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NO MATTER HOW GREAT OR SMALL

I measured in at five feet tall, during may last medical exam.  I’m short.  I’m also a sinner, just like the little man that couldn’t wait to see the Messiah.  Like all sinners, waiting to get a look at the … Continue reading

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WHO IS GOD?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (THIS IS THE LAST IN THIS SERIES OF  PAINTINGS CONTAINING WATER.) The power of God is like the majesty of a mountain, Carved from stone, Forged out of granite, Alive with the water … Continue reading

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WASHED AWAY

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© With every passing morning, through every dawning light, Time flits from here to there each day, and withers into night, If it would just stand still again, like golden days … Continue reading

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LISTEN TO ME, LORD!!!

READ MARK 10:46-52 Blindness in Jesus’ lifetime was quite common.  Actually blindness was a contagious disease carried by flies and the only way to avoid catching it was to stay away from those afflicted with it.    The hot desert … Continue reading

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WALLY’S FRIDAY FRYDADDY FUNNY

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JULIE’S FRIDAY FUNNY

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COME CLOSER

Holding my breath in wild anticipation, I come to you prepared for the best, You reach out to me with loving arms, Your enfold me, You protect, You cover me, You fill me with love unending, Come closer, Let me … Continue reading

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SPRING, SPRING, SPRING

“Every field wears a bonnet With some spring daisies on it, Even birds of a feather show their clothes off together. Sun’s gettin’ shinery, to spotlight the finery, Spring, Spring, Spring.“ FROM “SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS” I love musical … Continue reading

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COCKEYED OPTIMISM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun trickles through still slightly skeletal branches, Giving way to glistening dew drops and a fantastic diamond like glow, It rises to full height and dispenses all its light and beauty for all to … Continue reading

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FOLLOW ME

Are you ready to take up your cross, will you leave all to follow me, Will you travel down untrodden roads, will you walk with me to the sea, Can you lay your head under the stars, can you live with … Continue reading

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FERVENT FOLLOWER

READ LUKE 8:1-2 Jesus had twelve whom He called Apostles, but there were many disciples.  Some of them were women – unusual for women of the time – unusual for men to have a following of women.  They could be … Continue reading

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GROW OLD WITH ME

We join our hands together, Hands that have grown wrinkled and leathered with time, Still the touch of your skin against mine delights and excites, The broken, withered digits, which over time have grown weary, The tightness of your grip, … Continue reading

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DREAMING OF WARMER DAYS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The edge of a bluff lined river – a glassy reflection glistens and bounces onto a hill.  The light touches the edges of trees and buildings in the distance, creating patterns dancing from one place to another .  The … Continue reading

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SHE TOUCHED HIS HEM

Read Mark 5:25-34 For twelve years she ‘d carried the burden of her disease.  Not only was she wasting away because of the loss of blood she shed each day, but her finances were being eaten away as well. She … Continue reading

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A LIONESS IN WINTER

  “What freezings I have felt, what dark days seen, What old December’s bareness everywhere!”  William Shakespeare This morning I realized what my poor dog has been going through.  As I took him outside for his morning ritual, he began … Continue reading

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BETTER THAN THE MAYO CLINIC

Read Luke 5:12-16 There is a lot said in the Bible about Leprosy.  Today the disease is referred to as Hansen’s Disease and easily curable if caught soon enough.  The laws concerning Leprosy are laid out in the book of Leviticus 13.  The … Continue reading

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CLOSE CALLS

  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 … Continue reading

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GREEN SNOW WOULD BE NICE

Guess what?  It’s snowing again.  It’s the middle of March and St. Patrick’s Day and it’s snowing.  Wouldn’t it be nice if God tinted the snow green today to honor St. Patty?  Then it would look like grass at least. … Continue reading

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MY IRISH EYES ARE FAILING

A stereotype is defined as an over-simplified or standardized conception of a culture, profession or group.  How often do we categorize people?  For example, everyone knows that cops and donuts go together – right?  The Italian people are all members of the Mafia.  … Continue reading

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TWO HANDS – ONE HEART

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You hold my hand my heart goes all a flutter. Each time in our lives that you continue this simple yet intimate gesture. I feel safe – loved – comforted by your … Continue reading

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