Tag Archives: Heaven

HE WILL RETURN IN GLORY

Jesus was carried in His mother’s body on a simple beast of burden – a donkey – only 33 years prior to His entry into Jerusalem.  He came into the world in humility and left it in the same way, but He … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE GRASS GROW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The days are much longer, the sun’s here to stay, We’ve turned life’s cold corner and it’s a new day, The once frozen waters are now clear and blue, Earth covered … Continue reading

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WHEN TEARS FALL

My best friend is facing her final journey.  I’m writing this post with her permission, so that it may help others who are going through the same thing. Life is so fragile, so tentative, but really a time of grace … Continue reading

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LIFELESS – LIFE FILLED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   This place that we have loved, this lonely withered space, Has faltered with the winter snows and cannot rise again, Without that inner life, that comes from heaven’s place, Our lives … Continue reading

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DEATH WITHOUT STING

“To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, ’tis a consummation Devoutly to be wish’d.”  William Shakespeare, “Hamlet” Today we’re attending another … Continue reading

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WERE YOU THERE?

Were you there when the universe was formed, Did you watch as God crushed through solid rock, And made majestic mountains, Did you hear the sound of His breath, As He filled the sea with fish, Did you see His … Continue reading

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BABY STEPS

“Everything that is great in life is the product of slow growth; the newer, and greater, and higher, and nobler the work, the slower is its growth, the surer is its lasting success. Mushrooms attain their full power in a … Continue reading

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I GIVE UP?

Today thousands will be relinquishing their hold on something.  Some will give up a favorite food, social media or do something to help others.  Giving things up is good, but it isn’t going to get you one step closer to … Continue reading

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VESTIGES OF ANOTHER TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© An ancient fortress, standing tall, within the city streets, Remains of passing days gone by, with traffic now competes, The outer walls are stained and brown, inside it seems the same, Like … Continue reading

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OH, FOR THE DAYS

ORIGINAL ART& POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The grandeur of a summer day, the warmth of golden sun, The birth emerging from the trees, new life has now begun, Incomparable perception, upon the highest heights, Of golden fields and new … Continue reading

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