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IT’S ALL ABOUT HIM!

There are days when I wonder what on earth I’m still doing here. I spend hours trying to figure out some new technology when I could have completed three loads of laundry. I wake up early only to spend that … Continue reading

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LAYERS

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Shrek said it best when he said, “Ogres are like onions.  They have lots of layers.” or something like that. Taking that statement one step further we all have many layers.  That’s the way God … Continue reading

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EXPRESSION

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© When fears and worries are so real, We sometimes wonder why we feel, The pangs of deep depression. The weight’s extreme – we lose all hope, Our hearts grow … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – MOTION

Original Art by Paul T. Boecher© When the earth was perfectly formed, God was there in the action.  When mankind disobeyed God, they couldn’t hide from Him.  When He determined the payment for sin, He was the one  who provided … Continue reading

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TRUE FREEDOM

Have we changed at all in these past 50 years?  Is that mountainside ringing out freedom for all races and religions?  Are we still battling the hatred and anger against one another, rather than learning to live together as brothers? When … Continue reading

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THE FORCE

A long time ago, in a galaxy far away . . . someone is taking the message of peace all the way to the bank.  Isn’t it interesting how the battle between good and evil continues to exist?  What’s even more … Continue reading

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NOW THANK WE ALL OUR GOD

Martin Rinkart ministered to the people of Eilenburg, Germany during the Thirty Years War.  Not only was the town the site of many skirmishes, but many lives were lost due to disease and poverty – a common malady of the day. Rinkart … Continue reading

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WASHED IN THE BLOOD

Pools of crimson stain the streets. People running, hiding, covering themselves and those around them. Fear surrounds, then pain, followed by anger and rage. Faces and heads shrouded in black, too cowardly to show themselves. Thoughts of waging a righteous … Continue reading

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HANG IN THERE

Each day we hear of horrible acts of violence in other parts of the world and on our own city streets.  I often wonder what’s going on – what’s happening to our morality – respect for life and for those who … Continue reading

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A MIGHTY FORTRESS IS OUR GOD

The castles of old were built to keep out the enemy.  The walls were high and enforced by even higher stone gates surrounding them – a bulwark that never failed.  We fight a battle every day against the world, our flesh and … Continue reading

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DATELINE, OCTOBER 30, 1517

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 10-30-14 The man lay motionless in his bed, wondering if what he was about to do was even remotely logical.  His mind had been plagued for years on thoughts of obtaining a place in heaven.  He … Continue reading

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THE WORD HE STILL WILL LET REMAIN

As a historical event, reformation isn’t anything new.  Changes occur all the time, but the Lutheran reformation occurred at just the perfect time in history.  With the invention of the Gutenberg printing press, mass production of the Bible could be placed in the hands … Continue reading

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YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL

Smiles are wonderful ways of expressing your joy, excitement, contentment, approval and love, but sometimes a smile can just be a mask for what’s really going on in the mind of the face behind it.  Even the supposedly strongest among us, … Continue reading

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WHAT LIES AHEAD?

I have trudged through this journey called life for over seven decades. The voyage has been cluttered with obstacles, bumps in the road, giant roadblocks and danger all around. There were times when I’ve been bruised, cut to the core, … Continue reading

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DEM BONES

  In 1999, an adventure/horror movie called “The Mummy” hit the big screen and we were witness to the dead coming back to life – embalming garb and all.  Flesh began to cover near skeletal bodies – muscle replaced withered … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE SKY

Clouds go dancing through the sky – painted for our pleasure, Elephants or angels fly – on canvas without measure, The great expanse can turn to dust – its face will fill with rage, but when the clouds dispel their grief, the tears wash clean … Continue reading

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GIVE ME YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR

When I  visited New York several years ago, there were cows everywhere. I ‘m not referring to herds of them running through the streets.  Artists had painted these whimsical creatures to highlight some of the landmarks. My sister and I took photos standing in front of them, (before … Continue reading

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WE THE PEOPLE …

  Please forgive my reposting this post from 4-3-14.  My garden is keeping me busy so I’m cheating and using an old one.  It’s still pertinent in light of all thEchaos in our country. I am very concerned about the state … Continue reading

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REFRESHING RAIN

The tears of God come rushing down to moisturize the earth, The water fills the hardened ground with life and brings new birth. The seeds that we have planted, lie dormant in the ground, Until His precious water quenches souls … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN

o Solomon spent a lifetime chasing the wind.  In all his years of wealth, fulfillment and pleasure, he continued to struggle with the meaning of life.  I do too.  I often wonder why we go through difficulties.  Why do we have … Continue reading

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