Category Archives: Inspiration

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ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A once bustling hot spot, filled with laughter and good times, Stands obscured under moss covered walls of stone, The recesses of mortar have all but decayed, Leaving only empty spaces, like … Continue reading

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WALLS CAME DOWN

For forty years, God led His children out of the bondage of slavery in Egypt.  He went before them as a pillar of cloud during the day and a pillar of fire at night, allowing them to travel both day … Continue reading

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BEGIN AGAIN & AGAIN & AGAIN …

“For a true writer, each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THOMAS, THE DOUBTER

Thomas was the doubter.  He wasn’t always sure of what Jesus’ mission was.  He had to see for himself, the wounds Jesus sustained in order to be convinced it was really Him.  We all have doubts from time to time.  … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – MARY OF MAGDALA

She came from a small village on the shore of the Sea of Galilee called Magdala.  The town was a thriving community which made beautifully colored dyes and even more resplendent textiles. Because of its location, it was the perfect … Continue reading

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YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS …

“You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ‘em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don’t.”  Harper Lee Most of … Continue reading

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BE A CLOWN

“If by chance some day you’re not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I’ve said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your … Continue reading

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ON BEING A GRANDMA

I remember having grandparents that were a very important part of my upbringing even though they were not in my life every day. One of those grandmothers was a typical farmer’s wife with 8 children. She made sure that fresh … Continue reading

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A MAN AND HIS DOG

I used to drive into town from the suburbs nearly every day of the week. The winding road lapped up against the river bank, but I rarely took time to notice it.   I’m usually like a deer with eyes fixed on … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – ROMAN CENTURION

He was a man around the same age as the one hanging on the center cross.  This soldier was a leader of men.  He’d come by his position through the ranks, after several years serving in the military.  The requirements to become an … Continue reading

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