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THE LILIES OF THE FIELD

When fears and worries are so real,We sometimes wonder why we feel,The pangs of deep depression.The weight’s extreme – we lose all hope,Our hearts grow sad – for strength we grope,To lighten this progression. We look within and try to … Continue reading

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TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY. .

“Yesterday was plain awful.” as Little Orphan Annie once said. It sometimes feels that way, but some days really are worse than others. We wake up with positive thoughts, which are suddenly cut short by bad news. We go through … Continue reading

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FORGET ABOUT IT!

Fear is mentioned many times in the Bible. The phrase, “Do not be afraid” was spoken, when God’s angels announced the birth of the Savior to shepherds. The Psalms are loaded with references to fear in King David’s prayers. The … 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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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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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

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WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND

Times haven’t really changed much in the world’s short existence. Since the fall of man there has been a love of self that far surpasses a love for God. We are a selfish people. Not only that, we don’t like … Continue reading

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SCHOOL DAZED

It won’t be long and all the kiddos will finally return from spring break. It’s been the longest one in history, but they are so ready to be back. Many schools are opting for the hybrid plan – which allows … Continue reading

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TURN IT OVER

There’s no doubt about it.  We live in a crummy world. We can choose to make a difference, to change things, to sit around and fret about it, to hide ourselves from it or we can rid ourselves of the … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear, Risen Savior, Brother and Friend, Jesus, I come to you this Sunday after Easter with a heavy heart.  I like many others in this world have grown impatient.  I find myself becoming angry that I can’t be with my … Continue reading

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WHAT, ME WORRY?

Many years ago, a now familiar character appeared on the cover of Mad Magazine. He was created by a versatile commercial artist named Norman Mingo. This man had worked for many years in the comic book industry. His name isn’t … Continue reading

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I DARED TO SHOP

We were down to the last leaf of lettuce, no juice, and getting low on canned goods and meat.  The stores in my neck of the woods have been open for seniors from 6-7AM each day, so we ventured out … Continue reading

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AND SO WE WAIT …

On March 7, 2020, the first case of corona virus was reported in Minnesota.  Immediately people went into panic mode and started to hoard such things as toilet paper and water.  When the virus turned into a worldwide pandemic, other … 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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TO SLEEP PERCHANCE TO DREAM

I recall going to sleep as a child and my mom would tell me to have sweet dreams. The thought of having sweet dreams was comforting, because the real world wasn’t always that kind of escape.  In your dreams you … Continue reading

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TAKING FLIGHT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 91:4 He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. A steely eyed hawk spots its prey, He swoops … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE CROSS

Our days on earth are really very few when you think about it.  As I grow older and closer to the end of mine, I’ve begun to realize that.  It seems only yesterday that the ground was covered with a white … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THOMAS, THE DOUBTER

Thomas was the doubter.  He wasn’t always sure of what Jesus’ mission was.  He had to see for himself, the wounds Jesus sustained in order to be convinced it was really Him.  We all have doubts from time to time.  … Continue reading

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HE WILL CATCH ME WHEN I FALL

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Butterflies tickle my insides each time I try something new. I worry and fret and often forget how Jesus knows just what to do, He’s always around when I need … Continue reading

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MY PRAYER LIST

My prayers list seems to grow longer each day.  As we age that happens I guess.  Many of our friends are reaching that time in life where intercession is needed.  Their health is failing, their eyes and ears aren’t working … Continue reading

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