Tag Archives: God

SUNDAY SERENITY

God set this day aside for a day of rest.  He had a pretty busy week prior to the final day of creating the world, the universe, every living thing.  He established night and day and placed all the stars, … Continue reading

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FRACTURED FRIDAY

There’s something about Peter Pan that always rings true for me. I never wanted to grow up. It’s not that I’m irresponsible. In fact, I’d consider myself quite responsible. Yet the idea of remaining childlike has always appealed to me. … Continue reading

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – PERSISTENCE

God gives us some good advice in James 1:3 & 4. He tells us to hang in there; to hold on to our beliefs; to trust in His wisdom. It isn’t always easy to do that, especially when our lives … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

“Millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and forget where they hid them. Do good and forget. It will grow someday.” Anonymous We can learn so much from nature. Consider the squirrel. He … Continue reading

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A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

“Eventually all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.  The river was cut by the world’s Great Flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time.  On some of those rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM – STORMS

Standing alone in a storm as wind tears through the trees is not only frightening but lacks wisdom. Our bodies grow tense, the adrenaline flows, and all our emotions explode into a procession of fear. The branches entangle and caress one another. … Continue reading

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MONDAY MOTIVATOR

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LAST MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGE

Last week I posted something every day about mothers. Yesterday was Mother’s Day and I didn’t post a word. I basked in the love of my family, even though we weren’t all together, I know that I was in their … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM – SUPER HERO MOM

Fortunately, I was young when I had my children.   As we age our patience runs out – our energy wanes – our tolerance is pretty much dead – and our thoughts can’t keep up with the speed of technology, much less children. … Continue reading

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FIRST & LAST LOVE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© My husband, Paul, studied Northwest Coast Indian Art when he was at the Chicago Institute of Art many years ago. Much of this style has carried into his paintings and sculptures over the … Continue reading

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LIFE STORMS

We’ve been in a short duration of what is to come in Minnesota. Storms pop up suddenly and often without warning. The skies can be brilliant blue with a faint whisper of clouds and immediately become filled with darkness and … Continue reading

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WASH ALL OF ME

You came to wash my feet, my hands, my heart and soul. You washed me in your Son’s own blood.  You made me clean and whole. From sin’s dark grip you pulled me – from Satan’s hands of steel, Your … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE BETRAYAL

At first his heart was filled with excitement to simply be with Jesus.  Like the rest of the disciples, the message appealed to him.  He had grown up with the promise of a Messiah and this Jesus seemed to fill all … Continue reading

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WISDOM IN AGING

I’ve witnessed the birth of new life – watching as those precious, little lungs take their first breath.  I’ve experienced holding my own breath as my little ones grew into adults.  I’ve observed each step of their development with anticipation, … Continue reading

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EARLY MORNING LIGHT

As the morning light arises, on a pasture green sublime, Sun light kisses trees and branches, balancing the sands of time, Though through danger I will wander, snares are set at every turn, God is there to guard my footsteps, leading me to … Continue reading

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FOREVER YOUNG

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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KING JESUS

You are my Lord and King. Without you I am lost. My praise to you I bring, for paying the great cost. You died upon the cross to save a wretch like me. You suffered pain and loss upon that … Continue reading

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CUTTING THROUGH THE MUCK

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

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WHERE IS GOD?

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GOD, BE IN MY HEAD!

H. Walford Davies composed the hymn, “God, be in my Head,” and it was published in 1910. It has undergone some changes in arrangement over time, but the words remain the same. Those words sum up the Christian walk from … Continue reading

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