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AGING WITH A PLAN – PART V – 90 & UP

  Nonagenarians now represent 4.7 percent of the 65-and-older US population, compared to 2.8 percent in 1980.  The U.S. Census Bureau has estimated that by 2050, the number of those living beyond 90 years will quadruple. By the time we … Continue reading

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THE DEPTH OF SIN

A tangled snare begins quite small, but quickly grows either into a thing of beauty or it takes advantage of other living things to sustain itself. Beneath the surface it worms it’s way through the fertile soil and takes hold … Continue reading

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PREPARE FOR THE SECOND COMING

They waited for generations.  Not since the days of King David and his wise son, Solomon, had there been such anticipation.  They would wait for a long, long time.  They would be persecuted, live in slavery, become a nomadic nation … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER THOUGHTS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sands of time embraced me and I suddenly was old, My heart still longs for paradise, along the winding road, It will be like nothing I’ve ever experienced in this lifetime, It will take … Continue reading

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EXPECT MIRACLES

As we push through life we can see miracles occurring all around us. They might happen at the right time – they’re answered prayers – they encourage us to go on – they give us something to look forward to.  The greatest miracle … Continue reading

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LOVE RE-TOLD

In Nicholas Sparks’ book, “The Notebook,” a poignant love story unfolds.  It’s the same type of story that filled our hearts with tears when the movie, “Love Story,” came on the screen.  Both of these tales, fill us with a mixture … Continue reading

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THE BLUES

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Lipid pools of open water, gently piercing through the glass, Leaving pock marks on the surface, praying that this soon will pass, Such a constant blend of color, only one remains to be, Dripping, … Continue reading

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ETERNITY

ORIGINAL POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Our lives on earth are temporal – a whisper hushed and still, We’re placed here by the Father’s hand and through His mighty will, He guides us through the depths of pain, He takes our hand … Continue reading

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SECOND CHANCE, AGAIN!

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.  And to make an end is to make a beginning.”  T.S. Eliot “The more we let God take us over, the more truly ourselves … Continue reading

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A TASTE OF HEAVEN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The majesty and glory of an ancient city, Robed in beauty, filled with scents, tastes, sounds, textures and sights, All tempting us with their shades of light and color, Reaching our … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY ROAD TRIPS

When our family moved from Wisconsin to Minnesota, I had no idea what a project it would be to make those holiday trips back home.  We had a small car packed with a playpen for our toddler; our meager homemade … Continue reading

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THINK POSITIVE

I’m currently working as stage manager for a children’s production of “Willie Wonka” and one of my favorite songs from the show is called “Think Positive.”  This whimsical story of honesty and integrity, along with positive thinking is a great … Continue reading

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WEEKEND ROAD WARRIORS

Last weekend, we traveled to Wisconsin for a wedding along with our son and his lady.  It’s always delightful to drive through the land of my youth.  The landscape is dotted with family farmsteads, pristine and well manicured.  Giant spruce … Continue reading

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A HINT OF HEAVEN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A sweet hint of implication and light upon the bay, The quiet indication of sights we see each day, A lonely craft cuts through the waves, the sky with clouds entwine, The trees turn … Continue reading

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OUT OF THIS WORLD

Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world.”  John … Continue reading

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PROMISE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Golden glow arises at dawn, kissing the trees awake, Brilliant tints inhabit the sky, shades for heaven they make, A ripple effect explodes there, shadows and light descend, The chill in the air refreshes, all … Continue reading

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AWAITING HIS RETURN

ORIGINAL RELIEF CARVING BY PAUL T. BOECHER WITH POETRY FROM KATHY BOECHER© Life is but a whisper in the scheme of things, We take our first inhalation of air, And begin a journey, So far we’ve been safely blanketed within our mother’s … Continue reading

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I CAN’T HELP BUT WONDER

As I sit here in a sunbathed room, I can see the colors beginning to change.  Squirrels have been actively storing up black walnuts from the tree in our front yard.  They’re so busy, it makes me wonder if they … Continue reading

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FINAL DAYS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Reflections fill the waters still, the path is strewn with mist, The trees take on an Autumn glow, by sun they have been kissed, The grounds will soon be closed and … Continue reading

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GOODBYE AUGUST

This was the view out my living room window on this day last year at our old, old house. The air is fresh and crisp today.  Skies are clear and brilliant blue.  Usually we don’t have much change in color until … Continue reading

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