Category Archives: Christian devotion

CELEBRATING LUTHER OR CELEBRATING TRUTH

Within a few short weeks, the Lutheran church will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the nailing of the 95 Thesis on the church at Wittenburg, Germany and the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  My church is planning an outreach celebration … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A reticent heron perches upon an empty nest, The remnants of a family lay heavy on her chest, The death sting of God’s holy breath, defies imagination, Why would He let this all be … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A simple time when days were filled with elementary things, Like gathering wood and breathing air and songs that nature brings, Enjoying all the scenes of life within our earthly pale, And … Continue reading

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CHANGING THE WORLD

The Lutheran Reformation will soon be celebrating its 500th anniversary. Tonight PBS airs “MARTIN LUTHER: THE IDEA THAT CHANGED THE WORLD,” the story of the Protestant Reformation and the use of means at hand to change the world with its teachings. On October … Continue reading

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METAMORPHOUS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Trees turn into blazing colors, leaves weave tightly on the ground. Tapestry of gold and crimson, clearing way for sight and sound, Soon the barren trees stand empty, lifeless, worn and … Continue reading

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HELP FOR THE BROKEN HEARTED

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 7/9/14 A heart that’s been broken can only be mended by the One who created it. When we stumble through life with no direction, the One who knows us inside and out is there to guide … Continue reading

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PICKING UP THE PIECES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A rusted pail, a broken wheel within a vacant field, A house that once was filled with love, the hands of time has stilled, These remnants of those days gone by, where bounty once … Continue reading

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FINAL DAYS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Reflections fill the waters still, the path is strewn with mist, The trees take on an Autumn glow, by sun they have been kissed, The grounds will soon be closed and … Continue reading

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THE CROSSING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A hydrothermal basin, Steam rising from painted waters below, A magical place where bison go, To shed the dust of yesterday, And become renewed and restored, In the hissing, grumbling, belching, … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN THE STORM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Painted yesterday at the Round Barn in Andover, MN When I grow weary from the weight of life, When every step becomes a heavy strife, There’s no relief, no respite for my load, The path … Continue reading

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