Category Archives: Christian devotions

SHIPS PASSING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Like ships that pass upon the open waters, We sail through life effortlessly, or so it seems, Under the surface there are tangles and weeds that strangle, Above, prevailing winds determine the journey, … Continue reading

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LET ALLELUIAS RING

For the entire season, we have eliminated the “alleluias” from our liturgy.  A time of contemplation and repentance is reserved for inward thinking and learning to walk closer with our Savior.  Through the past days, we’ve witness, through His teachings, … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – PETER

Early each morning, this man would rise before the sun to prepare for his daily work; nothing unusual for any man living in the area.  He was one of many who made their living from the sea.  Many times he’d fish through … Continue reading

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MARY’S FAITH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A child just turned a woman, became the chosen one, To hold the Son of God within – to be her firstborn Son. She wasn’t someone special – a lowly servant girl … Continue reading

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SACRED TEARS

As we grow older, we expect to attend more and more funerals.  This life is short, but for those who have been purchased and ransomed by God’s own Son, it doesn’t end there Today we’re attending a funeral of a young man, … Continue reading

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WHAT LOVE IS THIS?

A child is born – it happens every day. But when our Lord, Savior, Messiah, Baby, Jesus, King, Emerged from Mary’s womb, lt was more than extraordinary, God chose to come to us, to live among us, to be human … Continue reading

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LESSONS OF THE SEASON

  This Christmas season is filled with new lessons , even for an old ladu.  I used to have a fireplace mantel in my old house.  My “new” old house didn’t come with one, so I had to do a … Continue reading

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MASTER CRAFTSMAN

He was a carpenter by trade. His hands were likely rough from chiseling away at a piece of wood all day, but they were also strong from handling that same wood. In his time a carpenter would have been considered … Continue reading

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WHITER THAN SNOW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY THE BOECHERS Moon beams sift through pines on fallen snow. Moon beams sift through pines on fallen snow. Light sufficient to find the way back home. A heavy load weighs on resistant ice below. Weight … Continue reading

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SOLITUDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In solitude we sometimes find ourselves – we need some time alone, A quiet place where life stands still – an instant safety zone, Where waters blue surround us, where peace is everywhere, … Continue reading

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