Tag Archives: God’s Love

WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS

In this crazy world of ours, we’re often told to take a chance – to throw caution to the wind and follow our instincts. It’s true that every day is a second chance for most of us. We find ourselves … Continue reading

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WORK VS ENTITLEMENT VS GOD’S LOVE

A good work ethic means staying late to finish the work someone else didn’t want to do or didn’t feel he had to do. It means giving up lunch to take care of a customer. It means putting in more … Continue reading

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GENERATION REDEEMED

It seems every generation has been tagged with some sort of nickname. For example; the roaring 20s, the dirty 30s, the swinging 60s and the disco 70s. Other terms are also associated with each age; such as the Greatest Generation, … Continue reading

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A WOMAN OF CHARACTER

  As women who follow the Word of God, we have the power to overcome obstacles unknown.  We have a life partner in Jesus, Christ, who with the Father and Holy Spirit, knit us together in our mother’s womb.  The … Continue reading

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OBEDIENCE

Our last dog lived to be almost 12 years old.  When he was a pup of six months, we decided it was time for some obedience training.  We enrolled Gage in Puppy Obedience School with high hopes that the commands … Continue reading

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LIVES MATTER

I wonder if we can ever love each other as Christ first loved us.  Hatred and violence are ugly tools of the devil, which he uses to divide us.  We must fight him with every ounce of strength that God … Continue reading

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DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

There are a ton of little problems we face every day. They may become mind boggling if we let them.  For example: A fitted bed sheet that doesn’t fit. Having to pee as soon as you’re snuggled into bed. Trying … Continue reading

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A CALL TO REST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary, a place to run and hide, A place to … Continue reading

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DEAR, CHILD OF MINE

Dear, child of mine: It’s been a while since I checked in with you, but you already know I’m here for you all the time.  There are so many memories I have of you.  I remember how those nine months … Continue reading

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PURE LOVE

This is the week of my 55th wedding anniversary, so I’m devoting at least one post each day to the complex subject of love. The purest of love comes from our Creator, God.  He created one man and one woman … Continue reading

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SAYING “UNCLE”

The story in Genesis 32, which most of us learned in Sunday School as children, always raised a lot of questions for me.  I wondered why anyone would want to take on God in a wrestling match.  I occasionally watched Saturday morning … Continue reading

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WHERE IS LOVE?

As most of you know, I have always loved musical theatre.  Telling a story through music is much like the operas of old, but a dramatic telling of a favorite tale always seems to bring them to life for me. … Continue reading

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WE ALL HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS

Yesterday our church had a guest speaker.  His ministry is devoted to bringing the good news of the Gospel to children and young people with special needs.  The fact that he is also a parent of a special needs child … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PLAN – PART II – 60-70

“When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable.  There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.”  Victor Hugo Unlike most women, I wasn’t upset or depressed about this milestone.  I’d begun my own business.  I was busier than … Continue reading

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GOD’S LOVE VS. MINE

These two verses in Isaiah 55, encapsulate the difference between man and God.  As soon as we think our ways are better than God’s, we’re setting ourselves up for a gigantic fall.  It happened at the beginning of civilization, when … Continue reading

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PROVISION FOR EVERY LIVING THING

“A wonderful bird is the Pelican. His beak can hold more than his belly can. He can hold in his beak Enough food for a week! But I’ll be darned if I know how the hellican?” ― Dixon Lanier Merritt  … Continue reading

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WHAT GOES ON BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

“In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. Nothing is covered … Continue reading

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DIAMONDS IN THE SKY

© ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Stalactites of ice hang from barren branches, Frigid winds, encircle a forest of cedar, Tall sentries, guarding the enchantment of beauty, A place where dreams seem to be made, Yet are … Continue reading

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GIVE THANKS

It was October, 1929 when the stock market crashed, causing the Great Depression in America.  Just short of a hundred years ago, my mother was 8 years old, lived on a farm with her parents and siblings.  My dad was … Continue reading

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JUST ASK HIM …

Last night, as I restlessly made it through the night, my mind slipped in and out of prayer.  I’ve been battling a virus that won’t give up and causes coughing streaks that interrupt anything going on around me. I guess … Continue reading

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