Category Archives: Christian devotions

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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HE SPEAKS AND THE EARTH MELTS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© “The mountains quake before him; the hills melt; the earth heaves before him, the world and all who dwell in it.”  Nahum 1:5 Through all our perils, fears and woes, the … Continue reading

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BROKEN, BUT NOT DEAD YET!

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A sputtering, rusted, old, decrepit vehicle sits outside a broken down edifice, Bother of them have seen better days, Some days I feel like this, My engine chugs along, performing well … Continue reading

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ALMOST A YEAR AGO

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Last year, at this time, we were on the final leg of moving from our old house, which was twice the size of our new “old” house.  We’ve spent the year … Continue reading

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MUTED

Colors subdued, perfunctory, underwhelmed, Yet in the palette of unimportant hues, We are held captive to the beauty, Our lives can be ordinary, uneventful, mundane, But still the array of light, shadows, darkness and aloneness, We can be held captive … Continue reading

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HOPE ON A HILL

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Sumptuous views from an old stone bridge, meeting the dawn of day, Crossing the waters on the river’s edge, wishing that you could stay, A quiet town from days gone by … Continue reading

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IS NECESSITY THE MOTHER OF INVENTION?

I wonder how Thomas Edison would’ve felt, had he given up just at the brink of discovery.  I wonder if Alexander Graham Bell ever dreamed that his telephone would some day lead to instant communication to anywhere in the world.  … Continue reading

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