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ANOTHER DAY OLDER AND STILL KICKING

When I wrote my memoir several years ago, I was in my 60s and thoughts of retirement were not yet in the picture. They still aren’t. I have survived eight decades and am eagerly moving into the next one. Yesterday … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

Have you checked yours stats lately? How do you rate in the public eye? How many Facebook or Instagram friends do you have? Have we all grown a little crazy about ourselves with social media and blogging? I have to … 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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PRAYERS FOR UKRAINE

I cannot begin to imagine what the Ukrainians are dealing with in their country. The United States seems oblivious to the wars that rage around us and seem eager to send money and arms, but not really providing any kind … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear Holy, God, You are the bright and shining star.  You make the birds to sing and the waters to spring up and rain pour down to nourish your creation.  My heart delights in your name. I wonder sometimes, what … Continue reading

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WHEN ALL WE CAN DO IS PRAY . . .

As we look at our world today, we could get angry, frustrated, hopeless and even vengeful. What we tend to forget is that there is a much greater power that exists – a power that transcends all human understanding. It … Continue reading

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THE BEGINNING OF BIRTH PAINS

It sometimes seems that every day brings another story of man’s inhumanity towards man.  There is the noise of violence in every corner of our country.  Dissatisfied and enraged voices scream for change.  People are divided in their opinions, their … Continue reading

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WHAT IS TRUE PEACE?

ART WORK BY PAUL BOECHER© 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 … Continue reading

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CAN’T SEE THE FOREST?

I’ve recently been trying to hide from the events of the world by not tuning in the news.  My thinking is that if I don’t have that extra weight hanging on my shoulders, it will free me from the burden.  … Continue reading

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CALL ON ME . . .

We’re in a time in history when fear is probably our greatest enemy. The pandemic has placed most everyone in a bubble – in more ways than one. We fear being isolated from others. We fear getting a disease which … Continue reading

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GATHER MY TEARS, LORD

Psalm 56:8-11  “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle.Are they not in your book?  Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call.This I know, that God is for me.  In God, whose … Continue reading

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SUBMISSION

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Raising hands to our God on high, with head bowed in submission,Tears flow fast as our eyes do cry, repentance and petition,The words seem empty as we pray, but God will send His Spirit,He … Continue reading

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HEAR OUR PRAYER, OH, LORD!

A golden sun is shining outside my window pane, The sky is blue, the grass is green yet it’s just not the same, The beauty that surrounds us can swiftly blow away, In just one second life can pass into … Continue reading

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DO YOU REMEMBER?

This photograph, reminiscent of the iconic flag raising at Iwo Jima, depicts a story of courage under fire like we’ve never seen before. On 09/11/2001 our nation was ravaged by a group of those intent on destroying our existence. Twenty … Continue reading

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ALL BY MYSELF

In a quiet, peaceful corner where the trees hold in the air, In a place of isolation – to release your every care, A spot to lift your heart and pray, to thank God for His mercy, To call on … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Lord, I ask that you become the center of my life. You give me a reason to get up every day. You motivate me in all my comings and goings. You lift and encourage me when I feel I can’t … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear Savior, God, I humbly come before you and ask for your forgiveness. I know that you covered every sin with your holy, precious blood so many years ago. Even though I know that, I also realize that my sinful … Continue reading

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ALONE TIME WITH GOD

Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does is come in simpler ways, like doing and … Continue reading

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THE PRAYER CLOSET

My novel, “Until Our Dying Day,” is still in the editing process and may not ever be published until my dying day, but one of the female protagonists uses the woods as her prayer closet. When things become overwhelming for … Continue reading

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TRUST

I lift my hands in confidence that you will hear my prayer, I wonder what you think of them as I cast all my care, Up to the heavens where you dwell, where only you can see, The darkness of … Continue reading

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