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Every day of the week is important.  When we think about how long it took God to create the world, the universe, the seas and air and all things within them, it is not only unbelievable, but astonishing.  Our Creator … Continue reading

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The afterglow of Easter has all but disappeared in the world around us.  The memories contained in that Sunday should’ve filled our hearts and minds with overwhelming gratitude, but instead we heard another story of death and destruction in another … Continue reading

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  Well, you’ve made it through another week.  You may not have accomplished everything on your plate, but you came through reasonably unscathed.  Now it’s time for some rest and relaxation, but before that, take a moment to thank God … Continue reading

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I’ve been on a Willy Wonka adventure for the last couple months, which culminated in a marathon of seven performances by two separate casts this past weekend.  They will do the same next week.  Their resilience and buoyancy amazes me.  As … Continue reading

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T – I am thankful for TURKEY. This year I’ll be gorging myself with three turkey offerings at three special locations.  The first with family at our house almost two weeks ago; the second with my church family last Sunday; … Continue reading

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  A closer look at this painting of Paul’s, reveals the vastness of the surroundings dwarfing the beauty of these magnificent animals.  Its been almost 50 years since this annual tradition of hunting deer in Wisconsin has stirred the excitement … Continue reading

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You may be a victim of domestic violence.  You might hold some deep dark secret that would condemn you if the world knew about it.  You may be in the throes of addiction.  Why on earth would you thank God?  … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© God’s provision is present in the food we eat, In the laughter we share, In the quiet, stillness of a cold winter day, He comforts and refreshes, In body, mind and … Continue reading

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Americans will soon sit down to a sumptuous dinner and feast on foods served only on special occasions.  As we fill our tummies with goodies, let’s try to focus on those who don’t have such bounty. Maybe you are faced … Continue reading

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In the beginning of our country’s existence, a rag tag army of farmers and tradesmen went up against the most powerful fighting force in the world and gained its freedom.  Throughout our history the cost of war has been well over a … Continue reading

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  Martin Luther spent the greater part of his young life trying to live up to his father’s expectations of him, his peers’ opinions of him and the church’s requirements of him.  He thought if only He was a better … Continue reading

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Yesterday we celebrated Thanksgiving at our house.  I know we’re early, but it has become a tradition for us, since my husband and son are Wisconsin hunters and hunting opens the week of Thanksgiving.  In a way I feel blessed to … Continue reading

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