N.W.BOYER…Christian Author

Posts tagged “healing

Peaceful Music

May you be blessed this day with some beautiful music as you listen for the quietness of God’s presence in your heart.

Seeking God in a quiet place

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”   2 Chronicles 7:14

Video of beautiful, relaxing background music with nature photography:

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CHRIST IS RISEN!

risen Christ

 

HE IS RISEN!  HE IS RISEN INDEED.

2019 has been a year of great sadness around the world with disasters, wars, people fleeing oppression and other events:  the burning of one of the world’s great Christian cathedrals and the deliberate burning of black churches in the U.S.  Our soldiers still serve and die on foreign fields. There are a great many things to be concerned about in our world.

Nevertheless, we turn our hearts this Easter Sunday to the Great Hope for the world in the resurrection of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. On this Easter, we rejoice in the glorious hope for through His giving of Himself that we may be saved and the looking for His return to the world.

The grave could not hold Him.  Hallelujah!

Blessing to all Boyer Writes readers!  N.W.Boyer

(VIDEO: Turn up the sound)   Hallelujah Chorus

 


COMFORT DOGS AND THEIR LOVE

Having had five Golden Retrievers in our home over the years, we know the love that these dogs can give is amazing.  They are gentle, loving and caring…with a temperament that can reach out to the most broken of humans.

The pictures below were made by Jim Dalrymple II at a hospital in Las Vegas.   A Christian group from the Lutheran Church Charities trains dogs in a number of states to be comfort dogs.   (LLC K-9 Comfort Dogs)

A thank you to them and the dog’s owners who care enough to go to places where people have gone through a crisis, as in the terrible shootings in Las Vegas, in order to bring about quicker healing.

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A Prayer on 9-11 and the Aftermath

Today I would like to share a prayer from 2008 where the Twin Towers stood in New York City.

After reading the prayer, scroll down below to see what the people of New York have accomplished in the past years.   Thanks to Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan who has taken many memorable images from photographs of 9-11 and found the exact spots today, we are able to see what the American people can do after such a tragedy.

 

Trinity Church Cemetery 9-11

Trinity Church Cemetery 9-11

 

 

Trinity Church cemetery today

Trinity Church cemetery today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“O God of love, compassion, and healing,
look on us, people of many different faiths
and traditions,
who gather today at this site,
the scene of incredible violence and pain.
We ask you in your goodness
to give eternal light and peace
to all who died here
the heroic first-responders:
our fire fighters, police officers,
emergency service workers, and
Port Authority personnel,
along with all the innocent men and women
who were victims of this tragedy
simply because their work or service
brought them here on September 11, 2001.

We ask you, in your compassion
to bring healing to those
who, because of their presence here that day,
suffer from injuries and illness.
Heal, too, the pain of still-grieving families
and all who lost loved ones in this tragedy.
Give them strength to continue their lives
with courage and hope.

We are mindful as well
of those who suffered death, injury, and loss
on the same day at the Pentagon and in
Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Our hearts are one with theirs
as our prayer embraces their pain and suffering.

God of peace, bring your peace to our violent world:
peace in the hearts of all men and women
and peace among the nations of the earth.
Turn to your way of love
those whose hearts and minds
are consumed with hatred.
God of understanding,
overwhelmed by the magnitude of this tragedy,
we seek your light and guidance
as we confront such terrible events.
Grant that those whose lives were spared
may live so that the lives lost here
may not have been lost in vain.

Comfort and console us,
strengthen us in hope,
and give us the wisdom and courage
to work tirelessly for a world
where true peace and love reign
among nations and in the hearts of all. “

Pope Benedict XI–Prayer at Ground Zero
New York, 20 April 2008

Before and After Pictures of 9-11 and today 

TWIN TOWERS REPLACED TODAY BY ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER AND MEMORIAL

TWIN TOWERS REPLACED TODAY BY ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER AND MEMORIAL

TWIN TOWER 9-11

TWIN TOWER 9-11