Tag Archives: Jesus

MY WALK, HIS WAY

WANDERING My steps have slowed, my pace has too. A desert waits, I know it’s true, I cautiously approach its ebb, I put away all fear and dread, I trust as if a child would do, step by step I … Continue reading

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MAUDLIN MONDAY

The image of Emmett Kelly is what I remember most about the circus clowns of the old days. Emmett expressed the epitome of maudlin. Maudlin describes itself as self-pity, over sentimental and often tearful. Later in my life, clowns took … Continue reading

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WHERE GOD LEADS US

With every passing morning, through every dawning light,Time flits from here to there each day, and withers into night,If it would just stand still again, like golden days of yore,We might enjoy the little things, that make us love life … Continue reading

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LIFE’S JOURNEY

This series of paintings was done about eleven years ago, by Paul Boecher. The poem by Kathy Boecher was written about four years later. I discovered these paintings recently and realized I hadn’t shown them before. Always finding treasures at … Continue reading

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LABELS – TRUE OR FALSE?

Many of us remember reading this book in our teen years. I’m not sure why it was required reading. Maybe it was a way of discouraging promiscuous behavior. Maybe it should be put on the reading list again. The book … Continue reading

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FOREVER FRIEND

Many years ago, Carol King wrote a tribute to friendship in her song “You’ve Got a Friend.” When things are going bad and it seems like nothing is ever going to get better, it is good to know that there … Continue reading

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DIRTY WINDOWS

We have some major construction going on just a short distance from our home. A major highway, which is within earshot of our backyard is being remade to accommodate for the increase in traffic. The construction is on its second … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

When life engulfs you with anger and rage – when you struggle with fear and temptation, Turn your mind to the glory of God’s written page – He will heal you and give you salvation. Though your days seem relentless, your nights never … Continue reading

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BIG GOD, LITTLE ME

I stand in Your presence my God. Your strength surpasses the skies, I can’t comprehend an ant such as me could possibly gaze in Your eyes, I’m created in Your image, yet sin has caused a great distance, To wheedle … Continue reading

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YOU ARE VALUED

In this final installment about self-worth, it’s important for us to look at Satan and his lies. He would have us believe that we are not worthy of God’s attention. He sneaks into our soul and creates doubt and fear. … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN

When we started our humble garden at the house we bought almost six years ago, I had lamented the fact that it lacked the beautiful garden we left at our old house. So, we began building some new ones. As … Continue reading

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DON’T LET DOUBT GET IN THE WAY

Some days I wake up wondering if my prayers will ever be answered. I have doubts and fears about my future and what God has planned for me. I think that He doesn’t hear me when I pray and that … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SERENITY

Chaos, turbulence, indecisiveness Stilled with One calming voice. Turning rolling seas into calm glass, Raising life from the frozen ground. One voice calls and all creation listens. His voice is in the wind, the rain, the sound of a child’s … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY – CONTRITION

The word contrition comes from the Latin word, meaning to crush.  What a vivid description of how we should come to the Lord with our burdens.  We should be crushed by the weight.  Even the smallest of our wrongdoings are … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY – GOD’S IMMENSITY

When my husband worked as a naturalist, he would demonstrate what the world looks like from above.  He also highlighted the fact that we don’t often realize that we may be walking over an entire living community without even knowing … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY – PERPETUITY

Perpetuity is one of those words we don’t make a lot of use of, but it’s one that should be brought forth again from time to time. It means timeless – eternal – everlasting – forever – to infinity and … 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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FROM WORRIER TO WARRIOR

I’d consider myself a worrier. It may have something to do with being a fixer as well. In my growing up years, I felt a responsibility for my baby sister. I took it on myself to tell her what to … Continue reading

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PRESS THE PAUSE BUTTON

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could hit the pause button and stop the world for a while?  Some days are more chaotic than others, but right now we all need to slow down and take a deep breath. We’re faced … Continue reading

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BECAUSE HE LIVES, SO DO WE!

What will remain when we are gone, what memories will stay, How will the world remember us when we are far away, The treasures that we leave behind are often just a breath, A moment in this world of ours … Continue reading

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