Tag Archives: trials

THANKSGIVING II & III

Last Sunday we shared a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal with family   I just arrived home from church where we celebrated Thanksgiving with another huge meal and delicious desserts  On Thursday, I’ll be spending time with my daughter’s extended family and undoubtedly … Continue reading

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A WRETCH LIKE ME

To say the least, Job had to go through hell in order to find heaven.  He was consistent in his faith, but he had his moments –  just as we would under less circumstances. We worry and fret over things … Continue reading

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NOT ALL DAYS ARE GOING TO BE GREAT

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON ATIMETOSHARE 4/11/15 Just think!  You’re a Christian – you’ve been freed from the grip of sin and the devil – you’re beaming in the afterglow of Easter – life is perfect – right? Monday morning comes and you … Continue reading

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MELT DOWN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Rushing water, Surging as it crashes, Over broken rock, And fallen trees, Twisting and turning, Undulating like a serpent, Snaking its way through the forest, Life giving water, Flourishing with vitality, Imprisoned … Continue reading

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WHAT DRAWS US TO TRAGEDY?

In 2011, the REELZ channel received four Emmy Awards for the mini-series, “The Kennedys.”  They are now following up with a two part showing of  “The Kennedys After Camelot.”  I was a young woman at the time of the Kennedy presidency and … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TEST?

This life is full of tests.  So much depends on how we deal with them.  I’ve always been one of those who sailed along comfortably and when things started to get choppy, I’d give up.  Whether it was looking at … Continue reading

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WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND

The tales told in the past repeat themselves on a daily basis.  The classic story of Romeo & Juliet has been retold in different ways,  genres and locations.  What is it about these plot lines that draw us in? The movies and … Continue reading

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RAGING WATERS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A mighty torrent of raging water gushes through the mountain passes, Tumbling over granite, Seeping through the tiniest cracks, Forging a path of energy on its way, Life hits us like that … Continue reading

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WHAT A FRIEND

Joseph M. Scriven penned these words 1855, but the still remain pertinent today.  I have many friends who are facing difficulties in this world.  Many I have never met, some are closer than actual family, and there are those who … Continue reading

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AM I DONE YET?

  When I first met my husband, we were both in high school and took an art class together.  Everyone in the class created “sculptures” out of plaster which had been formed in milk cartons.  He had a space of his … Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN

   When you reach middle age, you’re considered in the prime of life.  You’ve climbed the ladder of success, reached the pinnacle of career and lifetime relationships.  You’ve vaulted the hurdles of education.  Things are looking good.  When I turned … Continue reading

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I WANT IT RIGHT NOW!

We live in a world of instant everything. We can get information just by inputting data into a computer. We are transported to far off places with the flick of a remote. Our diet may consist of fast food, microwave … Continue reading

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REST IN HIS ARMS

The easy, peaceful days of summer are coming to  close.  Soon kids will be back in the classroom rather than complaining about not having anything to do.  Within a week, I can guarantee that many of them will be boo-hooing … Continue reading

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