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ROAD TO PARADISE

Proverbs 4:18-19   “The path of the righteous is like the morning sun,    shining ever brighter till the full light of day.But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness”    they do not know what makes them stumble.” From darkest places we … Continue reading

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MY COUNTRY, MY HEART

A majestic eagle spreads his wings, a span of eight feet wide, The pinions on those glorious wings with heaven soon collide, His feathers were made for reaching God, they also serve to save, Protection for those just learning how … Continue reading

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WHAT LIES AHEAD?

My first memory of singing in church is a hymn which has stayed with me throughout my life. Every time I sing or hear this hymn, it gives me confidence for the future. The words indicate that I’m just passing … Continue reading

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TEMPORARY REFUGE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL &y 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, … 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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WE SHALL RISE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER On these chilly days of autumn, our thoughts often turn to the impending winter months.  In Minnesota, they normally start about this time and stay with us until April.  Half of the … Continue reading

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FINAL BLOOMS

When bruised and injured we do fall, before our Father’s throne Looking on the lamb once slain for all sins to atone, Our pain is nothing next to His, our wounds are all but naught. The blood He shed, His … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT?

As dear friends are falling asleep in our heavenly Father’s arms – as those of us who remain, struggle with various physical ailments – as we age and become helpless where we used to be strong – as our worldly … Continue reading

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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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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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