Category Archives: Christian daily devotion

NO SMALL PARTS

Where do you fit in to the scheme of things? I always tell my young performers that each of them is an important piece of the story we’re trying to portray – without their participation, the story is incomplete, no … Continue reading

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UNDERCOVER FOLLOWER

A member of the ruling council of the Sanhedrin, he was well versed in the scriptures and believed in the God of his fathers.  He knew a Messiah was promised to save his people, but Jesus didn’t seem to be what … Continue reading

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BFFS

How many friends do you have?  Do you become overjooyed when you can add another friend to your list of Facebook buddies? Are you a charismatic person who seems to simply attract friends like flies to flypaper? Do you judge your … Continue reading

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FELLOWSHIP

ma A family of fellow Christians can be a wonderful source of strength and encouragement for us. Many times though, we aren’t even aware of the pain and suffering they’re going through. We’ve all gotten wrapped up in our own … Continue reading

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COME, LORD, JESUS!

Nations are in uproar, kingdoms fall;     he lifts his voice, the earth melts The Lord Almighty is with us;     the God of Jacob is our fortress.  Come and see what the Lord has done,     the desolations he has brought on … Continue reading

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JUSTIFIED

I wonder if we can ever be perfect, just like Jesus was.  We say we’re Christians, but still we often stand in judgment of others.  I don’t think we’ll ever achieve perfection on this side of eternity.  Even though Jesus … Continue reading

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RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS DAY

This is one wacky holiday we can all sink our teeth into.  It doesn’t take a lot of work.  It can be something as simple as paying someone a compliment, helping them carry their groceries to the car, make a … Continue reading

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WHY?

An image difficult for any parent, grandparent, teacher or law enforcement officer to see.  Children, not yet knowing what their future holds for them – innocents who are supposed to feel safe in their schools – victims of the whim … Continue reading

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LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION

40 days without nourishment – living in a vast emptiness – alone, weary, hungry, weak, easy prey for the adversary.  Jesus was about to begin His ministry as the Holy Spirit led Him into the wilderness to be tempted by the … Continue reading

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FOOD FOR THE SOUL

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A misty, early morning dawns, among the bales of hay, New life appears and spreads its wings to welcome in the day, The atmosphere with crystal glow is dusting every bale, With … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

During this week, we celebrate love.  Every day should be filled with love and we shouldn’t just deem one day for that purpose.  There’s the romantic kind of love, friendship kind of love and the sacrificial kind of love that … Continue reading

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WEARY

SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© There are moments when we have difficulty keeping our eyes open, when sleep beckons and rest is the only sustenance that satisfies.  When we relinquish our cares to the arms of our Savior, … Continue reading

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FEAR OF DEATH?

When I was a young woman of 21, the furthest thing from my mind was dying.  I was just beginning to live.  In a few months I’d be getting married.  I’d be loosening the apron strings of my youth and … Continue reading

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WISDOM, YOUR NAME IS JESUS

  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 … Continue reading

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DOES GOING TO CHURCH SAVE YOU?

Many thin they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to compensate for the sins they commit … Continue reading

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MEANING & PURPOSE

Why was I born? Why am I living? What do I get? What am I giving? Why do I want a thing, I darent hope for? What can I hope for? I wish I knew. Why do I try to … Continue reading

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WINTER’S GRIP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Trying to find the beauty in an endless winter is like looking at your reflection in a mirror and hoping to recapture your youth.. It seems that new life will never surface … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS AMERICA

A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS! “Over the last year, the world has seen what we always know, that no people on earth are so fearless or daring or determined as Americans. If there is a mountain, we climb … Continue reading

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THE MISSING YEARS

I love the above picture of the young child, Jesus, alongside his step dad, Joseph, learning the tools of the trade.  We really don’t hear much about His childhood, except for His presentation at the temple as an infant and later … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN MY EYES

I’m getting started late this morning.  Usually our dog Gage is tugging on an arm or leg in hot pursuit of getting outdoors by 5 AM, but for some reason he let us sleep this morning.  Maybe he knows we … Continue reading

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