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PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST

We went to see this latest movie, including actor, Jim Caviezal as the physician, Luke.  It depicts times of terrible persecution within the early Christian community in Rome.  Paul is in prison when Luke is called to write down Paul’s story … Continue reading

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THE DARKEST HOUR

Yesterday, Paul and I took advantage of the $5.00 movie deal and went to see a movie I was anxious to view.  My friend, Julie, is a big fan of Winston Churchill, and I wanted to see for myself why.  The … Continue reading

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LORD, GIVE ME STRENGTH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (An aging egret seeks shelter in the Reeds) As my old body tells me that it’s time to settle down, I wonder of the time that’s left to me. That even though my … Continue reading

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GOT SPUNK?

After seeing “Gone With the Wind” as a young girl, my heart was set on moving south so I could talk like they do and live the life of serendipity.  I’d sit on veranda of my country mansion sipping mint juleps … Continue reading

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WILDERNESS ADVENTURE

When his business was thriving, Paul had an invitation to attend a caribou hunt with a friend of his.  Things were going well and he a had some time off, so he took his friend up on it.  There were … Continue reading

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FAILURE FACE

I’ve always had a special place in my heart for Charlie Brown.  He is the ultimate failure – according to Lucy, who of course knows everything.  The reason I like Charlie so much is that he reminds me of me.  … Continue reading

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THE MEMORIAL DAY POPPY

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short … Continue reading

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GOODBYE, DEAR FRIEND

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Times of turmoil and confusion, peace may seem aloof or gone, Yet the Lord of all creation,  stills the waters and the storm, He will calm the rumbling seas, He can … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Ospreys new family, painted en plein air, acrylic on canvas.   Two lonely hearts once met and on that meeting found, That God already knew that life would soon abound, The two … Continue reading

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DO NOT FEAR THE UNKNOWN

What is your destiny?  Do you every wonder what God has in mind for you?  You know he has a plan for your life, but could He possibly clue you in on it? I’m at an age where there are … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – PONTIUS PILATE

Pontius Pilate played a pivotal role in the crucifixion of Jesus, even though he had no reason to declare him guilty.  The evidence brought against this criminal had nothing to do with Roman law.  The only possible reason Pilate could … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT TIME & PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A quiet town, a peaceful place, much different than today, A place that stood the test of time was built to last that way, As we look back and reconstruct what families had … Continue reading

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STRONG & COURAGEOUS

‘Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.’ – Christopher Robin to Winnie-the-Pooh We all can accomplish more than we think we can.  In times of crisis, we … Continue reading

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SOME DAYS STUFF HAPPENS

Yesterday started out as an amazing day.  We’ve had our share of ups and downs on this roller coaster of selling & buying a house, so it was refreshing to begin the morning with worship and praise.  Church is always the best way … Continue reading

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FEAR NOT!

Fear is mentioned many times in the Bible. The phrase, “Do not be afraid” was spoken, when God’s angels announced the birth of the Savior to shepherds. The Psalms are loaded with references to fear in King David’s prayers. The … Continue reading

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PRESS ON

  We go through many changes in our short existence.  When we’re born, we struggle from the safety of our mom’s womb into an unknown and difficult world.  We take our first steps as a leap of faith.  We grow into our … Continue reading

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MY ROCK

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© A fortress carved from stone, stands rigidly against raging waters, A refuge from the relentless waves threatening to intrude, God alone has created that place, Cut through the massive rock with His finger, Each pebble blasted … Continue reading

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STILL WATERS

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© Though fears assail and haunt me, my Jesus will be there, He knows my every weakness, He feels my every care, Through valleys dark He leads me, He’s always at my side, To waters … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – TRANSITION

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© We all go through times of transition throughout our lives.  Isn’t it good to know that we have the Creator of the Universe leading us to that new destination – beside us to support … Continue reading

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BOUND FOR A NEW WORLD

   There were 102 on board the small sailing vessel. Half of them, tired of the corruption in the Church of England, bound for a new life where they could worship as they pleased; half eager to invest time and … Continue reading

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