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FIELD OF FLANDERS

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place: and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt … Continue reading

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BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE . . .

Memorial Day is almost here and with it thoughts of summer, vacations, picnics and fun. In the same breath this day was intended as a celebration of those who gave their lives in the service of their country. The National … Continue reading

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AN UNSENT LOVE LETTER

Today we honor the veterans who have served their country and have ultimately made sacrifices because of it. Wars will continue to wage on this earth, because there is a need to be number one – to accumulate wealth – … Continue reading

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WHERE BLOOD WAS SHED

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© These delicate, translucent blooms are not much seen today, A glimpse of what once used to be in fields along the way, In sunny spots they flourished there, with shades of pink and red, … Continue reading

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MY HERO, MY MOM

My mom was my hero.  I gave her a run for her money and probably was the cause of her prematurely greying hair, but that didn’t deter her from pushing forward in life.  She didn’t hesitate to color those grey tresses well … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS THOSE WHO SERVE

What is at the heart of a hero?  What does one do to become one?  Jesus talked about the greatest gift we can give to our fellow man.  That means we’re willing to help, protect and serve others without thinking … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A HERO?

“We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.”    Will Rogers We’re all endowed with an inner little gem, called a conscience, which allows us the ability to discern the difference between … Continue reading

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TOO YOUNG TO DIE

There are so many harsh memories of the American Civil War.  Even today, remnants of the pitting of brother against brother seems impossible to imagine.  Yet even in times of war, deference to family can take a back seat to … Continue reading

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THE REAL SUPERMAN

In the past week we’ve been witness to heroes of all sorts.  There’s the average guy from Minnesota, who drives his boat to Texas in order to save displaced victims of Hurricane Harvey.  There’s the moms and dads who send their … Continue reading

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REUNITED

Our television screens have been filled with images of heroes this week.  What a change. Only a short time ago, demonstrators filled the streets –  violence was the fare of the day – hatred and bigotry scarred young minds and old.  Now we see … Continue reading

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WHO’S YOUR SUPERMAN?

  Well the Super Bowl is over and the players may go down in sports history or they may soon become just a fleeting memory. The Groundhog has predicted another six weeks of winter and I presume most of the people in … Continue reading

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YOUNG HEROES

This week has been focused on a controversial election, protests, transfer of power and other things that annoy and agitate many.  Some can’t accept the results.  Some say, let it go.  Some are angry, some violent, some are being paid to encourage … Continue reading

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EVERY DAY HEROES

  As we celebrate another Veterans Day, we take time to look up to those who have given a portion of their lives to serve their country.  We’ll hear inspiring words concerning their unselfish and heroic deeds.  Many of them … Continue reading

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SUPER SUPER HERO

Another Super Bowl has come and gone and men who are simply much larger, stronger, physically capable than most can now rest on their laurels.  Isn’t it amazing how willing some are to place their hopes and dreams on such qualities?  … Continue reading

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A HERO DOESN’T KNOW HE IS ONE

As we celebrate another Veterans Day, we take time to look up to those who have given a portion of their lives to serve their country.  We’ll hear inspiring words concerning their unselfish and heroic deeds.  Many of them will … Continue reading

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