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SON DAY

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Buttery, soft petals explode across the western plain, Flowing gently downward or rising up again, A plethora of seeds it holds, for waiting birds to eat, They soon will fill the ground once more, when … Continue reading

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HOW MIRACLES HELP US & OTHERS

In ancient times, the best way to keep a miracle alive was to retell it. hey’d sit around the fire and talk about the amazing events that happened through God’s intervention.  Like the lost sheep that the shepherd thought was … Continue reading

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INSPIRED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Churning, swirling, pulsated by the turbulence of energy, The long, leaf lavished limbs of mature trees, undulate under the  rhythm of God’s breath, Up and down, here and there, tossing, stirring, … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP OUTREACH

Someone once told me that if you have something precious, and you don’t share it with others, you’re being selfish. That really makes sense, especially if you have a specific talent like singing, or writing or painting. If you keep … Continue reading

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WHAT’S MISSING IN CHCH? U R!

Church attendance has been dwindling over the past few years. A lot of folks don’t think it’s necessary to participate in corporate worship.  Many young people feel the church is full of hypocrites and those who live much differently outside … Continue reading

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DON’T TAKE AWAY MY JOY !

The Easter message has been preached.  There were lots of folks in church that usually only come for this one special time.  The music was fantastic, the words gave great inspiration and the closeness of church family radiated like sunbeams.  What a … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – JOHN

John and his brother, James were disciples of John, the Baptist.  They were fishermen, like many of the other apostles and the sons of Zebedee and Salome.  They made their living fishing on the sea of Galilee as did their father, … Continue reading

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BRINGING IN THE SHEAVES

This favorite old gospel song was written in 1874 with Lyrics by Knowles Shaw and music later added in 1880 by George Minor.  It is based on the following Psalm verse. “He who goes out weeping, bearing the seed for … Continue reading

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BOUNTY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Colors of autumn –  scarlet, amber and gold, God’s palette enlivens the fields we behold, Each seed that was planted, its fruit has been sown, A bountiful harvest among dirt and … Continue reading

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HARVEST TIME

Our world is a mess.  Life has little meaning anymore.  Terror strikes fear into the minds of all.  We worry and fret over who are leaders will be.  Church attendance is at an all time low and humanity puts its … Continue reading

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WHAT IF?

What if you held the secret to a successful life hidden in your back pocket?  What if you possessed the cure for Cancer?  What if you knew the way to live forever, without pain, anxiety, depression, or fear? What if you … Continue reading

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THIS LIGHT OF MINE

Yesterday we celebrated Pentecost Sunday – a day where the Holy Spirit made one of His miraculous appearances in a very dramatic way.  As the words to hymn and special music were sung, I could almost imagine what happened on that … Continue reading

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PEACE I LEAVE YOU

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Water calmed by the silence and absence of wind, Glasslike in the brilliant sun, Quiet, tranquil, away from the maddening crowds of interfering life, For a brief moment, the world stands still and you are … Continue reading

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FOOT IN MOUTH DISEASE

The book of James has a lot to say about the malady called Foot in Mouth Disease.  It starts with the most powerful muscle in the body – the tongue.  We can become so oblivious to the effects of that tiny muscle, that … Continue reading

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RIPPLES

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Water remains stagnant until life comes into it, When it does, the water becomes full of endless movement, Swirling, tumbling, flowing, ebbing, descending, spreading, Taking it to a totally new dimension, Life is like that … Continue reading

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ANNAS, THE HIGH PRIEST

At the time of Jesus’ unjust arrest, Annas was no longer the acting high priest of Judaea.  He had originally been appointed by Quirinius for the position, when the Romans took over rule of the Jews.  He served  for ten years, … Continue reading

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HE DIED FOR US LET’S LIVE FOR HIM

There’s so much meat in the book of Hebrews for the new Christian, but lots of side dishes for the old one too.  Paul was a man dedicated to persecuting Christians.  He was determined to nip this heresy in the bud.  He witnessed the … Continue reading

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SINGING IN THE RAIN!

It’s Monday and it’s raining.  For me, rain conjures up thoughts of God’s tears falling on us, either to wake us up or to calm and refresh us.   I think God cries for us when He sees all the evil that infests our world.  … Continue reading

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REJOICE IN YOUR GIFTS

I wrote this last June after the completion of my children’s performance.  It still fits as we close another show tonight. Every time my little group of young, aspiring actors complete a show, it makes my heart swell with pride. … Continue reading

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THE HARVEST

Like any gardener or farmer, I often grow impatient.   I want to see results within days of my planting. I soon remember that in this blogging world of ours, there are many seeds being planted each day.  The seeds don’t just … Continue reading

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