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As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on


This is one of those old church photographs, taken some forty years ago. Things have changed a lot since those days, but there are few things that are especially noticeable. Paul has more hair than the rest of us. We … Continue reading

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There are going to be days when you don’t have much to smile about. Days when, if you do smile, people will wonder why you are. Those are the days when you need to smile the most. Getting over a … Continue reading

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William W. How (1823-1897) Was called both the “poor man’s bishop” and “the children’s bishop,” He was known for his work among the destitute in the London slums and among the factory workers in west Yorkshire. He wrote a number … Continue reading


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Six years ago, my costume wardrobe was huge. I still have a few boxes up in the attic of the garage, but for some reason, when I’m called upon to locate a costume or find one for myself, I come … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The backyard beckons me back home, the swing’s a welcome sight, It sits amongst a flower bed, with pillows soft and bright, The sound of crickets, frogs and birds, is constantly alive, There … Continue reading

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As life goes forward, dwelling in the past gets further and further from our present-day reality. There is nothing we can do about what has happened prior to this time in our lives, except to learn from our mistakes and … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Change is coming, you can feel the vibrations in your soul, Sounds ravage across mountainous crevasses, Bouncing, Reverberating, Echoing back and forth, New sounds with each step, Thunderous sounds of wings flapping, Making their way … Continue reading

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Many of my fellow bloggers have such creative minds. They seem to be able to turn stories of reality int0 great comedy stories or routines. Like Mark and his Yegg’s mysteries or Mitch’s tales from his youth, which always stir … Continue reading

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I’ve been absent for a while because of illness. Not just me, but the long, drawn-out issues my husband is struggling with. Through this time of our lives together, we still enjoy each other’s company and can laugh in spite … Continue reading

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Miles and miles of timber, Kissed tenderly by the early, morning sun, The sound of rushing water from a stream nearby, Smoothed by the caress of the dawn of a new day, Cascading, Swirling, Crashing, Descending. We often fall, We … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 2:11 “Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind; nothing was gained under the sun.” I find it interesting that time is … Continue reading

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So much has changed over time – or has it? I think the generation gaps we hear about are more like stepping-stones to building future generations. In my lifetime alone, I’ve seen technology change tremendously. I grew up with one … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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When fall is in the air, all sorts of thoughts come to mind. The temperatures will soon be turning cold; winter is just around the corner. Leaves are changing color and need to be raked. Apples are ripe for picking … Continue reading

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The heat of summer crunches under fallen shards, Remnants of that which once was full of life, Giving way to gorgeous color everywhere, God’s paintbrush embraces the trees, Scrumbling brilliant hues throughout the landscape, Purveying jewels to adorn the countryside, Filling the … Continue reading

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Everyone has a story. Maybe more than one. In fact, most of us are a complex bibliography of a huge assortment of stories. There are those events in your life that make up the memories of the past. Memories – … Continue reading

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Cool, refreshing waters wash up on an empty, tranquil beach, The final days of summer have washed over us and we are spent, Our days pass so quickly as we grow old – or not at all, Time escapes and … Continue reading

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This year has been filled with surprise after surprise. I believe 2022 will go down in history as one we’d love to forget. This morning the sky opened up and gently expelled flakes of white upon an already colorful blanket … Continue reading

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