Tag Archives: Bible

THE GREAT I AM

  ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A few years ago, my husband Paul, was commissioned to paint a mural in the commons area of our church’s Christian Day School.  The mural was the center piece of several … Continue reading

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THE VOICE OF GOD

A number of years ago my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  He opted for radiation treatment which not only took his cancer away, but left him weakened and extremely tired.  When he returned to the urologist and had another … Continue reading

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I WANT MY MOMMIE!

Don’t you just love it when there’s a little voice trailing behind you saying, “Mom – mom, mommie, mother, ma, mom, mom, mom?  Little ones are constant sources of questions, needs, demands and wants.  “I want a cookie,” “I want a new … Continue reading

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THINGS HAPPEN …

My husband and I developed a habit since retiring.  We like to take one afternoon to drive into the country and enjoy the view.  Our dog also precisely when it’s time for the adventure to begin, since he comes along. … Continue reading

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GOD’S LOVE VS. MINE

These two verses in Isaiah 55, encapsulate the difference between man and God.  As soon as we think our ways are better than God’s, we’re setting ourselves up for a gigantic fall.  It happened at the beginning of civilization, when … Continue reading

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JUSTIFIED

I wonder if we can ever be perfect, just like Jesus was.  We say we’re Christians, but still we often stand in judgment of others.  I don’t think we’ll ever achieve perfection on this side of eternity.  Even though Jesus … Continue reading

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FIRST OR LAST?

It seems that every other year, another Star Wars movie comes out, claiming to be the last one. Of course this is one of those classics that will probably will go on to infinity and beyond.  The latest, “The Last … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE MAN

  “The first thing I ask is that people should not make use of my name, and should not call themselves Lutherans but Christians. What is Luther? The teaching is not mine. Nor was I crucified for anyone. How did … Continue reading

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BEST SELLER

Over thirty years ago, I wrote a play for my high school drama team.  I’d written before, but never a full length play.  The necessity for me to write was because the material out there for young teens was not consistent … Continue reading

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FAITH ALONE

We say we’re Christians, but still we often stand in judgment of others.  I don’t think we’ll ever achieve perfection on this side of eternity.  Even though Jesus died for every sin – past, present and future – our walk … Continue reading

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THE WORD NEVER GETS OLD

“Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.” ― Ronald Reagan The older I get the more I realize how little I know. You would think with maturity and age, along would come … Continue reading

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TELL ME A STORY

Down through the ages the world has been filled with stories.  Sitting around an open fire, roasting marshmallows and enjoying some fresh, country air, seems to be as good a place as any to start one.  My husband happens to … Continue reading

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WHAT IS TRUTH?

“Tell me I’m clever, Tell me I’m kind, Tell me I’m talented, Tell me I’m cute, Tell me I’m sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I’m perfect – But tell me the truth.” Shel Silverstein When seeking the truth, we might … Continue reading

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A DIRECT LINE

It must have been wonderful to communicate directly with God as did men of ancient times.  Though they couldn’t see Him, they were given the benefit of His spoken word.  The truth is we still have the ability to communicate … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP OUTREACH

Someone once told me that if you have something precious, and you don’t share it with others, you’re being selfish. That really makes sense, especially if you have a specific talent like singing, or writing or painting. If you keep … Continue reading

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MY MOTHER IN LAW

My mother-in-law was a very classy lady, who dressed perfectly, with hat, gloves and all the proper accessories.  She was soft spoken, an excellent partner to her husband, a great cook, a wonderful mom.  I wanted to emulate her, because she … Continue reading

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LITTLE SINS

Dawn Jones at INSPIRATION with an ATTITUDE had an interesting post today about tolerance.  It got me to thinking how the devil works and what he’s done slowly sifting through humanity with his minions.  His ideology would seem to be spreading … Continue reading

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GOD LIVES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You were there when the mountains were carved, when life exploded, When rivers were formed and when man was created from the dust. You fill men with courage, honor, conscience, love, … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THOMAS, THE DOUBTER

Thomas was the doubter.  He wasn’t always sure of what Jesus’ mission was.  He had to see for himself, the wounds Jesus sustained in order to be convinced it was really Him.  We all have doubts from time to time.  … Continue reading

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GOD USES THE ORDINARY

There are times when we feel attacked from all sides. Trouble continues to plague us or the world we live in. When we can’t possibly handle another test, another one comes along to add to the mix. There are so many examples … Continue reading

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