Category Archives: DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION

A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A frail man, not more than thirty, huddles in the corner of a freight car to keep himself warm.  He nibbles on the remnants of a discarded sandwich from the trash at the local … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, art, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , ,

SEEDS SOWN

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Colors of autumn –  scarlet, amber and gold, God’s palette enlivens the fields we behold, Each seed that was planted, its fruit has been sown, A bountiful harvest among dirt … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian Poetry, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

GOING HOME

(This poem was written a year ago at this time.  We just made the offer on our new old house – a house that has brought us much joy in just a year.) A little house is all we need … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian Poetry, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

AND THE RAINS CAME

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© READ GENESIS 9 FOR GOD’S COVENANT WITH NOAH The current devastation in Texas and the Gulf region has been said to be of historic proportions.  Never before has there been such destruction.  The … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian devotions, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

EVEN WHEN I’M OLD AND GREY

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©  “God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.  Now also when I am old and grey headed, O God, forsake me not; until … Continue reading

Posted in aging, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Mother's day, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

DEATH SHALL HAVE NO DOMINION

And death shall have no dominion. Dead man naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon; When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone, They shall have stars at elbow … Continue reading

Posted in aging, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, eternal life, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

LEAD ON

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 1/22/15 by Kathy Boecher My life is filled with twists and turns, with bumps along the path. A crooked road that’s filled with holes – reminders of God’s wrath. The way becomes corrupted with thorns and … Continue reading

Posted in DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Faith, God | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

REMNANTS OF THE PAST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A rusted pail, a broken wheel within a vacant field, A house that once was filled with love, the hands of time has stilled, These remnants of those days gone by, where bounty once did … Continue reading

Posted in art, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

EVERY DAY HEROES

Every day heroes are those who think about others rather than themselves. They are the moms and dads who make sure their children have a better life than they did. There are teachers who devote their lives to helping young minds … Continue reading

Posted in DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, miscellaneous, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

GOOD GRIEF

Poor, old Charlie Brown – never could cut a break. One of the world’s most favorite cartoon characters, created by Charles M. Schulz had a daily struggle with the same kinds of problems we often face. If it wasn’t being … Continue reading

Posted in courage, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Faith, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

THE SCOURGE

  39 lashes was the limit.  More than that would have probably caused death.  The object of lashing was to inflict severe pain and humiliation.  It was part of the ritual of crucifixion – a means to cause the criminal … Continue reading

Posted in cross, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

THANK YOU, JESUS

  Original art by Paul T. Boecher© I had no gift to offer on the morning of His birth. My voice had no great songs to sing. The gifts I could give had no possible  worth? My words were not worthy to bring? … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian Poetry, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

RANDOM THOUGHT – HIDING PLACE

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Psalm 32:7 “You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Sela!” What a blessing to know that God protects all His creatures with … Continue reading

Posted in art, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET

Have you ever research your family tree? I had a great-great grandfather who fought in the Civil War. Another was a tailor and another built several churches in his state. Many were pioneers in the early history of America and came … Continue reading

Posted in aging, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Faith, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

THE STORM OF THE DECADE

Remnants of carved Jack-O-Lanterns hidden by a blanket of snow.  Little trick or treaters tucked into their beds as folks pushed shovels to stay ahead of the storm.  The blizzard of October 31, 1991 buried Minneapolis in more than 2 feet of fresh … Continue reading

Posted in aging, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, God's plans, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

A WONDERFUL LIFE

The movies and stories of the holiday season can fill your time with joy and peace, especially when it seems like the world is caving around you.  One of those special stories is “It’s a Wonderful Life.”  This is a … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, redemption, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?

   Throughout history the world has managed to corrupt everything that comes from God’s Word, the Bible.  This distortion continues today when we hear how many churches have eliminated using the Law of God, because most folks don’t like being … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Faith | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

LIVE IN ME

Before each nerve was sewn, or breath of life inspired, Before each muscle formed, or potter’s clay was fired, He knew me even then.  His hand was on my heart, He shaped me with His power.  With Him I’ll never … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christian devotions, Christian Poetry, confidence, courage, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Encouragement, Faith, forgiveness, God, hope, Inspiration, Jesus, prayer | Tagged , , ,

INSPIRATION

What started as an ember which seemed to be snuffed out, Was quickly revived by the breath of God. He whispered His true amazing grace to those who would believe. His Spirit fanned the dying beam and inspired it with … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Poetry, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Encouragement, Faith, God, grace, hope, Inspiration, Jesus, redemption, Religion | Tagged , , ,

THE NEXT STEP

All those years  watching him grow from a tiny baby to a young man – seeing his character develop and his stature increase – the words I heard before his birth – the way he was during childhood – it was beginning to come together. … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, DAILY CHRISTIAN DEVOTION, Encouragement, Faith, Family, God, Inspiration, Jesus, Religion | Tagged , , ,