Tag Archives: God

THE FINAL PAGE

Rippled sand forming a gigantic canvas reaching across the horizon. Arid, barren, scorched and without life. A seemingly insignificant expanse, devoid of moisture. Enclosed by the sun, the wind and all the elements, Segments of a pattern that once was … Continue reading

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THE ARSENAL OF THE OPPRESSOR – EGO

In my early childhood, I was the first grandchild, so I had it made – at least I thought I did.  I was a sweet little girl, with curls of golden blond.  I learned how to tap dance and do … Continue reading

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A WORLD WITHOUT GOD

Before the earth was, God was there. He saw the darkness of the universe and all that was in it. With only His voice, He said, “Let there be light,” and there was. That utterance began the creation of the … Continue reading

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GATHER MY TEARS, LORD

Psalm 56:8-11  “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle.Are they not in your book?  Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call.This I know, that God is for me.  In God, whose … Continue reading

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NO SMALL PARTS

Constantin Stanislavsky once said, “Remember, there are no small parts, only small actors.” Where do you fit in to the scheme of things? I always told my young performers that each of them was an important piece of the story … Continue reading

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STRONGHOLD

“May the glory of the LORD endure forever; may the LORD rejoice in his works, who looks on the earth and it trembles, who touches the mountains and they smoke!”                    Psalm 104:31-32 ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER … Continue reading

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TURKEY DAY

It’s only three weeks until Thanksgiving – three Thursdays from now – less than a month away.  Thanksgiving at my house usually runs anywhere between November 1st and November 30th.  For years (far too many to count) Thanksgiving Day was … Continue reading

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THE LAST HURRAH

Rich, luxurious, colors explode on the autumn landscape. God pulls out all the stops at this refreshing time of the year. Dabs of crimson, dollos of burnt sienna, remnants of fading greens, Topped off with a stunning shimmer of dancing … Continue reading

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WE NEED EACH OTHER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The road is full of stumbling blocks, we see them every day,Our path is filled with hiccups which toughen up the way,Our journey to eternity is filled with indecision,We struggle through all … Continue reading

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WHAT’S INSIDE?

  The Twin Cities of Minnesota was again attacked this weekend with unnecessary crime, killing one and injuring many.  The darkness that is beginning to encase our once lovely pair of cities on the river is turning faster than ever.  … Continue reading

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TIME TO WASH THE WINDOWS

Having two very creative minds living under one roof isn’t always a good thing. We also have way too much time on our hands, because we’re “retired” I do all my writing on the dining room table which looks out … Continue reading

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SUBMISSION

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Raising hands to our God on high, with head bowed in submission,Tears flow fast as our eyes do cry, repentance and petition,The words seem empty as we pray, but God will send His Spirit,He … Continue reading

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OUR ANNIVERSARY

Yesterday, Paul and I celebrated our 57th anniversary.  Add to that the eight years we knew each other prior to our wedding day and you have a lifetime of memories.  We decided to take a drive because the autumn colors … Continue reading

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A GRATEFUL HEART

When we give something of ourselves to benefit others, God tells us to do it with a grateful  heart. If there is any malice in the doing or giving, we aren’t doing it His way. His love is perfect and … Continue reading

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THE BEGINNING OF STAND UP COMEDY

Will Rogers started his career in the great outdoors.  He was part of several western shows designed to lure people to the unsettled country.  He went on to do vaudeville and stage performance along with some film acting in the … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE NEW NORMAL?

“Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.” Morticia Addams I live in a small town in Minnesota.  It was one of the first towns settled here, because it was located on The … Continue reading

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SERENITY

Away from the maddening crowds, Deep in the heart of natural things, Lifted to heights unknown, Separated for a time from the chaos, The destruction, The anger, The hatred and blood. There must be a place to hide, There must … Continue reading

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TWO SIDES TO HUMANITY

Today is a day of remembrance of a horrific act by terrorists on the United States some twenty years ago. When we remember this day, it’s almost always filled with images of the twin towers on fire – people jumping … Continue reading

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THE FRONTIER ARTIST

The man in the picture is my husband, Paul.  You’ve seen much of his art on my site,, along with my poetry.  Not only is he an accomplished artist and sculptor, he’s a teacher, a naturalist, a business man, an … Continue reading

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HEAR OUR PRAYER, OH, LORD!

A golden sun is shining outside my window pane, The sky is blue, the grass is green yet it’s just not the same, The beauty that surrounds us can swiftly blow away, In just one second life can pass into … Continue reading

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