Continue reading

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WHY?

An image difficult for any parent, grandparent, teacher or law enforcement officer to see.  Children, not yet knowing what their future holds for them – innocents who are supposed to feel safe in their schools – victims of the whim … Continue reading

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FEAR OF DEATH?

When I was a young woman of 21, the furthest thing from my mind was dying.  I was just beginning to live.  In a few months I’d be getting married.  I’d be loosening the apron strings of my youth and … Continue reading

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FEARFUL

I have a fear of heights. I’m also uncomfortable in small spaces. I’ve had dreams about dying on the ocean. These are not unusual phobias, but did you know there is a fear of going to bed? Some people are … Continue reading

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GIVE IN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Spinning out of control, Dropping to depths below, Falling into the unknown Unsure, lost, alone, darkness surrounds you, There is nothing you can do, Nothing, Nothing! Stop fighting, Let go, Relax, … Continue reading

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FEAR NOT!

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should … Continue reading

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DO NOT BE AFRAID

  Someone once stated that the phrase, “Do not be afraid,” is noted in the Bible 365 times – once for each day of the year.  Though this is a nice sentiment, it isn’t really true, but the point is, we … Continue reading

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PREPARE THE WAY …

We’re living in terrifying times.  Fear grasps our throats and we choke on it.  We’re slowly and cleverly being devoured by evil.  It’s a problem old as time. In my lifetime alone, I’ve experienced the fear of invasion from foreign … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Today is September 23, 2017 – a day that should be the ending of all the strife in the world, all the evil, all the pain, every last person and the elimination of planet Earth.  So say the astronomers.  Their reasoning … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE TELL OUR CHILDREN?

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”  Ronald Reagan During this time … Continue reading

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NOT OF THIS WORLD

“Persistence of Memory” by Salvador Dali 1931 Abstract shapes and distant thoughts, Engraved within the troubled mind, Given to hallucination and Freudian thinking, This man used his beliefs to create, What is considered a masterpiece. What if we could turn back … Continue reading

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WHEN FEARS OVERTAKE US

“This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.”  Dwight D. Eisenhower When I was a young woman of 21, I lost my job … Continue reading

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THE WORLD IN DARKNESS LAY

His hand reached for the oil lamp in the darkness of night, but remembered that he had not filled it the night before.  He was enveloped in the deepest darkness he had ever experienced. He strained to see even a … Continue reading

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FIND ME IF YOU CAN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 32:7  “You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble;  you surround me with shouts of deliverance.” Within the reeds and waving grasses, in a place that you can’t see, … Continue reading

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THE SKY IS 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 a moral at the end.  We heard from … Continue reading

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WEEK IN REVIEW

Saturday – Hubby informed me of a giant rat in the kitchen sink.  April Fools’ Day and I fell for it.  .You’d think after 53 years of marriage, I’d get wise to this guy, however I know that GOD IS … Continue reading

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