Category Archives: Christian Devotions and Reflection

TURN ON THE LIGHTS

Out of the depths of my transgression, my heart screams for relief. I grumble – I complain – I even blame God for my shortcomings. How dare I challenge the Creator of heaven and earth? Who do I think I … Continue reading

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GOD’S WORD SUSTAINS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When troubles surround me, and fear lies within, When anxious thoughts linger and turn me to sin, There’s one thing to count on, of that I am sure, My God is there … Continue reading

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PREPARED?

Skies of grey, tempered by peeks at the sun, Intermittently drifting in and out, We know it’s coming, We’ve been prepared, Winter, like aging is the final season, We know it’s coming, We’ve prepared, We’ve confessed and repented, Death is … Continue reading

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THE DAY BEFORE

It was a wonderful time to be alive.  Americans were living in a self-proclaimed “Camelot” with a charismatic leader and his lovely wife.  All was well with the world. On this day in history the President of the United States … Continue reading

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BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Looking back on days gone by, Gazing at a muddied sky, In the twinkling of an eye, The peace of God is there,   Trudging through the path of life, Summing … Continue reading

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OCTOBER CHILL

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The heat of summer crunches under fallen shards, Remnants of that which once was full of life, Giving way to gorgeous color everywhere, God’s paintbrush embraces the trees, Scrumbling brilliant hues throughout … Continue reading

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AGELESS

I’ve always enjoyed working with children and seeing them grow physically and confident.  My joy in seeing a child succeed may go back to my own childhood, when I felt completely inadequate – unsure of myself and lacked one ounce of … Continue reading

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THE KOI POND

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Carving out a path in shallow waters, Hardly enough to wade in, These tiny creatures of God find delight, Surrounded by a landscape of lush vegetation, A gentle water feature tumbling over rock … Continue reading

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AUGUST SKY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The fields are all but harvested, the hay lays on the ground, The air contains the slightest chill, with stillness all around, The old, red barn stands waiting now, to make it overflow, Abundance … Continue reading

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MEMORIES

I came across this old photo of my sister and I cutting up, just for laughs, at my Aunt Muriel and Uncle Jake’s home in Wisconsin.  It brought back so many memories of the fun times we shared, not only … Continue reading

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