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SUN RAYS

MORNING SUN FILTERING INTO OUR DINING ROOM – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© How do you harness the sun and capture the magnificence of its light? Some have tried to manage the physical light that encompasses them, Some struggle to bring illumination … Continue reading

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DO NOT BE AFRAID

  Someone once stated that the phrase, “Do not be afraid,” is noted in the Bible 365 times – once for each day of the year.  Though this is a nice sentiment, it isn’t really true, but the point is, we … Continue reading

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A LOWLY CHILD

A child just turned a woman, became the chosen one, To hold the Son of God within – to be her firstborn Son, An ordinary child was she – a lowly servant girl, Extraordinary things would happen, for her and all the world, … Continue reading

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WALKING WITH JESUS

You never cease to hold me safely in Your hand, When everything my body does so blatantly demand, You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me with all your might. You lift me from the deep, dark … Continue reading

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FORGIVENESS

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© When bruised and injured we do fall, before our Father’s throne And look upon the lamb once slain for all sins to atone, Our pain is nothing next to His, our wounds are all … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – WINTER

   ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL BOECHER© Winter has finally demonstrated its rage in the normally snow covered hills and valleys of Minnesota.  The fresh white blanket caresses roof tops and has reached every nook and cranny of the landscape.  Our … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – STILLNESS

F “Yellowstone Lake” acrylic on canvas by Paul Boecher© Life and all its rigor, anxiety and friction, comes to a screeching halt when you find that tranquil place that gives you complete peace.  It can be held in words written on … Continue reading

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TEARS

Originally posted in May, 2014 on atimetoshare.me A mixture of saline and water which appears during a specific episode. It can occur when a foreign object enters the area. It can be produced through irritation, emotion, a strong odor or … Continue reading

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A LIFE RESTORED

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© What happened to days of our untethered youth When what was required depended on truth? When worries were few and troubles unknown, What happened from then to the life I have sown?   Our … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS OF SUMMER

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© On these particularly cold, winter mornings of below zero temps and frosted window panes, it’s nice to look back at the beauty of emerald grasses, wildflowers and brilliant blue, clear water.  I am blessed … Continue reading

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UNDER THE SON

There is nothing new under the sun. Things we do wrong have already been done The sins of today are nothing new. Most men have observed this to be true. All we experience has been done before. The hopes we aspire … Continue reading

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THE LONG AWAITED SAVIOR

He didn’t come in glory on that first Christmas Day. His palace was a lowly place. His bed was made of hay. His servants were the angels, the shepherds came to pray. The Magi came from far away their richest … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING MEMORIES

This time of year conjures up all kinds of memories of years gone by.  I especially remember the warmth of my grandparents’ kitchen. That room, though nothing spectacular, had as its centerpiece an old potbellied, cast iron stove.   The smell … Continue reading

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QUIET TIME

  My husband and son have a yearly ritual of going hunting for whitetail in Wisconsin during Thanksgiving week.  It started when our son would tag along at the age of three to sit in the woods with his dad. … 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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GOD IS NOT DEAD

One nation under God,” is what our founders said, But something happened on the way. They now say God is dead. I know our God lives on. He stands at heaven’s gate. And He will bring our nation back from … Continue reading

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SURVIVOR

ART WORK BY PAUL BOECHER© He sat majestically in his tattered nest, surveying the remnants of his environment.  A tornado ripped through the night before, cutting trees in two, uprooting some and destroying hundreds of nests in the rookery.  This Great Blue Heron … Continue reading

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THE OLD HOUSEBOAT

ART WORK BY PAUL BOECHER© The old houseboat still maintained a look of elegance even though paint was chipped and faded – the bough battered slightly from constant pushing against shore, She sat quietly moored under the wispy trees which … Continue reading

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GETTING TO KNOW JESUS

ART WORK BY PAUL BOECHER© John 5:1  “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.” I want to know you, Lord.  I want to feel your arms around me, comforting, protecting, loving me. I long for your … Continue reading

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SUMMER GLORY

ART WORK BY PAUL BOECHER© The edge of a bluff lined river – a glassy reflection glistens and bounces onto a hill.  The light touches the edges of trees and buildings in the distance, creating patterns dancing from one place to another .  The deep crevices fill … Continue reading

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