Tag Archives: Unity

WHEN WILL WE LEARN?

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.” Nathaniel Hawthorne If anything good is ever … Continue reading

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EVERY DAY IS A NEW ADVENTURE

This week I’ll be turning my attention to marriage. 56 years ago this coming Saturday, Paul & I will celebrating 56 years of wedded bliss. Well maybe all 56 of those years weren’t like the stuff of which Hallmark movies … Continue reading

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THE BEAT OF A DIFFERENT DRUM

The beat of a different drummer, the rhythm that forms its song, The ratta-tat-tat of the lonely drum, the war call it brings along, Words of engagement underlie, beneath the beating cadence, The march of weary, blood torn feet, continue … Continue reading

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CHALLENGING TIMES

We are in the midst of challenging times.  Every day a new restriction is placed on us.  Jobs are lost, businesses will soon follow, the stock market continues to dive, stores are selling out many of our necessary items.  The … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE FALL

“These are grumblers, malcontents, following their own sinful desires; they are loud-mouthed boasters, showing favoritism to gain advantage.  But you must remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. They said to you, ‘In the last … Continue reading

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DIVISIONS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Our world is full of tragic news and difficult decisions. We struggle to find good in all the strife and dark divisions. The devil uses all these things to tug within our … Continue reading

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LUKE 11 – THE LORD’S PRAYER

READ LUKE 11 Prayer was part of Jesus daily living as a human being.  Luke is the writer who discusses this fact the most in his gospel writing.  Prayer was important to Jesus. He would often escape to a quiet … Continue reading

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WHAT’S IN THE BOX?

I am not a marriage expert, nor could I possibly have all the secrets to a happy marriage, but there is a wonderful book which carries some extremely good advice on how to live together as husband and wife and … Continue reading

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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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