Category Archives: Bible

WHAT IS TRUTH?

“Tell me I’m clever, Tell me I’m kind, Tell me I’m talented, Tell me I’m cute, Tell me I’m sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I’m perfect – But tell me the truth.” Shel Silverstein When seeking the truth, we might … Continue reading

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WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER

  I’m reminded of Charles Schultz and his character Lucy. Her definition of team work went something like this, “These five fingers, individually they’re nothing but when I curl them together like this into a single unit, they form a … Continue reading

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ARE WE LIVING IN HELL?

I am trying my best not to tune into the news.  I feel ignorance can be bliss.  At least I have a temporary respite from the ugliness of our world.  We can’t really escape all the darkness surrounding us by the flip … Continue reading

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THE FORGIVING FATHER

The story of the prodigal son is a great lesson on how to be a good dad.  The meaning of prodigal is “one who spends his inheritance foolishly.”  Fortunately that will never happen with our children, because we won’t be … Continue reading

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CONFIRMATION DAY

Today is a special day in the church year.  We celebrate the day when the disciples became filled with the Holy Spirit and began their task of taking God’s wonderful news to the world – Pentecost Sunday.  Today is also … Continue reading

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A DIRECT LINE

It must have been wonderful to communicate directly with God as did men of ancient times.  Though they couldn’t see Him, they were given the benefit of His spoken word.  The truth is we still have the ability to communicate … Continue reading

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GRACE

Just as I am, without one plea But that Thy blood was shed for me And that Thou bidd’st me come to Thee, O Lamb of God, I come, I come. Just as I am, Thou wilt receive, Wilt welcome, … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP OUTREACH

Someone once told me that if you have something precious, and you don’t share it with others, you’re being selfish. That really makes sense, especially if you have a specific talent like singing, or writing or painting. If you keep … Continue reading

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COME ON OVER!

Since we moved into our “new” old house, we’ve had a number of visitors.  Some came to welcome us to the neighborhood, some came out of curiosity to see this 1885 property. There were those we told to stop by … Continue reading

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ONLY GOD CAN DO THAT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© To capture the essence of a hazy, purple sunrise, To  brush strokes of muted lavender and gold, To place a creature within the environment, To temper, refine, correct, re-do, The life … Continue reading

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