Tag Archives: persistence

LORD, GIVE ME STRENGTH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (An aging egret seeks shelter in the Reeds) As my old body tells me that it’s time to settle down, I wonder of the time that’s left to me. That even though my … Continue reading

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THINK POSITIVE

I’m currently working as stage manager for a children’s production of “Willie Wonka” and one of my favorite songs from the show is called “Think Positive.”  This whimsical story of honesty and integrity, along with positive thinking is a great … Continue reading

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DAYS SO QUICKLY PASS …

For many children across the land, school has resumed.  Kids, now tanned by the summer sun will don their back to school clothes and prepare for another school year.  My granddaughter will embark on her first year of high school … Continue reading

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CARRY ON

We often underestimate our own personal worth.  If we’re able to breathe and move, we have value.  If we wake up each day with a sense of purpose; if we take time to listen; if we lift others up with … Continue reading

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TRAIL OF TEARS

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson In our travels this week, I’ve been able to release some of the sadness from behind.  I have found my … Continue reading

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NECESSARY MOTHER

You’ve undoubtedly heard of my father-in-law, Judah. He was the fourth son of Jacob.  His line would eventually produce the birth of David, the ancestor of the Messiah.  He was one of Joseph’s brothers.  I’m sure you’ve heard of him as well. Quite … Continue reading

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DATELINE JULY 18, 64 AD

  It was a steamy summer night in the city of Rome.  The wind picked up, bringing some relief, but before the night was over a large portion of the city was engulfed in flames.  It started in the poorest part … Continue reading

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WALLS

Walls are intended to keep something enclosed and safe.  They can also be used as a barricade against an enemy.  The muscles of the abdominal wall are designed to protect our internal organs. Walls separate one room from another creating … Continue reading

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