Tag Archives: Advent

HOPE LIES IN A MANGER

It’s easy to see why we need someone to rescue us from the ugliness which has invaded the world.  Identity theft has run amok – human slavery still exists as children are sold into prostitution – morality is at an all time low –  everything … Continue reading

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DO I MATTER?

In these days leading up to Christmas, there are many out there suffering greatly with depression and all the hub-bub of the holidays can often add to that. If you feel alone – if you have lost your job – … Continue reading

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LET THE MOUNTAINS SING OUT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Every crack and crevice can hear the angels sing, The rocks cry out with joy to hear the wondrous news they bring, The Son of God is born a child, He’s come … Continue reading

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A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A frail man, not more than thirty, huddles in the corner of a freight car to keep himself warm.  He nibbles on the remnants of a discarded sandwich from the trash at the local … Continue reading

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HANDCRAFTED TREASURES

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Over a number of years, my husband carved each of these Santas from a chunk of wood and gifted them to me.  When we moved last year, those Santas were individually wrapped, … Continue reading

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PEACE ON EARTH

The world was a much smaller place than it is today, when Jesus was born in the tiny town of Bethlehem.  In fact a geographer named, Strabo had mapped out as much of it as he possibly could at the time.  There … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST STORY EVERY TOLD

One of the things young actors learn about performing is the importance of an audience. In live theater you never know what kind of response you’ll get until it happens and each time it’s performed the audience reaction can be different. … Continue reading

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THE PAUSE THAT REFRESHES

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could hit the pause button and stop the world for a time?  Some days are more chaotic than others, but at this time of the year we all need to slow down and take a … Continue reading

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PINTEREST PERFECT?

You’ve hung the holiday lights and your yard resembles a Currier & Ives painting.  The entrance to your home is filled with wonderful scents of the Christmas season.  Cookies, pies and special cakes are laid out upon a white table cloth, with … Continue reading

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OLD & NEW

Like the Fiddler on the Roof, I love tradition but it doesn’t carry the same punch it used to.  Maybe it’s because we want to make new traditions that fit our lifestyle and some of the old ways are nothing more than old-fashioned. Did … Continue reading

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