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FUNNY MONDAY

I’m a big fan of Maxine.  She tells it like it is and I often do too.  I’m much more courageous when I don’t have to confront anyone face to face.  The written word is my battleground and I spurt … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE BELONGS TO THE LORD

1 Samuel 17:47 All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the LORD saves; for the battle is the LORD’s, and he will give all of you into our hands.” As our world … Continue reading

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HOW CAN GOD USE ME?

It seems that once or twice a year, I wonder why I’m still writing this blog.   The truth is, I often wonder if I’m writing it for the right purpose.  As soon as I see my ratings drop, I can’t … Continue reading

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WHERE IS OUR REFUGE?

We’re living in an era of extremes.. Temperatures our rising, tempers are too. We’re experiencing drought conditions in some parts of the country while others are surrounded by floods. We hear our president give words of reassurance regarding the situation … Continue reading

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TAKE AND DRINK

The interlacing vines hold substantial fruit. It is a wonder the grapes cling so tightly to the vine. As Jesus told His followers, He is the vine and we are the branches. Today, let’s consider feeding the thirsty with the … Continue reading

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TIME TO WASH THE WINDOWS

Matthew 7:3-4 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?  Or how can you say to your brother, let me take the speck out of your eye when there is the log in your own eye. This morning, as I look out at another hazy sky, I can’t help but notice the need to get out the vinegar and a micro-fiber cloth to clean … Continue reading

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PLAY BY PLAY

Heat is in the danger zone this week in Lake Woebegone. So what does one do when they can’t go outside without dying of heart failure? Television – old movies – old tv shows or THE OLYMPICS. I’ve been tuning … Continue reading

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SHEPHERD OF MY HEART

In ancient times tending a flock of sheep was considered a necessary part of society.  Sheep were important for their milk, their fleece and their meat.  Being a shepherd was often delegated to the youngest male in a clan instead … Continue reading

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WISDOM REVISITED

Have you ever looked at a word and it just doesn’t seem right? I did that this morning as I looked at the word, “WISDOM.” For some reason it looked weird. I’ve seen this word a billion times. I’ve written … Continue reading

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CUTTING THROUGH MOUNTAINS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Carved from depths of hardened granite, pushing forth with force unknown, Placed upon this glorious planet, by the Hand of God alone, Through His skill and engineering, His design fits every need, … Continue reading

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ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR CLOSE UP?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Are you ready to reveal yourself to God? Do you know what that means? Have you given thought to the future, beyond death? Where do you think you will spend eternity? Does … Continue reading

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WHERE LIES MY FAITH?

A life once filled with loneliness, a heart that seemed like stone, Has turned to Christ and all at once, that life Is not alone, To walk without the Son of God is like an empty day, Precious time that … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN

There is nothing new under the sun.Things we do wrong have already been doneThe sins of today are nothing new.Most men have observed this to be true. All we experience has been done before.The hopes we aspire to aren’t new anymore.The … Continue reading

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IT IS FINISHED!

The sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was torn down the middle. Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. Luke 23:45-46 At the moment that our Savior spoke His last words … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMATION

The idea of transformation is tough for most of us. We feel comfortable in our own skin. Change isn’t easy. In fact, many of us are satisfied to live the same every day, without ever taking chances, risks or any … Continue reading

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DOES NEW LIFE COME FROM A COCOON?

Remember the old movie, “Cocoon?” It’s listed as science fiction because some of the main characters were aliens that had been frozen in time in large cocoons and dropped into the ocean for future observation. Years later the pods are … Continue reading

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I SMILE BECAUSE I’M HAPPY!

The photo I’ve chosen today is representaive of what’s going on in my life right now. It shows that joy can’t be hidden, even if the result is difficult for some to look at. You can’t stop joy from overflowing, … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN

A bouquet of vibrant colors, slowly fading in the hand, Picked fresh this very morning, plucked from the moistened land, Our lives are like those flowers – they slowly wilt and die, We want to intercede somehow, but no matter how we try, … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART EIGHTEEN

LUCIUS – A GUARD AT THE TOMB At last the crowds dispersed and the body of a dead rabbi was removed from the cross. He was nothing more than flesh and blood and even though he’d suffered beyond imagination, he … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART SEVENTEEN

RUFUS OF CYRENE – SON OF SIMON – EYE WITNESS TO CRUCIFIXION It was a day much like today when we arrived in the city of Jerusalem for the Passover. It was a journey that would change our lives and … Continue reading

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