Category Archives: Christian devotion

LIFE GIVING REFRESHMENT

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Root bound and parched, Replenished only by the restorative, Power of water, Each tendril pushing, Burrowing into the, Coolness of life sustainment, Lapping up, Refreshing, Renewing, Thirst quenching, Provision of God, Our … Continue reading

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MAY DAY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A haze entrenched sky, Sprinkles a minute amount of light, Upon the mighty river’s edge, Capturing reflections, Dispensing shadows, Displaying an array of natural color, The houseboat has been idle for months, Frozen in … Continue reading

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MY GOD IS AN AWESOME GOD

My God is an awesome God. He can be seen everywhere. His breath is in the wind, His voice is the powerful sound of thunder in the midst of a storm and the quiet sound of raindrops as they fall … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – CAIPHAS

Caiphas was the acting high priest of Judaea.  His father in law held the title from the time of Quirinius, when the Romans took over rule of the Jews.  The Jews venerated their priests.  Things were rapidly changing from a … Continue reading

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LIFELESS – LIFE FILLED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   This place that we have loved, this lonely withered space, Has faltered with the winter snows and cannot rise again, Without that inner life, that comes from heaven’s place, Our lives … Continue reading

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DEATH WITHOUT STING

“To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, ’tis a consummation Devoutly to be wish’d.”  William Shakespeare, “Hamlet” Today we’re attending another … Continue reading

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FORGET ABOUT IT OR FUHGEDDABOUTIT

“Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.” … Continue reading

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IT’S OVER – NOW WHAT?

All the time and preparation leading up to Christmas can lead to a full blown bout of depression.  Today, all the hub bub of Christmas has come to a standstill.  There are still cookies in the freezer.  Presents have been opened … Continue reading

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PONDER IT IN YOUR HEART

“But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” When I was little I thought the word ponder meant to pound. In a child’s mind it made perfect sense for Mary to treasure the things that were … Continue reading

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GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Every crack and crevice can hear the angels sing, The rocks cry out with joy to hear  the wondrous news they bring, The Son of God is born a child, He’s come … Continue reading

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