Category Archives: Christian devotions

BEAUTY IN UNLIKELY PLACES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A swampy mass of algae filled water, Crusted with swarming gnats and flies, Deemed a place to avoid, Yet within the muck and slime, A plethora of lily pads abounds, Reaching the … Continue reading

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THE OLD GREY MARE…

I hope I look as dignified as this old, grey, mare.  After a long rest, I’ve decided it’s time to get back in the saddle again.  My last physical indicated that I’m in pretty good health for an old lady, … Continue reading

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IN A FOG

There are days when things just don’t make any sense.  In fact every day seems to become enveloped with a thick fog that could eventually consume us and leave us hopeless.  We look for answers, we strive for contentment, we … Continue reading

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TOMORROW

This picture was taken a few years ago, when my granddaughter appeared in “Annie, with a Twist.”  The story was an adaptation of the famous Little, Orphan Annie and Oliver Twist, who in my version turned out to be lost relatives.  Through … Continue reading

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I LOVE A PARADE!

Just a few days ago, we celebrated the birth of our nation in our new home town of Anoka, Minnesota.  When we moved here last fall, we also moved to a new church so that we could attend services with … Continue reading

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DON’T PACK AWAY YOUR PATRIOTISM

Yesterday was like an old fashioned fourth of July for us.  We went to the park in the center of our little town, carried our lawn chairs to a nice shaded area along with many others, and sat and waited … Continue reading

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INCOMPREHENSIBLE LOVE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© I’ll never grow to comprehend the power of your love, You hold me fast. You treasure me. You guide me from above, There is no other love like yours. You fill … Continue reading

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SET SAIL

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Water calmed by the silence and absence of wind, Glasslike in the brilliant sun, Quiet, tranquil, Away from the maddening crowds of interfering life, For a brief moment, the world stands still, … Continue reading

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TRAIL OF TEARS

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson In our travels this week, I’ve been able to release some of the sadness from behind.  I have found my … Continue reading

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IN A FOG

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When days become diluted with the busyness of living, It messes with our vision, as if closing all the blinds, Our thoughts become polluted, our lives are unforgiving, Our heads become befuddled, and shadows fill our minds, The … Continue reading

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