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THE OLDEN DAYS

(This is a painting taken from a black and white photograph of Paul’s great grandparents home.) ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL AND KATHY BOECHER© A cobblestone path, surrounded by trees Leads up to a house constructed of mortar and brick, With shutters for shade, preventing a freeze, … Continue reading

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SCROOGED

  I wrote this on 12/3/16 on atimetoshare.me.  Since writing about the appearance of each spirit that visited Scrooge this week, I decided it was worth a re-run. I always thought that “A Christmas Carol” was just another of those dark … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURE BEGINS

They waited for generations.  Not since the days of King David and his wise son, Solomon, had there been such anticipation.  They’d wait for a long, long time.  They’d be persecuted, live in slavery, become a nomadic nation moving from … Continue reading

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INSIDE OUT

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Scuffed by the constant thrashing of the elements, Exterior somewhat battered by overuse, Sitting quietly in the peace of the harbor,, Waiting for another chance, Like us, clothed in … Continue reading

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THE MASTER’S PLAN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Carved from depths of hardened granite, Pushing forth with force unknown, Placed upon this glorious planet, By the Hand of God alone, Through His skill and engineering, His design fits every … Continue reading

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A BEAUTY OR A BEAST?

“Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. … Continue reading

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HIDDEN THINGS

When Easter ends, we often find reminders around the house that keep the thoughts alive for just a little longer.  Maybe it’s one of those plastic eggs that never was found.  Perhaps a few jelly beans have made their way … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THE THIEF ON THE CROSS

This has been a year of loss for us. Within the last two weeks we have watched the lives of two of our longtime friends ebb and succumb to the pangs of death, however we know that they are now free from their … Continue reading

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A NEW MESSAGE

MARY’S JOURNEY by Kathy Boecher© This was the pinnacle of Jesus career.  Mary’s heart was undoubtedly filled with pride as He preached with such authority.  His words held hope for the downtrodden, comfort for the sick and dying and peace … Continue reading

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NECESSARY WORDS

The children of Israel had been bound by the law and the ritual established over the centuries.  They were constant reminders of the Covenant God had established with them.  Mary was used to this way of serving God. but there … Continue reading

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JUDGMENT IS COMING

Judgment Day is coming! It will be a day when every skeleton falls out of our proverbial closet; a day when all our secrets sins will be revealed; a day of fear and trembling – if we are not in … Continue reading

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RULES OR SUGGESTIONS?

The Ten Commandments were not given as suggestions or options, but as definitive laws which we must obey. The laws of our land are also intended to be kept, and if not they will have penalties. The penalty for not … Continue reading

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NOW WHAT?

Their world had been torn apart.  The tomb was empty.  Jesus was dead and now someone had stolen His body.  It was more than they could bear.  The early morning revelation must’ve been one of the most exciting part of … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, JESUS

  Original art by Paul T. Boecher© I had no gift to offer on the morning of His birth. My voice had no great songs to sing. The gifts I could give had no possible  worth? My words were not worthy to bring? … Continue reading

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NICODEMUS

A member of the ruling council of the Sanhedrin, he was well versed in the scriptures and believed in the God of his fathers.  He knew a Messiah was promised to save his people, but Jesus didn’t seem to be what … Continue reading

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OLD LADY THOUGHTS

Lately I’ve been feeling I should stop blogging – that maybe I’m just preaching to the choir, even though they need preaching to just as much as anyone.  I’ve wondered if ego has sometimes gotten in the way.  Do the … Continue reading

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IT’S NOT COMPLICATED!

The simplicity of the Gospel often boggles the mind.  We are expected to believe something extraordinary – inconceivable – impossible.  We delude ourselves into thinking there has to be more to it than just a childlike faith, but the truth … Continue reading

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