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OLD DOG, NEW TRICKS

We are never too old to learn. Our journey on earth is usually a brief number of years, filled with discovery. Think of what it would be like to live for hundreds or thousands of them. Our brains would be … Continue reading

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LOVING YOUR CHILDREN

As most parents will tell you, it’s hard to let go of our children. When God brings them into our lives, He also lays on us the responsibility of caring for them, teaching them the right things and giving them … Continue reading

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GOD LOVES YOU & ME

ART  & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER You beckon me before your throne. I have no plea to give. My sins are far too many. I don’t deserve to live, But still you call out to me, you tell … Continue reading

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HOW ABOUT THE KID WHO GETS NO VALENTINES?

Poor old Charlie Brown. Every year it’s the same thing. He addresses enough Valentines for everyone in his class and doesn’t receive one in return. It has to be hard for a kid not to get even one Valentine. Think … Continue reading

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JULIES FRIDAY FUNNY

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OH FOR THE LOVE OF GOD

His love is like none we have ever experienced here on earth. His love is beauty beyond our wildest dreams. His love is precious, merciful, compassionate. His love is given freely without question. His love doesn’t look at our past … Continue reading

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WARM DAYS OF SUMMER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Days of endless winter capture the hearts and minds of many in my part of the country. All that remains are memories of a warm summer day as the sun beats relentlessly … Continue reading

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A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART

Remember the Bible stories about David and his rise to power? As a young teenager, he killed the great giant, Goliath, with a single stone and slingshot. He had many occasions to take the life of King Saul, but knew … Continue reading

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THE MAN THAT I LOVE

I thank God for placing just the right person in my life.  My husband Paul is 78 today and he’s given me more than I can possibly express in just a few words on a page.  We were only 17 … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY WISHES

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© February is a tough month in the frozen tundra.  We are confronted with thoughts of green grass, a little warmer sunshine and melting snow.  Yesterday surprised us with a blanket of white … Continue reading

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CAST YOUR CARES

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”  Psalm 55:22 Some people have a hard time believing in a God who would permit suffering and pain to enter … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

  Dear, Holy, Father, You have set before us a new day, filled with sunshine and hope.  As I think about the events of the past week, my heart has been slightly on a roller coaster trekking uphill one day … Continue reading

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HOPE FOR THE HOPELESS

I’ve always believed in God. I’ve known since an early age that I would some day go to heaven, but at the time I had no plans on doing so. It wasn’t brainwashed into me. I had plenty of questions … Continue reading

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OBEDIENCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© If trees could talk, I wonder what they’d say. A gnarly, burled, old tree might have a lot to talk about. It’s been part of the forest for a long time. It’s … Continue reading

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WHY DO BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE?

Why do bad things happen to good people? It’s a hard question to answer in a world that’s full of ugliness, hunger, pain, inhumanity, brutal death or hardship. It’s especially hard to answer for a Christian, because it may be … Continue reading

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NECESSARY WATER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   Water can be a rushing creek, tumbling over rocks and tree limbs. It can be a raging sea tossing a small vessel in every direction. It can be a quiet lake … Continue reading

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JULIE’S FRIDAY FUNNY

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IT’S TIME FOR FORGIVENESS

Anger, frustration, feeling used, being abused, broken hearted, struggling, hatred – all words to describe what many are feeling these days.  For several years our nation has been divided politically to the point of breaking up families and friends.  More … Continue reading

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SPRING – RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The ravages of winter have all but covered the once fertile fields of this beautiful, old barn, but life still exists within and without. The memories emanating from my grandparent’s farm continue … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE FALL

“These are grumblers, malcontents, following their own sinful desires; they are loud-mouthed boasters, showing favoritism to gain advantage.  But you must remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. They said to you, ‘In the last … Continue reading

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