Tag Archives: God’s plan

HEAVEN IS MY HOME

For most of us the year 2020 should be eliminated from the historical calendar.  What should’ve been another year of prosperity and growth has been tampered with by science, the political realm, the local scene, violence, anger, hatred and all … Continue reading

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QUESTIONING AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES

How long has this been going on?  I feel like it’s been years, but the first case of reported COVID19 occurred sometime in January.  Immediately the pandemic turned into panic.  Since that time, states have been going into lockdown and … Continue reading

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POLITICS – IN JESUS’ TIME

Herod, the Great and Herod Antipas ruled during Jesus’ lifetime.  Jesus assured us that His kingdom is not of this world.  His kingdom would last for eternity. Mary was familiar with the name of Herod.  Herod, the Great ruled during … Continue reading

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MIRACULOUS HEALING

Most mothers have this built in desire that their children will be successful – that they will have friends and those they can counsel with – that their lives will be filled with joy and hope and that they never … Continue reading

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DON’T LET IT BE FORGOT …

The photograph was taken as the funeral procession made it’s way towards St. Patrick’s Cathedral.  With a little prodding from his mother, John Kennedy, Jr. made the final salute to his father and the Commander in Chief of the United … Continue reading

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A RACE TO NOWHERE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Time pulls us away from the beauty around us. We’re in a race to beat the clock. Each day becomes a battle field between our time here , And hope of eternity … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PLAN – PART III – 80-90

A commercial came out recently showing people in their 70s and 80s still in the workplace.  There’s the fireman who weighs about 80 pounds, trying to handle a gigantic fire hose.  We see an elder woman as a DJ while another entertains as … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PLAN

Last year about this time I did a series on aging. Since I’m not getting any younger, I thought it might be time to repost for those who haven’t read my advice or have forgotten what I wrote. Actually I … Continue reading

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A HUMAN VESSEL

She was just a simple girl – nothing special – not without sin – like us, yet God chose her to be the vessel which would carry the Son of God for nine months in her womb and hold His … Continue reading

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AH, VACATION – FAMILY STYLE

It’s been a while since we’ve taken our last family vacation, but always will live in my memory.  Since we’re at the height of summer, I thought I’d share a re-run today. Summer vacations – ah, the days of swimming … Continue reading

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DISCIPLINE

As a child, my instrument of choice was the piano.  There happened to be one left in our apartment when we moved in.  I was probably no more than six, but the idea of playing the piano occupied my dreams … Continue reading

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ONCE OLD, NEW AGAIN

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Even though this weekend promises to be one of the hottest in June, my artist husband, who does much of his art outdoors, will be painting at an artisans market at a renovated farmstead, several … Continue reading

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LOOK BEYOND THE MASK

Churchill realized that both success and failure are not important.  It’s how we deal with those things with courage.  So often, we don’t know what’s going on in someone’s mind.  I strongly believe part of the problem is the isolation … Continue reading

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A NOT SO GREAT SHOWMAN

Having come from a long line of sociopaths, Herod Antipas relished in the shock and awe of his domain.  The more outlandish the behavior, the better. Like his father, Herod, the Great, he was much a chip off the old … Continue reading

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MEANING & PURPOSE

Why was I born? Why am I living? What do I get? What am I giving? Why do I want a thing, I darent hope for? What can I hope for? I wish I knew. Why do I try to … Continue reading

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SHARING A LIFETIME

We had our picture taken for the church directory this year and I happened upon this old one of us, circa 1965.  Look at the abundance of hair and youthful expression!  I think we both still hold some of that … Continue reading

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AN EMPTY CRADLE

An empty cradle sat in a hidden corner, collecting dust and cobwebs.  It had gone unnoticed for several years.  Early in their marriage, the couple had longed for a child.  They waited and prayed, but it was not to be.  At … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE

Our Christmas tree in my younger years was often the last one on the tree lot.  Dad always waited until the day of Christmas Eve to buy one, because he’d get the best deal.  The problem was there undoubtedly would … Continue reading

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ESCAPE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© If we could simply run away from all life’s grief and pain, If we could cover up the sins, of malice and disdain, If we could reach to heaven’s realm, and … Continue reading

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MISTY WATERCOLORED MEMORIES

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© There’s something magic about painting with watercolors. You begin by moistening a piece of paper, dipping your paintbrush into color, dropping the color onto the page and watching the magic begin. Like a Rorschach … Continue reading

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