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A PLACE FOR ME

The bridge looks over a seething scene of poverty and loss, Though filled with much there is no hope for life at any cost, The desperate soul seeks recompense and tries to make amends, But there is nothing good enough … Continue reading

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MORNING GLORY

I don’t know what each day will bring. My future is unknown, To God’s own Son my praises sing. He’s made my life His own, He’s taken on my sins. He took them to the cross, He died for me … Continue reading

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THE FINAL ACT

 “Last scene of all…Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.”  AS YOU LIKE IT, Shakespeare Every life stage is composed of its own specific pattern, In infancy, we demand, We scream, We cry, As … Continue reading

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GOD’S WORD ALONE

I once in poverty did lay; my heart was full of need. You came and took my sins away and now I’m rich indeed. You gave your richest treasure – your one and only Son. You are my greatest pleasure. … Continue reading

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MY COUNTRY, MY HEART

A majestic eagle spreads his wings, a span of eight feet wide, The pinions on those glorious wings with heaven soon collide, His feathers were made for reaching God, they also serve to save, Protection for those just learning how … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE DOOR

His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn; still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to be more, With all of his might, with … Continue reading

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A ROAD TO HELL

The path is strewn with peril, there’s danger all around, A hydrothermal basin, steam rising from the ground, You walk with trepidation, yet something draws you in, The beauty that surrounds you, just covers up the sin, Though others also walk there, … Continue reading

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WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND

Times haven’t really changed much in the world’s short existence. Since the fall of man there has been a love of self that far surpasses a love for God. We are a selfish people. Not only that, we don’t like … Continue reading

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NOBODY WANTS OUR STUFF

About four years ago, we moved into a house that’s half the size of our old one.  It required a lot of throwing away, giving away and garage selling to cut us down to size.  Unfortunately, it hasn’t taken us … Continue reading

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HE IS THERE

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Life comes at us like a raging river at times, Pushing, crashing, dispersing its power, Seemingly overtaking us with its fury, Yet even in those times of fear, loss, … Continue reading

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AN EXTENDED WILDERNESS?

February 26, 2020 was the beginning of our walk through Lent – a trail that would traverse over a mountainous wasteland – a time to re-evaluate our lives and focus on what God has so richly blessed us with.  His … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST THING . . .

“So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is  love.” ICorinthians 13:13  I don’t know where the members of the Beatles heads were.  I’d venture to say their music will remain for centuries.  The … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT?

As dear friends are falling asleep in our heavenly Father’s arms – as those of us who remain, struggle with various physical ailments – as we age and become helpless where we used to be strong – as our worldly … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PLAN – PART V – 90 & UP

  Nonagenarians now represent 4.7 percent of the 65-and-older US population, compared to 2.8 percent in 1980.  The U.S. Census Bureau has estimated that by 2050, the number of those living beyond 90 years will quadruple. By the time we … Continue reading

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STORIES OF LIVING

Bill sure knew what he was talking about when he penned these words.  Our lives are a series of stories which we act out every day. We have the comedies, which I tend to fall victim to.  There are the … Continue reading

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MORE VALUABLE THAN GOLD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© I once in poverty did lay, my heart was full of need, You came and took my sins away and now I’m rich indeed, You gave your richest treasure – your one and … Continue reading

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THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS OURS

Gated communities, walls, barricades, stockades, bulwarks, road blocks – all designed to protect one side from the other.  These obstacles are built for the purpose of protection of what lies within. They include precious people, riches and treasures, things not wanted … Continue reading

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GROW OLD WITH ME

We join our hands together, Hands that have grown wrinkled and leathered with time, Still the touch of your skin against mine delights and excites, The broken, withered digits, which over time have grown weary, The tightness of your grip, … Continue reading

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FRIENDS ARE FRIENDS FOREVER WHEN THE LORD IS LORD OF THEM

Many of the members from our first church we joined, when moving to Minnesota,are now pillars of our current church. It’s funny how we can pick up with people from our past and become immediately reattached. Two years ago, we … Continue reading

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I’M LIVING IN NARNIA!

“Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight, At the sound of his roar, sorrows will be no more, When he bares his teeth, winter meets its death, And when he shakes his mane, we shall have spring again.”  … Continue reading

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