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POWER WITHIN

Miles and miles of timber, Kissed tenderly by the early, morning sun, The sound of rushing water from a stream nearby, Smoothed by the caress of the dawn of a new day, Cascading, Swirling, Crashing, Descending. We often fall, We … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE SON

His bruised and smitten body lay quiet in the grave,He gave His precious blood for me and all the world to save,There are no words to thank Him, to give love in return,God’s promise is fulfilled, within my heart does … Continue reading

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A DAY OF UNREST

It was the Sabbath day – a day dedicated to rest and meditation. Jesus’ body had been interred in the tomb of a rich man. Time would not allow for preparing the body for burial, because the Sabbath required no … Continue reading

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EASTER BUNNY VS. JESUS

As I was doing my weekly grocery shopping the other day, I was amazed to find a whole section devoted to Easter bunnies, chocolate eggs, peeps, sugary treats, cavity makers and artificial grass – along with baskets of all sizes … Continue reading

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THE LAST DAYS OF JESUS

Jesus spent His final days talking to his disciples about what was about to soon take place. It had to be difficult for them to understand. They knew His purpose here on earth, but why did He have to die? … Continue reading

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IS THERE SUCH A THING AS GOOD GRIEF?

We know that grief is a very common emotion among us humans, yet when we’re experiencing it, there is nothing anyone can say or do to keep the tears from falling – the heart from longing – the mind from … Continue reading

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HE LIVES AND SO DO WE

The wonder of the trinity is probably one of the most difficult things for us human beings to understand. There are so many things written in God’s Word, that we simply don’t get. The fact that Jesus was fully man … Continue reading

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FADED MEMORY

Photograph of my mom and dad along with my sister and I.  I’m the one in front on the left. It’s only been two weeks since we celebrated Easter in a totally different way.  Our rejoicing was muted.  Our voices … Continue reading

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HE’S ALIVE!

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Across refreshing waters pure, the sign remains in place, The glorious cross of Jesus, Christ, transcends both time and space, Instrument of execution, stained with blood, sweat and tears,               … Continue reading

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AN EASTER LIKE NONE OTHER

I grew up in a time when Easter and Christmas were celebrated with days off of school, Easter bonnets, pretty new clothes, Easter egg hunts, lots of special food and going to church at 6 in the morning. Some of … Continue reading

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THE EMPTY CHURCH

Three generations of our family eight years ago.  Taken at the front of our church in Minneapolis. The thought of not celebrating Easter in church is almost impossible for me to imagine, but this year will be a first for … Continue reading

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DID HE COME TOO LATE?

Mary and Martha were Lazarus’ sisters and all of them called Jesus their friend. He’d been a guest in their home. Mary couldn’t get enough of His words and Martha was more concerned that the house was in order and … Continue reading

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AND HE DIED

Methuselah was an old, old man when God finally took him to heaven.  For 969 years he stumbled around the planet.  He raised a family, saw them grow into adults, had grandchildren and great grandchildren. And then he died. So … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

Last week my  writing journey took a brief hiatus.  I guess it all started the week before, when Minnesota was hit with one last (I hope) snow storm.   There I sat again, in a pile of snow and ice, struggling … Continue reading

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HEAR THE WORD OF THE LORD

In 1999, an adventure/horror movie called “The Mummy” hit the big screen and we were witness to the dead coming back to life – embalming garb and all.  Flesh began to cover near skeletal bodies – muscle replaced withered flesh … Continue reading

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THE FINAL SACRIFICE

It was the hour of the evening sacrifice when Jesus took His final breath and commended Himself to His heavenly Father’s hands. The final sacrifice was now complete. His distorted, gory, pitiful body was lifeless. It was getting late. The work … Continue reading

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SON RISE

Mary’s Journey & Eternity by Kathy Boecher© ETERNITY He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss. He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago, He for … Continue reading

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NOW WHAT?

Their world had been torn apart.  The tomb was empty.  Jesus was dead and now someone had stolen His body.  It was more than they could bear.  The early morning revelation must’ve been one of the most exciting part of … Continue reading

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HE IS NOT HERE. HE IS RISEN!

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss. He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago, He for my sins … Continue reading

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EMPTY CLOTHS, FULL HEARTS

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 4/7/2015   John 20-6-7 “Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie,  And the napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but … Continue reading

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