Tag Archives: FAITH

A ROAD TO HELL

The path is strewn with peril, there’s danger all around, A hydrothermal basin, steam rising from the ground, You walk with trepidation, yet something draws you in, The beauty that surrounds you, just covers up the sin, Though others also walk there, … Continue reading

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TIME FOR TOLERANCE

Tolerance is described in the dictionary as a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one’s own; freedom from bigotry. The opposite of being tolerant is to be narrow minded, unbending, … Continue reading

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TIME TO FLY

When you reach a certain point in life, you wonder how many things you might cross off the old bucket list. I’ve never thought too much about a bucket list. I’m happy to see the dawning of a new day … Continue reading

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6-8 INCHES OF NEW FALLEN SNOW – BLEH!

I guess we should have expected it. Last week’s little dusting of snowflakes was just a foreshadowing of what was to come. Yesterday, the white stuff, which we refer to in Minnesota as that horrible four letter word, starting falling … Continue reading

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FAKING IT

The word hypocrisy is defined as the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense.  Being an actor and one who teaches acting, I guess I could be labeled a hypocrite.  … Continue reading

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TAKE ME AWAY

When we search for distant places, When we walk uncharted lands, Our hearts are filled with wonder, Our minds hold no demands, A trail that leads to winter, A path beside the sea, A walkway through a forest, Whatever it … Continue reading

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ROLL ON

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© There is magic in the river. She is filled with mystery, Movement, Destination, Hope & sorrow, Some find comfort in the tranquil ripples, While others enjoy the turmoil created when the current … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY OF GOD’S ROCK SOLID LOVE

Your hand reaches down and touches the vastness of creation, Within your hand is the power to carve into mountains and establish flowage for the water, There is power in the sound of your voice, Majesty and steadfastness, With one word … Continue reading

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IN GOD ALONE

This is a rerun, but seems appropriate this year as well as the same time last year. However it was pre-pandemic and oh how things have changed – or have they? Originally posted 9/25/2019. We, the people, have been bombarded … Continue reading

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IT’S JUST NOT THE SAME

Here it is a Sunday afternoon and it’s time for some football. The Vikings game is over and a loss of one point is being moaned over in the locker room and living rooms across Minnesota. I find it interesting … Continue reading

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THE MASK CONTROVERSY

There is massive controversy out there right now regarding the wearing of masks. Soon Halloween will be here and the choices are bound to be unlimited. For me, the wearing of a mask is difficult. I have multiple breathing issues, … Continue reading

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JESUS WALKS WITH ME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You never cease to hold me safely in Your hand, When everything my body does so blatantly demand, You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me with all your … Continue reading

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WILL YOU STAY THE COURSE?

I wonder if I would be strong enough to physically defend my faith when it came right down to it. Are any of us really ready enough to stand up against persecution? As we look at the world today, there … Continue reading

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GENERATION REDEEMED

It seems every generation has been tagged with some sort of nickname. For example; the roaring 20s, the dirty 30s, the swinging 60s and the disco 70s. Other terms are also associated with each age; such as the Greatest Generation, … Continue reading

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WE ARE FAMILY

I’ve been doing this blogging thing for six years now. I started the process of writing a daily article about my walk through life, my faith, aging, humor, politics, opinion, more humor, art and poetry and again more humor. Through … Continue reading

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ONE FELL SWOOP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (It always puzzles me how so many of the gigantic birds are able to lift their heavy bodies to the skies.  Even when their mouths are filled with breakfast and the aerodynamics seem impossible, they … Continue reading

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HOW DO I LOVE THEE . . .

When I was just a girl of seventeen, I received a valentine from a young man who had been a best friend since beginning high school. It included a handwritten version of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s famous love sonnet.  At the … Continue reading

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SCHOOL DAZED

It won’t be long and all the kiddos will finally return from spring break. It’s been the longest one in history, but they are so ready to be back. Many schools are opting for the hybrid plan – which allows … Continue reading

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CHANGE

This word, “change.” is being bantered around a lot these days. We hear about climate change, changing our passwords and profile pictures. We’re told to change our bad habits. We must change the way we live to thwart off a … Continue reading

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REBORN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This painting was done plein air, at the newly restored Erickson Farm in Isanti, MN.  A perfect place to create art, this house has been reborn to serve as an event center, … Continue reading

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