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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A GOOD DAD?

I know opinions about fatherhood have changed drastically over the past 30 or 40 years and I would like to address that today.  Somehow, maybe as a result of the feminist movement, men have been lowered in value and the role of … Continue reading

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FATHER’S WEEK

Father’s Day will be here in a week and I have a lot to say about dads. So I’m beginning with this one. It’s a rerun from several years ago, but I think it applies today, even more than it … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM – EXPERIENCE

Job 28:28 “The fear of the Lord – that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.” The hope of every human mind is to gain wisdom, We labor through our lives in search of it, We imagine that it will come … Continue reading

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FRACTURED FRIDAY

There’s something about Peter Pan that always rings true for me. I never wanted to grow up. It’s not that I’m irresponsible. In fact, I’d consider myself quite responsible. Yet the idea of remaining childlike has always appealed to me. … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

“Millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and forget where they hid them. Do good and forget. It will grow someday.” Anonymous We can learn so much from nature. Consider the squirrel. He … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS FUNNY – AIN’T

My life has spanned almost seven decades. I’ll soon be entering my eight. I’ve seen the comedy routines of Vaudeville – the situation comedies that required an active imagination through the radio – early TV and movies containing slapstick and … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM – STORMS

Standing alone in a storm as wind tears through the trees is not only frightening but lacks wisdom. Our bodies grow tense, the adrenaline flows, and all our emotions explode into a procession of fear. The branches entangle and caress one another. … Continue reading

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WISDOM IN AGING

I’ve witnessed the birth of new life – watching as those precious, little lungs take their first breath.  I’ve experienced holding my own breath as my little ones grew into adults.  I’ve observed each step of their development with anticipation, … Continue reading

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ON BECOMING WISE

Mark Twain once said, “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the … Continue reading

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ONLY GOD CAN CHANGE HEARTS

Our world is full of tragic news and heartfelt disconnection. We struggle to find good in all the strife and insurrection. The devil uses all these things to tug within our reasoning. He twists and turns our very thoughts, with … Continue reading

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WISDOM REVISITED

Have you ever looked at a word and it just doesn’t seem right? I did that this morning as I looked at the word, “WISDOM.” For some reason it looked weird. I’ve seen this word a billion times. I’ve written … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A PAPER BAG?

In our town, some stores have opted to not use paper bags. Instead you can purchase a bag or bring your own canvas bag from home. I’m wondering why paper? I have such an abundance of plastic bags in my … Continue reading

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RUNNING AWAY DOESN’T WORK

The room begins to close in on you. You feel suffocated in your inner most being. Your heart begins to race – your mouth is dry – your hands begin to tremble – your breathing becomes heavy and almost chokes … Continue reading

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FROM WHERE COMETH WISDOM

Mark Twain once said, “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the … Continue reading

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ONLY GOD CAN

Who are we to think we can do what God does, He created everything, Forming, Shaping, Molding, Crafting, Designing, Each intricate pattern in that creation, Because of His love for us, Who do we think we are, Are we able … Continue reading

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AGING DOESN’T HAVE TO MEAN DEATH

Lots of people look at age as a sign of weakness, deterioration and imminent death. Some cultures place age in a special category because of the wisdom a person has acquired in his life. In America, we tend to admire … Continue reading

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SILVER & GOLD

My maternal grandmother was the wife of a farmer; a woman with a true pioneer spirit. She often shared memories of her childhood in Montana, gathering buffalo chips to build a fire. When she grew older and married a farmer, … Continue reading

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WHERE IS THE WISDOM?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Wisdom grows from experience, through trial and disappointment, It can also evolve through times of peace, satisfaction and contentment, However it is obtained, we can be confident that it comes from God, … Continue reading

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I’M NOT A TREE!

There’s something about a tree.  When it grows old it has gained great stature.  It has reached towards heaven and branched out in many directions.  The circles on your trunk indicate how many years you’ve endured.  People on the other … Continue reading

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ACUMEN

Searching for wisdom is as old as time itself.  Ever since man fell into Satan’s arms, there is a need to prove ourselves.  A word like acumen isn’t used much today in regard to wisdom.  It is more akin to … Continue reading

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