Tag Archives: Unity

COME TOGETHER

    When God invites us to His house, He does so because He loves us.  He desires our presence.  He doesn’t need our worship.  He’s God.  He doesn’t want us to do it as an outward act to show others how … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN?

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger.  James 1:19 I am proud to be an American, not because of the ugly events in our history, but for the people … Continue reading

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WORD FOR TODAY

People often ask me how I come up with things to write about each day.  For the most part, there is no rhyme nor reason to it.  I write things about Christianity, aging, living in troubled times, going through difficulties … Continue reading

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IS THERE ANY HOPE FOR UNITY IN A COUNTRY DIVIDED?

“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,  eager to maintain the … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A 360 DEGREE TURN AROUND

We stand on the cusp of a new year.  My dad would’ve hit the century mark in 2019, but he went to heaven far too early.  We look back at the things that happened during 2018. We’ll see a lot … Continue reading

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THE CHURCH UNITED

What is a team without a leader?  How does a corporation thrive without someone to guide it?  What happens when everyone thinks they know better than the boss or there are too many cooks in the kitchen? Usually the result is … Continue reading

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IF MY PEOPLE HUMBLE THEMSELVES …

We are a nation divided right now and the only way to be unified once more is to pray for God’s intercession. Our governing leaders have been faced with threats of assassination.  Bombs in the mail are the new message … Continue reading

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FREEDOM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A great nation once united, now tarnished black with hate, One nation bound by God’s own love, lies corrupt at Satan’s gate, We hold all these truths apparent, that God created man, We know that He has set us … Continue reading

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A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

“Eventually all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.  The river was cut by the world’s Great Flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time.  On some of those rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the … Continue reading

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THE OLD PICKET FENCE

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The Mark Twain story of how Tom Sawyer got his friends to do his work for him, is that of an entrepreneurial young man.  He made the job so appealing that his … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS OUR NATIVE LAND

ORIGINAL ART PAINTED PLEIN AIR AT AN 1800’S RENDEZVOUS BY PAUL BOECHER© “It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as … 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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DIVIDED WE FALL

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded … Continue reading

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HOW DO I LOVE THEE?

When I was just a girl of seventeen, I received a valentine from a young man who had been a best friend since beginning high school. It included a handwritten version of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s famous love sonnet.  At the … Continue reading

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WHAT IS LOVE?

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The art in this post doesn’t really have to do with love, but I love it.  Reminiscent of Northwest Coast art, and if you use your imagination, you can actually see … Continue reading

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