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DEATH WITHOUT STING

“To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, ’tis a consummation Devoutly to be wish’d.”  William Shakespeare, “Hamlet” Today we’re attending another … Continue reading

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THE WINTER THAT NEVER ENDS

The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon clinging icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality each day only adds to their girth. That … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – ROMAN CENTURION

He was a man around the same age as the one hanging on the center cross.  This soldier was a leader of men.  He’d come by his position through the ranks, after several years serving in the military.  The requirements to become an … Continue reading

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BABY STEPS

“Everything that is great in life is the product of slow growth; the newer, and greater, and higher, and nobler the work, the slower is its growth, the surer is its lasting success. Mushrooms attain their full power in a … Continue reading

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HEAVENWARD

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered … Continue reading

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SNAKES IN THE BASEMENT

My husband grew up in a home that also housed the family business – a funeral home. There were the usual jokes throughout his childhood about people dying to get in there. There were an abundance of stories that would … Continue reading

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WHAT’S ON THE OTHER SIDE?

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© We do not know what’s waiting beyond the other side, With faithful hearts believing, a new life will abide, Our fears and tears will pass away, like drops of gentle rain, We … Continue reading

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DEATH SHALL HAVE NO DOMINION

And death shall have no dominion. Dead man naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon; When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone, They shall have stars at elbow … Continue reading

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AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART

We all remember the Bible stories about David and his rise to power.  As a young teenager, he killed the great giant, Goliath, with a single stone and slingshot.  He had many occasions to take the life of King Saul, … Continue reading

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WHY DIDN’T YOU COME IN TIME, JESUS?

Mary and Martha were Lazarus’ sisters and all of them called Jesus their friend.  Hed been a guest in their home.  Mary couldn’t get enough of His words and Martha was more concerned that the house was in order and food … Continue reading

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