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FIELD OF FLANDERS

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place: and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt … Continue reading

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FRACTURED FRIDAY – ARE WE BROKEN?

As we approach Memorial Day, there is so much to think about. A senseless war is being waged in Ukraine. It has no real purpose other than greed and power. Lives are being snuffed out for no reason. Cities are … Continue reading

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MELTING IN FEAR

The image above depicts what our landscape looked like a couple days ago. Within just a short period of time a snowfall of six inches, added to what was already on the ground. In just another short span most of … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT?

This world of ours – it’s a mixture of cultures, filled with different races, consumed with material things, longing for success, desirous of power and filled with greed. When all those things combine, there can be chaos. When it looks … Continue reading

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THE BEGINNING OF BIRTH PAINS

It sometimes seems that every day brings another story of man’s inhumanity towards man.  There is the noise of violence in every corner of our country.  Dissatisfied and enraged voices scream for change.  People are divided in their opinions, their … Continue reading

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A WAR TO END ALL WARS

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year has been dedicated as Veterans Day in the United States. It’s the one day a year we set aside to honor those who have and continue … Continue reading

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AN UNSENT LOVE LETTER

Today we honor the veterans who have served their country and have ultimately made sacrifices because of it. Wars will continue to wage on this earth, because there is a need to be number one – to accumulate wealth – … Continue reading

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WAR IN BLACK & WHITE

If you tune into the American Hero Channel, you’ll most certainly come across a program relating to World War I or II.  Sometimes the film footage has been colorized.  Most of the shows are in black and white, which suits … Continue reading

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OUT OF DESOLATION

  ORIGINAL SCULPTURE BY PAUL BOECHER – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The sculpture was created as a reminder of how God can bring us out of the ashes and into new life.  It depicts the flood waters of the Bible, … Continue reading

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ANGER AND RAGE AND HATE, OH MY!

He tells it like it is and even though he’s not the average politician, he’s followed by those who have held their anger with the government within.  They yearn for new leadership without the ties to an overly corrupt body of administrators.  … Continue reading

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SHED BLOOD

Crimson stains the sand. People running, hiding, covering themselves and others, Fear ensues, then pain, followed by anger and rage, Faces and heads shrouded in black, too cowardly to show themselves, Thoughts of waging a righteous war against those who … Continue reading

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IS THERE SUCH A THING AS PEACE?

It seems each day brings more and more news of wars and terrorism.  Even in the safety of our  homes we are exposed to an evil world of hatred and anger.  It’s pretty hard to find any peace of mind when everything around … Continue reading

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