Tag Archives: FAITH

QUE SERA, SERA

A few years back, I played the part of a medium – though I look more like a large – make that extra large.  A medium is one who says they can talk to the dead, reveal what might happen … Continue reading

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AM I A DOUBTING THOMAS?

I have a confession to make.  There are times when my faith is overtaken by doubt.  I know that kind of thinking shouldn’t come out of the mouth of a staunch Christian.  The truth is, doubt has been a weakness … Continue reading

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ORDER FROM CONFUSION?

This is one of my first entries on WordPress.  Funny how some things just never change. My dreams are often full of creativity and unusual thoughts which don’t usually manifest themselves in my daily life.  Sometimes they become part of a play … Continue reading

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HE IS RISEN – NOW WHAT?

The alleluias have been sung to the point of raising the church roof. The sound of the timpani drum resonates in our hearts. Trumpets, harps, French horns and flutes add to the beauty of our worship.  The voices, the prayers, the … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO DOUBT

When Jesus rose from the dead on Easter morning, His body was restored and glorified.  Yet some scars of His suffering remained.  I’ve often wondered about that, but as is always the case, there was a reason for the remnants of … Continue reading

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PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST

We went to see this latest movie, including actor, Jim Caviezal as the physician, Luke.  It depicts times of terrible persecution within the early Christian community in Rome.  Paul is in prison when Luke is called to write down Paul’s story … Continue reading

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JUDGE NOT

A stereotype is defined as an over-simplified or standardized conception of a culture, profession or group.  How often do we categorize people?  For example, everyone knows that cops and donuts go together – right?  The Italian people are all members of the Mafia.  … Continue reading

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IMPOSSIBLE? NOT WITH GOD!

Do you ever have days that you wish could just forget happened? Does your life look like it’s headed for the darkest, smelliest sewer?  Has your faith suffered because of it?  When things seem their worst, that’s the time to … Continue reading

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WALK WITH HIM

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A road can lead to nowhere as we travel through this life, Our minds submit to evil, our hearts endure much strife, But when we follow Jesus, the road is always … Continue reading

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LAZARUS, MARY & MARTHA

  Mary and Martha were Lazarus’ sisters and all of them called Jesus their friend.  He’d 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 … Continue reading

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BLIND, BUT NOW I SEE!

Blindness in Jesus’ lifetime was quite common.  Actually blindness was a contagious disease carried by flies and the only way to avoid catching it was to stay away from those afflicted with it.    The hot desert sun would close … Continue reading

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A TRUE FOLLOWER

She came from a small village on the shore of the Sea of Galilee called Magdala.  The town was a thriving community which made beautifully colored dyes and even more resplendent textiles. Because of its location, it was the perfect … Continue reading

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CONVERSATION WITH GOD

Dear, Lord, It’s been a while since I’ve had a long conversation with you.  So often life gets in the way of my prayer life, which is no excuse.  I have my daily chats with you, when I’m concerned for … Continue reading

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FELLOWSHIP

ma A family of fellow Christians can be a wonderful source of strength and encouragement for us. Many times though, we aren’t even aware of the pain and suffering they’re going through. We’ve all gotten wrapped up in our own … Continue reading

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STORY TIME

“Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in.  Aim at earth and you get neither.”         C.S. Lewis Telling stories is what we do as writers.  We use words to create interesting situations, to draw in our audience, to share … Continue reading

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REFRESHED

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© Psalm 30:5 “For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.” How many times have you … Continue reading

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JUSTIFIED

I wonder if we can ever be perfect, just like Jesus was.  We say we’re Christians, but still we often stand in judgment of others.  I don’t think we’ll ever achieve perfection on this side of eternity.  Even though Jesus … Continue reading

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WHY?

An image difficult for any parent, grandparent, teacher or law enforcement officer to see.  Children, not yet knowing what their future holds for them – innocents who are supposed to feel safe in their schools – victims of the whim … Continue reading

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CLIPPED WINGS

As I travel through life’s darkest moments, When all around me is unfamiliar ground, When the sound of silence engulfs me and pierces the every day noise, There in the midst of it all, There with wings unfurled, With pinions … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN DARKNESS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   A city of blazing lights can cover all the ugliness of sin, A world that lies beneath the bridge of deception, hate, fear and addiction, Underneath that hidden territory where darkness abounds, There, shrouded in the … Continue reading

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