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Art by Paul T. Boecher© A tangled mass of long spindly fingers, reach out desperately, Longing for the life-giving, thirst-quenching desire to go on, Roots, once deeply entrenched, now surface and meander through the muck, Facing obstacles unknown, yet pushing forward, yearning for … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER It’s hard for us to fathom that anything could grow, In cold and frozen ground that’s covered with fresh snow, But not for our Creator God, the maker of all things, The … Continue reading

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Dust covers the now stagnant and aging photo albums on my coffee table.  My youngest daughter still loves searching through those picture books – hoping to find memories of her own childhood. When it became easier to put them on … Continue reading

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“Millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and forget where they hid them. Do good and forget. It will grow someday.” Anonymous We can learn so much from nature. Consider the squirrel. He … Continue reading

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It isn’t a matter of taking sides in a situation. We must first look at ourselves – our own mistakes and misconceptions – our flaws and voices that speak without thinking first. This week has been one of great ups … Continue reading

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“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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“For a true writer, each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then … Continue reading

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

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