Tag Archives: Joy

GETTING YOUR SMILE BACK

Today we continue our journey to S. Carolina and a long awaited visit with our children and in celebration of grandson #2s graduation.  We’ve had a great visit with my sis and her husband.  Got to take a wonderful tour … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO SHAME IN CRYING

What will heaven will be like?  Will we all be sitting on white puffy clouds singing and playing golden harps?  When someone we love departs this world, it’s natural for us to wonder.  As Christians, we have the joy of … Continue reading

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WHO CAN …

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Who are we to think we can do what God does, He created everything, Forming, Shaping, Molding, Crafting, Designing, Each intricate pattern in that creation, Because of His love for us, … Continue reading

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PRESCRIPTION FOR JOY

Our world is too full of pain, trials, misunderstandings, hatred, fear and every other negative you can imagine.  So much energy is spent on tragedy that there’s barely any time for a good belly laugh.  When we get mired in … Continue reading

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DON’T TAKE AWAY MY JOY !

The Easter message has been preached.  There were lots of folks in church that usually only come for this one special time.  The music was fantastic, the words gave great inspiration and the closeness of church family radiated like sunbeams.  What a … Continue reading

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PINTEREST FAILS

OK, so the cupcakes didn’t turn out like the picture.  Your hair went straight in the humidity.  Perhaps the kids were all dressed perfectly for church and within two seconds, they were out in the mud looking for Easter eggs.  … Continue reading

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WEEP NO MORE

“Let not a libation of tears be the only offering at the shrine of Jesus; let us also rejoice with joy unspeakable. If we have need to lament our sin, how much more to rejoice at our pardon!” Charles Spurgeon … Continue reading

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IS IT POLITICALLY CORRECT TO LAUGH?

“While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of … Continue reading

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GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Every crack and crevice can hear the angels sing, The rocks cry out with joy to hear  the wondrous news they bring, The Son of God is born a child, He’s come … Continue reading

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WRINKLE IN TIME

Each day seems to etch a new line onto my face. With all the junk going on in the world it’s enough to make one look like a prune. I prefer to refer to my wrinkles as laugh lines, because … Continue reading

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