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MEDICAL MISHAPS

We’ve all experienced some pretty weird things when it comes to medical issues. My acting troupe, “The Jewels of deNial,” has recently combined their talents to create this next episode of our radio show called, “Medical Mishaps.” The collaboration of … Continue reading

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AGE OLD QUESTION – WHO AM I?

Carl Sandburg was an American poet who won 3 Pulitzer Prize awards or poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. He was noted for his many volumes of verse and keen observations of life. When he passed away … Continue reading

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THEATRICALIZING THURSDAY

My word for the day is “Theatricalizing.” This is what I do. I am a theatricalizer – or a Thespian – a playwright -a performer – an actor – and old to boot. This has been my chosen profession for … Continue reading

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CHASING THE WIND?

Do you feel like it’s Groundhog Day, every day? Are you going through the motions of living, without really living? I am stuck at the moment. Life does get in the way of our living from time to time. How … Continue reading

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IN THE IMAGE OF GOD

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and … Continue reading

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YOU WERE BORN FOR THIS TIME

The Book of Esther does not mention the name of God within its pages, but He is apparent throughout the entire story. It is a story of patience – waiting for God’s will to be accomplished – and faith that … Continue reading

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WHERE EVER I GO, HE IS THERE

When answers to questions are hard to find, We struggle within and our minds go blind, We try as we will to figure it out, We fret and we worry, we cry and pout, We try to do what is out … Continue reading

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ARE THESE THE GOOD OLD DAYS?

Our country’s short history has seen some amazing accomplishments.  When you think about how quickly technology has advanced in just the past 30 years, it’s astounding.  Most kids don’t even know what a cassette player is, or the mention of … Continue reading

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FULFILLING OUR PURPOSE

Why was I born? Why am I living?What do I get? What am I giving?Why do I want a thing, I darent hope for?What can I hope for? I wish I knew.Why do I try to draw you near me?Why … Continue reading

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WHAT IS YOUR PURPOSE?

The old flour mill stands as a fortress, beside the rambling Rum River, An icon, once thriving, once useful – a place where industry grew a small town into a big city, Now inoperative, surrounded by the ruins of yesterday, … Continue reading

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IS LIFE MEANINGLESS

Solomon gained much wisdom during his reign as king of Israel, but he often found life meaningless in the scheme of things.  He had it all – tried it all – felt enjoyment and pleasure from all of it, but … Continue reading

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SO, YOU’RE RETIRED?

I know I worked way too hard when I was in the actual work force. I had my own children’s theatre for ten years and was in charge of most of it. I had a few faithful parents who helped … Continue reading

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WHERE LIES YOUR TREASURE?

  Almost five years ago, we downsized our house of 24 years and an accumulation of over 50. We painstakingly waded through things that we considered eventual treasures and got rid of many of them. We moved into a renovated … Continue reading

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DEATH HAS NO HOLD ON ME

I don’t understand why God allows some of us to go on living for so many years while others are taken at an early age. It’s one of those mysteries that don’t make sense to me. I do know that … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST PAINTS, BECAUSE HE MUST

WATERCOLOR SKETCH BY PAUL BOECHER© “I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.”  Michelangelo When you have a … 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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WINTER

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Reflections of a monochromatic scene, Dipped in a wash of azure blue, A magical fantasy, Enriched with mystical elements, Still some semblance of reality, Life can be the same some days, Boring, without color or … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS ANGELS 

Isn’t it great to know that God has sent His own angels to protect us each day? I have spoken about my angels and the shape they must be in by now. I have given all of them a run … Continue reading

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A TIME FOR EVERYTHING

God’s timing is certainly not the same as ours.  Our every day is pigeon holed into to-do lists, work, appointments, vacation time, workouts, meals and other activities.   We  like things to be organized and well planned – but we often forget that … Continue reading

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IF I ONLY HAD THE NERVE!

We have been working with a group of youngsters all week, introducing them to the arts of music, art and drama. They have been immersed in activities which stretch their imagination; things they thought they could never do; and they’ve … Continue reading

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