Tag Archives: Patriotism

FREEDOM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A great nation once united, now tarnished black with hate, One nation bound by God’s own love, lies corrupt at Satan’s gate, We hold all these truths apparent, that God created man, We know that He has set us … Continue reading

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WORDS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

“But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it … Continue reading

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LET’S HONOR OUR VETERANS

I’m a little late getting my post out today, since I’m getting our house ready for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow.  I know it’s early, but I happen to have grown up in Wisconsin and married a Wisconsin hunter.  We sired a … Continue reading

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HAPPY WHATEVER DAY!

Today my calendar says that it’s Columbus Day.  In my liberal state of Minnesota, the name of the day has been changed to Indigenous People’s Day?  North of our border, my Canadian friends are celebrating Thanksgiving Day.  I won’t challenge any … Continue reading

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WHAT REMAINS?

Within the last few weeks our country has been devastated with deadly hurricanes, flooding and fires.  All these natural disasters could make the average guy wonder what God is trying to tell us – if there is a God and … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE TELL OUR CHILDREN?

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”  Ronald Reagan During this time … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS OUR NATIVE LAND

ORIGINAL ART PAINTED PLEIN AIR AT AN 1800’S RENDEZVOUS BY PAUL BOECHER© “It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as … Continue reading

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MY COUNTRY ‘TIS OF THEE

My country tis of thee – who is the “thee” referred to in this song?  Read the lyrics and you’ll see that it is God.  Somehow, God has gotten placed in the background somewhere and we’ve forgotten to give Him … Continue reading

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WE THE PEOPLE …

When the United States declared its independence over 200 years ago, the words were carefully thought out and determined by men of character, high moral conduct and intelligence. The words which have stood the test of time, begin with the … Continue reading

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THE COST OF FREEDOM

The cost of freedom can readily be seen in the faces of those who have paid the price.  The military men and women who served and gave the ultimate price for their country.  A while back, Ken Burns did a … Continue reading

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BRING ON THE FIREWORKS

Soon it will be time to get out the fireworks, set your lawn chair alongside the road and wait for the parade to pass by, to cheer and celebrate, but how many of us really know the reason we’re so … Continue reading

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PASSIVITY

“Technology teaches passivity. Absorbed in our devices – at any age – we are absorbed in someone else’s perspective.”   Julia Cameron Hiding our heads in the sand when the world is out of control is not the answer. I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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ARE OUR LIVES BORING?

“You created a sensation about nothing. You people are so creative over there. Your lives must be boring.” Vladimir Putin Have we become a nation of creative bores?  America has always been seen as innovative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking, but boring?  … Continue reading

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ARE WE READY?

In 1963 a list of Communist goals was shown to the House of Repesentatives.  I’m going to list just a few of them today, but if you want to read more, go to the article, “The Communist Takeover of America … Continue reading

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PRIORITIES

“It is impossible to govern the world without God and the Bible.”   George Washington “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”   Abraham Lincoln “Hold fast … Continue reading

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WHEN WORDS GET IN THE WAY

“The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.” A. A. Milne It … Continue reading

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A FRESH START

Our country inaugurated a new president yesterday.  Protesters lined the streets, jeering voices spewed obscenities, violent behavior erupted.  Just like any other day. We could say these acts of vandalism and hatred were freedom’s voice speaking loud and clear, but … Continue reading

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I REMEMBER

It was a beautiful day. The sky was extremely blue and clear. Autumn was definitely in the air.  Like every September morning in our part of the country, we were welcoming fall with open arms. We watched the morning news as the first plane … Continue reading

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AMERICA IS BROKEN

I’d decided not to write a politically based post today, but I happened on this one from a year ago today.  It struck me that things haven’t changed much in that time, so maybe it’s important for me to add my … 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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