Category Archives: Christian Devotions and Reflection

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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FOUR HOURS OF SILENCE & AWE

I knew my state was not in the path of the solar eclipse which occurred across the United States yesterday, yet we did experience a couple minutes of semi-darkness and silence.  At the same time, I had my television tuned to … Continue reading

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ALL LIVES MATTER

This post was written on August 15, 2015, but still remains pertinent.  I wonder if we will ever practice what we preach and love each other as Christ first loved us.  Hatred and violence are ugly tools of the devil, … Continue reading

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A HOUSE WILL BE A HOME IF …

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A solid base with bones yet strong, A place where love and peace belong, A fortress from the outside gives, A buttress where time still forgives, The inner walls are cracked and dry, … Continue reading

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MY HUSBAND, THE RE-ENACTOR

Up until two years ago, my husband would don his frontier clothes, make his way to a rendezvous of several other re-enactors from the 1800s and give a historical lesson to school aged children about life on the prairie in … Continue reading

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