Category Archives: rest

MY HIDING PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary, a place to run and hide, A place to lick the wounds … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SABBATICAL

When we search for distant places, When we walk uncharted lands, Our hearts are filled with wonder, Our minds hold no demands, A trail that leads to winter, A path beside the sea, A walkway through a forest, Whatever it … Continue reading

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ANOTHER DAY OLDER AND STILL KICKING

When I wrote my memoir several years ago, I was in my 60s and thoughts of retirement were not yet in the picture. They still aren’t. I have survived eight decades and am eagerly moving into the next one. Yesterday … Continue reading

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REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY

Rest is a good thing. Even our God rested on the 7th day of His creation. Of course His labor involved separating the sky from the land, the land from the water, placing the stars and planets in the heavens … Continue reading

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QUIESCENCE

The intensity of my days seems to have come to a waning afterthought, but still in my quiet time, I’m learning to categorize the important things – eliminate the unnecessary – prioritize the meaningful – resist the desire to return to … Continue reading

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WHEN I GROW WEARY

There are days when I wonder if I have enough energy to make it through another hour – when my body cries out for relief – when the work continues long after the body has been spent.  Every muscle and … Continue reading

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