Category Archives: Christian devotions

SURRENDER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© So deep within the tallest pines, with darkened haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, Peaceful, quiet, sanctuary, a refuge where you can hide, A place to lick the wounds of hurt and comfortably stay … Continue reading

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OUT OF DESOLATION

  ORIGINAL SCULPTURE BY PAUL BOECHER – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The sculpture was created as a reminder of how God can bring us out of the ashes and into new life.  It depicts the flood waters of the Bible, … Continue reading

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I WAS A FUNNY MOM

My days of being a mother are long gone, but the memories linger on.  Every once in a while, one of those recollections resurfaces and I wonder how I ever made it through the whole motherhood thing. I then tell myself (which … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN DARKNESS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   A city of blazing lights can cover all the ugliness of sin, A world that lies beneath the bridge of deception, hate, fear and addiction, Underneath that hidden territory where darkness abounds, There, shrouded in the … Continue reading

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CAPTIVE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the confines of an icy realm, The waters deep have turned to frozen glass, Dark shards of broken, shattered dreams, Entwine around this once enlivened shell, It cannot free itself nor … Continue reading

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MIDWEEK AT THE GRANDPARENTS’

Mini-bird houses painted by our two daughters, granddaughter, oldest grandson and grandma and grandpa. This has been a delightful week in so many ways.  Not only are we celebrating our Savior’s birthday, but we’ve been enjoying a long awaited visit … Continue reading

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PREPARE THE WAY …

We’re living in terrifying times.  Fear grasps our throats and we choke on it.  We’re slowly and cleverly being devoured by evil.  It’s a problem old as time. In my lifetime alone, I’ve experienced the fear of invasion from foreign … Continue reading

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I DON’T WANT TO BE A SHEEP!

  I’ve had the opportunity to direct several Christmas pageants over the years and one thing is for sure.  No one wants to be a sheep.  Sheep are stubborn – they stray from the flock and get in trouble – … Continue reading

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GET SMART

It was the 1960s – a time when our country was in the midst of assassinations, violence, protests.  In the throes of this chaos, Americans did what they did best.  They looked for other things to occupy their minds.  James … Continue reading

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THE HUNT BEGINS

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Rerun from 11/17/16 Within the glorious display of autumn, Brilliant yet dusky colors of gold and mauve, The untouched country side, Filled with still green valleys, Beside the waters blue they lay, The … Continue reading

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