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FRIENDS ARE FRIENDS FOREVER WHEN THE LORD IS LORD OF THEM

Many of the members from our first church we joined, when moving to Minnesota,are now pillars of our current church. It’s funny how we can pick up with people from our past and become immediately reattached. Two years ago, we … Continue reading

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RIVER CITY BOAT HOUSE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When you live in a city built on a river which stretches through the middle of the entire country, you grow to expect delays.  Commerce and industry have invaded this town of … Continue reading

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THE BEGINNING OF LIFE ETERNAL

I’ve reached a point in my life where many of my friends are being released from their pain here on earth and have passed into heaven.  It’s tough to see those we care about leaving this life.  It not only … Continue reading

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ETERNAL WINTER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   This place that we have loved, this lonely withered space, Has faltered with the winter snows and cannot rise again, Without that inner life, that comes from heaven’s place, Our lives will … Continue reading

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MY WALK, HIS WAY

When I began writing this blog, almost five years ago, I had no idea what I was doing.  I enjoyed reading others’ posts.  I made some new good friends – some disappeared along the way – some even went to … Continue reading

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BRIDGING THE GAP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The world is not the place for me,  I long to be in heaven, When thoughts like that invade my mind, I ask to be forgiven, God’s plan was not for me to die,  He … Continue reading

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CABIN FEVER AGAIN!

Last week our city closed down because of the weather.  My car wouldn’t start, our pipes were frozen inside the house and we had no recourse but to stay inside and be warm.  As usually happens in Minnesota, if you … Continue reading

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DEMISE OF A CIVILIZATION

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© It was at the height of it’s opulence, this city from of old, It commanded respect and attention, its streets were paved with gold, It shone like the brilliant sun in the sky, … Continue reading

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JULIE’S FRIDAY FUNNY

THIS ONE FOR THE MAYOR IS ACTUALLY.

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WALLY’S FRIDAY FRY DADDY FUNNY

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CAN WE ERASE THE PAST?

Note to self:  We cannot totally eliminate our past mistakes, simply by deleting them from a social media page. They will come back to haunt us.  They may be used against us.  They may force us to dwell on them.  They … Continue reading

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SLIGHTLY WRINKLED BY TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Right outside the city, stands a house that’s very old, Built to fight off danger and the bitter, wintry, cold, Each brick was placed precisely upon the cornerstone, The mortar held them … Continue reading

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IS THERE ANY HOPE FOR UNITY IN A COUNTRY DIVIDED?

“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,  eager to maintain the … Continue reading

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REFUGE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL  KATHY BOECHER© (Another train yard is a great subject for light, texture and color. Paul captures all in this painting.)   Rusted, weary, old and broken, yet a refuge lies within, Tank cars filled with … Continue reading

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PRAYER FOR HEALING

Dear, Lord of Life, I come today to ask your intervention in the lives of those who are in the midst of pain – of hopelessness – of fear of what lies ahead – and to those whom we can only … Continue reading

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IT’S WEATHERMAN’S DAY

  It’s National Weatherman’s Day.   Most of the best weather forecasters in my state are women.  I think they choose them to deliver the bad news as a way of softening the blow.  My state, is known to have two seasons – … Continue reading

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PUT ON A NEW FACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Why do we long for what used to be, Why do we wish for the past, Why do we think the olden days, Can give us peace that will last.   The … Continue reading

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IT’S MONDAY – AGAIN

Mondays are kind of like Ground Hog Day reruns.  Every Monday you wake up and it’s the same as it was last week.  I guess you could say that for Tuesday, Wednesday and the rest of the days, but Monday … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE DOOR

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn; still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to be … Continue reading

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DOES GOING TO CHURCH MAKE YOU A CHRISTIAN?

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON 6/26/16   Many think that they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to … Continue reading

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