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PRAYING FOR OTHERS

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.” Matthew 6:5 As our world continues to grow and the sense of community is  lost … Continue reading

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SILENCE!

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they … Continue reading

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WHEN FEARS OVERTAKE US

“This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.”  Dwight D. Eisenhower When I was a young woman of 21, I lost my job … Continue reading

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WHERE DO YOU PRAY?

Is it in the quiet, stillness of the morning or when the evening comes?  Is it in a closet full of shoes and boxes that words of solace, supplication, praise and thanksgiving spill from your lips?  Do you pray when you … Continue reading

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THE DAD THAT FIXES THINGS

Dads are usually good at fixing things.  We often see them tinkering over a broken down lawn mower or under the hood of a car with a handful of tools and dirty fingernails.  They may not always know what they’re … Continue reading

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A DIRECT LINE

It must have been wonderful to communicate directly with God as did men of ancient times.  Though they couldn’t see Him, they were given the benefit of His spoken word.  The truth is we still have the ability to communicate … Continue reading

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AROUND AND AROUND

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When I feel alone and troubled, By the cares of this world, I turn to You, When I think I can no longer endure, The jabs and punches of life, I … Continue reading

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SING TO THE LORD

I spent weeks at my grandparents’ farm in the summer and am reminded of the crackling sound of the radio whining out some of those ancient spiritual songs of woe. I guess you could call them the blues of the country. Grandma … Continue reading

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LITTLE SINS

Dawn Jones at INSPIRATION with an ATTITUDE had an interesting post today about tolerance.  It got me to thinking how the devil works and what he’s done slowly sifting through humanity with his minions.  His ideology would seem to be spreading … Continue reading

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MY SATURDAY PRAYER

When you’re retired, Saturday can seem like just another day, but it’s really a good day to give thanks for getting through another week – to praise God for the blessings He’s given you – to acknowledge His presence in … Continue reading

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