Category Archives: Christian devotion

REMOVE THE PLANK

As we prepare for the coming solar eclipse, we’re being warned not to focus directly on it.  If we do, we’re allowing for damage to the retina and possible blindness.  I wonder if it would make any difference to our … Continue reading

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ARTIST IN THE MAKING

The dapper, young man had finished his basic training, twenty pounds heavier than when he went in.  All twenty pounds were muscle.  He had always been handsome in my eyes, but there was a difference – a confidence and assurance … Continue reading

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A NIGHT IN THE WAREHOUSE

My husband was forbidden to purchase a gun when he lived with his parents.  Their reasoning made perfect sense.  They had witnessed many gun shot deaths in their business.  When Paul got out of the Air Force and was still … Continue reading

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DOG’S BEST FRIEND

Over the 53 years of our lives together, we’ve had countless dogs – from Beagles to Goldens, to Brittanys, mutts and this one – a Lewellyn Setter.  Gage is now ten years old and is finally warming up to us. … Continue reading

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MISTY WATERCOLORED MEMORIES

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© There’s something magic about painting with watercolors. You begin by moistening a piece of paper, dipping your paintbrush into color, dropping the color onto the page and watching the magic begin. Like a Rorschach … Continue reading

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ANYTHING GOES!

“History isn’t just the story of bad people doing bad things. It’s quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong.”   C. S. Lewis This weekend, my husband and I enjoyed our local … Continue reading

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FRESH BLOOMS

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© A bouquet of vibrant colors, slowly fading in the hand, Picked fresh this very morning, plucked from the moistened land, Our lives are like those flowers – they slowly wilt and die, We want to intercede somehow, … Continue reading

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DON’T GIVE UP

Sunday – a day which starts a new week.  What better way to begin, than to go and worship the One who created this world. He has His finger on the pulse of our land.  He knows what we need … Continue reading

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INSIDE OUT

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Scuffed by the constant thrashing of the elements, Exterior somewhat battered by overuse, Sitting quietly in the peace of the harbor,, Waiting for another chance, Like us, clothed in … Continue reading

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HIS WILL IS DONE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His strong right hand restores the dead, His breath inspires new life, Though man does often on them tread, the Lord removes their strife, He scatters seeds where none do fall, … Continue reading

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