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THE DARKNESS OF DEATH

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER A few years ago, on our way to Bible study, we took our regular route over the river through the north side of town. The trees dipped in the light of a … Continue reading

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HIGH NOON

We’ve taken to watching some of them there western movies at our place lately.  The typical story of the battle between good and evil always ending with god winning, is a nice refreshing change from the way of the world.  … Continue reading

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FIELDS OF BLOOD

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER The poppy remains the symbol of remembering our veterans.  The red color and the abundance of these lovely blooms, is indicative of Flanders Field during World War I where many soldiers lost their lives … Continue reading

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WHY HONOR OUR VETS?

This beautiful flag, crafted by students, was made of construction paper rings and draped over the railing of the upper level of the gymnasium.  It extended down to the gym floor.The size alone is impressive.  The time to create it … Continue reading

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SURVIVOR

ART & POETRY BY PAUL  & KATHY BOECHER© This painting was done shortly after a tornado tore through the city of Minneapolis.  An entire rookery was destroyed, except for one lone survivor. He sat majestically in his tattered nest, surveying … Continue reading

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KIDS IN CHURCH

I really know the value of bringing kids to church. It was a real battle when my own were little, but we can’t underestimate the power of the Holy Spirit working in hearts and minds from early on. Through their … Continue reading

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WERE YOU THERE?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Were you there when the universe was formed, Did you watch as God crushed through solid rock, And made majestic mountains, Did you hear the sound of His breath, As He filled … Continue reading

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I WALK IN DANGER EVERY DAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 56:2 “Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High.” Every day we’re set upon by the enemy. It can be … Continue reading

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FOOT IN MOUTH DISEASE

Someone once said, “Never put both feet in your mouth at the same time. You won’t have a leg to stand on.”  There are many times I’ve found myself saying things I don’t mean or using words that hurt without … Continue reading

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WALLY’S FRIDAY FRYLESS DADDY FUNNY

Haven’t seen much of my friend, Wally lately.  I’m expecting a great transformation just like the one above.  Actually you’re fine just the way you are!

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JULIE’S FRIDAY FUNNY

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COME QUICKLY, LORD, JESUS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A pale glimmer of mauve glistens over the city as the sun descends into night, Leaving a path of darkened shadows and sparkling diamonds in its wake, Reflections cover a cobblestone street, … Continue reading

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THE APPLE DOESN’T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE

Yesterday morning was filled with a time of waiting while listening to reverberations of Claire de Lune as I was placed on hold.  This seems to be the story of my life lately as I try to rearrange my schedule … Continue reading

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WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE

The familiar phrase, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to decieve,” is often attributed to William Shakespeare.  The author and composer of so many flowery words, with a beautifully rhythmic pace, in fact did not … Continue reading

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SEEING HIM FACE TO FACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered many … Continue reading

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HISTORY REPEATING/LEARNING FROM THE PAST

On this day, November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected president by a landslide, electoral vote. He was not the popular vote winner.  He went on to lead our country at a time when living was slower, easier and we … Continue reading

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MORE GOOD NEWS

Who would think that two little stones in the kidney could cause so much trouble?  One Cat Scan revealed the little buggers a few weeks ago.  Prior to that I was nursing a knee that had been Cat Scanned also.  … Continue reading

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CREATOR OF ALL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Genesis 3:21 “So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

“To love another person is to see the face of God.” Jean Valjean – “Les Miserables” Our nights seem to already be growing longer and it’s only been two days since the time change.   Add to that the fact … Continue reading

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AN AGING EDIFICE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (This painting was inspired by an old photograph of the family farm of my husband’s family tree.) Right outside the city, stands a house that’s very old, Built to fight off danger … Continue reading

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