Category Archives: armor of God

GOD’S MAJESTY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the mountain’s early dawn, His majesty is seen,The skies fill up with brilliance, and glorious golden sheen,His breath is seen in morning mist, His voice through eagles’ song,His power displays in … Continue reading

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HOW DID YOUR WEEK STACK UP?

I love these old dudes from the Muppets Show. They would sit in their private balcony and review whatever was being presented at the time. Of course, their reviews were always negative and left me thinking “Is this as good … Continue reading

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ALL OTHER GROUND IS SINKING SAND

“And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” J. K. Rowling We’ve all had those points in life, when we hit bottom.  Each day begins to fall apart and there’s nowhere to turn.  It’s … Continue reading

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PROPHECY FULFILLED . . .

There was no question as to who Jesus was. He fulfilled every prophecy ever written about Him. He spoke with authority, He did miracles, He left His home in Heaven and took on the form of man, He died on … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

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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I’M NOT STRESSED – JUST A LITTLE FRAZZLED

It’s Friday and the end of another stress filled week. You’re eager for the weekend, but it shows no sign of relief. You think you’ll get some time to relax (ha) and something gets in the way of that very … Continue reading

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I CAN’T DO THIS ALONE

There are so many times when we try to manage our lives and all the difficulties we face. When we seem unable to find a solution, , we turn to God for help. Maybe we should just do that in … Continue reading

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ANGELS AMONG US

Your life seems to be traveling along normally and then, out of nowhere, another stumbling block – another unexpected surprise – another problem. It’s at those times we need God’s protection the most. I know He has an army of … Continue reading

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THE HARDEST TEARS

When we cry in silence, I think it’s probably the best time to communicate with God. Not that we should be sad when we pray, but that we feel so connected to Him, that we have no fear in laying … Continue reading

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PREPARING FOR THE BATTLE

The father of our country, George Washington, was right in his quote, “In time of peace, prepare for war.” Our heavenly Father wants us to be ready for the battles we face too. Every day is a battle in some … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY – CONTRITION

The word contrition comes from the Latin word, meaning to crush.  What a vivid description of how we should come to the Lord with our burdens.  We should be crushed by the weight.  Even the smallest of our wrongdoings are … Continue reading

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PRAYERS FOR UKRAINE

I cannot begin to imagine what the Ukrainians are dealing with in their country. The United States seems oblivious to the wars that rage around us and seem eager to send money and arms, but not really providing any kind … Continue reading

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SIT & WAIT

Back in  2014, I wrote a musical play based on the story of Esther from the Bible.  This beautiful book reads like a fairy tale, where a lovely young woman is chosen to sit beside the ruler of the most … Continue reading

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SNAKES IN THE BASEMENT

My husband grew up in a home that also housed the family business – a funeral home. There were the usual jokes throughout his childhood about people dying to get in there. There were an abundance of stories that would … Continue reading

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END OF ANOTHER WEEK

Lord,  Your name is above all others. Your kingdom includes me and all who believe in You.  I honor you and stand in awe of your holiness.  I don’t deserve to be in Your presence.  You say a word and Your … Continue reading

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I’M BACK

I’ve been gone for three weeks now. I was on a vacation of sorts.  I think we all need a time out once in a while to regroup – to restore – to regenerate.  In that time, I’ve been sorting … Continue reading

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GREY SKIES ARE GONNA CLEAR UP . . .

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Some days seem all out of focus, the clouds turn our vision dim. God’s masterful plan seems hidden, doubt colors the shades so grim, We lose control and we wonder if relief … Continue reading

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WARM DAYS OF SUMMER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Days of endless winter capture the hearts and minds of many in my part of the country. All that remains are memories of a warm summer day as the sun beats relentlessly … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF CHRIST

I don’t know why God allows some of us to go on living for so many years and others are taken at an early age. It is one of those mysteries that don’t make sense to me. I do know … Continue reading

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HOW DID YOUR DAY START?

Yesterday was a lovely day.  I made it through the first day of my 78th year on earth – received many good wishes – spent time with my granddaughter and topped it off with a visit with a dear friend … Continue reading

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