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SEARCHING FOR THE OBVIOUS

Several years ago, when the circus came to town, I was hired as a dialect coach.  The fabulous Cirque Du Soleil had come to Minneapolis.  You may wonder why they’d need a dialect coach.  This circus is known for its … Continue reading

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FEAR NOT!

  We often tell our children not to be afraid.  We say the same to our spouses, friends, relatives, even those we barely know.  There are so may times we’re told to reach out to someone when we’re troubled or … Continue reading

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STRANGE ROCK

I sat through one of a series of National Geographic, “One Strange Rock,” last night, in spite of its references to millions and billions of years of evolution theory.  I love the photography of National Geographic and there was nothing else worthwhile … Continue reading

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WHO SHOULD WE BELIEVE?

Does anyone remember guys like David Brinkley and Walter Cronkite?  When we tuned into the news on our TV sets of the 1950s, we could be pretty sure that we were being fed the truth, because those guys had no … Continue reading

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INVISIBLE

For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow When I was a kid, I thought it … Continue reading

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A LETTER OF HOPE

My Dear Child, I know things look bad.  The world doesn’t seem to realize just what a mess its created. There are wars all across the globe.  Children are dying and being sold into slavery.  People flee from their countries in … Continue reading

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BLOWING IN THE WIND

We have yet to be able to control the weather.  We can predict when a storm will come, but altering the course of the natural world is beyond our comprehension.  As with all things we don’t understand,  it somehow becomes part of “Mother … Continue reading

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ARE WE REALLY FREE?

Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America” We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and … Continue reading

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STAY THE COURSE

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

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WELCOME MONDAY, AGAIN

Last week, my Monday post was all about welcoming the first day of the work week, with enthusiasm.  A new week means a fresh start – and oh what a week it was. Last Monday, President Trump delivered remarks at … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST OF THESE IS LOVE …

The power we hold as women cannot be measured in the size of a paycheck.  Women have been holding the keys to true strength from the beginning of time.  When I hear some complain that life isn’t giving them a … 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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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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COME, LORD, JESUS!

Nations are in uproar, kingdoms fall;     he lifts his voice, the earth melts The Lord Almighty is with us;     the God of Jacob is our fortress.  Come and see what the Lord has done,     the desolations he has brought on … Continue reading

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ROCK SOLID

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the mountain’s early dawn, His majesty is seen, The skies fill up with brilliance, and glorious golden sheen, His breath is seen in morning mist, voice heard through eagles’ song, His power … Continue reading

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TO SLEEP PERCHANCE TO DREAM …

I have been known to have very vivid and sometimes disturbing dreams. Something seems to happen to my brain when it falls asleep. It’s like this alter-ego explodes inside my head, giving way to all the weirdness or creativity within … Continue reading

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GOD’S HAND

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Job 38:12-13 “Have you commanded the morning since your days began, and caused the dawn to know its place, that it might take hold of the ends of the earth, that the wicked might be shaken … Continue reading

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SURRENDER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© So deep within the tallest pines, with darkened haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, Peaceful, quiet, sanctuary, a refuge where you can hide, A place to lick the wounds of hurt and comfortably stay … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

As children we learn about love from our parents.  As toddlers we start to experience love from others.  Once in school, we might become madly in love with our kindergarten teacher or the child in the next seat.  When we move into … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BACK

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill We’re all guilty of living in the past.  Our memories can hold us tightly – either positively or negatively.  Former sins can come back … Continue reading

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