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IF WE REPENT …

Then Job answered the Lord and said: “I know that you can do all things,     and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.  ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not … Continue reading

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THROUGH OUR CHILDREN’S EYES

When children are young, they look to their parents as super heroes – men and women of steel – those who can make all their boo-boos better and dry their tears when they are hurting.  When they get older, the … Continue reading

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WATER COLORED MEMORIES

I admit that my memory has faded over the years.  However, I feel it’s kind of a defense mechanism.  Maybe God has sifted through some of the junky memories that are no longer necessary for me to hang onto.  We often … Continue reading

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TRUTH

Aslan says, “though the Witch knew the Deep Magic, there is a magic deeper still which she did not know.  Her knowledge goes back only to the dawn of time.  But if she could have looked a little further back…she … Continue reading

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WHERE EAGLES SOAR

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The year drags to an end, bringing with it a load of baggage, Times filled with angst, depression and frustration, But those things are all easily consumed by the Creator of the universe, … Continue reading

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ON FIRE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Clouds laced with a rim of gold, Woven with threads of red and purple, It bursts into a tapestry of majesty. As the sun ascends over distant mountains, A precious fabric, designed by the King of … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE SHOES OF A TWEEN

Originally posted by atimetoshare.me 7/28/15 It’s been over sixty years since I donned my first pair of saddle shoes and poodle skirt. Years have melted away, but a few days with my thirteen year old granddaughter,  have caused me to realize … Continue reading

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HOLY LIGHT

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAU & KATHY BOECHER © A light streams through resistant clouds.  It brings a glimpse of heaven. As once in darkness bathed in shrouds, it’s filled with hope once given. The light came forth in … Continue reading

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MOVE ON

Some folks call it Spring cleaning while others call it de-cluttering, downsizing or purging.  I call it hard work.  When we go through the memories of the past, or struggle over what to hang on to and what to get … Continue reading

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DAYS OF YORE

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Long, cotton dress, brushing the tops of a cobblestone road, A child at her side, collecting posies while roaming the edge of an ancient town, A town built of … Continue reading

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THE MASTER GARDENER

  ORIGINAL ART BY KATHY BOECHER© Today I’m posting one of my paintings.  I love flowers, especially those planted in my garden.  In looking at them, you cannot deny the existence of a divine Creator. He not only nurtures the … Continue reading

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BUMPS IN THE ROAD

So, you’ve got it all figured out, do you?  You’ve made a blueprint for your life and expect everything to fall into place.  You begin to put things into action and suddenly reality sets in. Your child needs braces – the … Continue reading

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JUNK

We have one of these in our garage.  I found it at a garage sale a few years ago and used it as a theater prop.  Little did I realize I’d never be able to dispose of it.  What do … Continue reading

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SEASONS OF LIFE

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© The seasons of life are just seven, yet sometimes they last even more, Our destination is heaven, but think of what’s gone before, Each chapter is full, each page covered too, The people that fill … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, JESUS

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© I cannot imagine life without him.  He has filled me with confidence when I had none. He has bound my innermost wounds and caused their healing. He makes each moment of life important even … Continue reading

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BELIEVING THE IMPOSSIBLE

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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INNOCENCE

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© Our lives begin in innocence, we are too young to know; But even in those fledgling years, we choose the way we go. Our minds are bright our will is strong. We think we … Continue reading

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THE TOMB

According to Jewish custom, burial of the dead had to take place on the same day of death.  His body had been turned over to Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus.  The women followed and watched as Jesus was carried to … Continue reading

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REDEMPTION

Original art by Paul T. Boecher©   Through the cobwebs of existence – through the darkness of our strife – Through the dankness of our sinfulness and wickedness of life Through the deepest, darkest pits of hell and the helplessness we … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF THE CROSS

Many years ago, a group of our church members were putting the finishing touches on our newly built sanctuary.  My husband had the honor of constructing the cross which would be placed at the front.  It was made of railroad ties … Continue reading

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