Tag Archives: holy spirit

HOW SHOULD I PRAY?

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When troubles come and crush us deep, They torture us so we can’t sleep, Our voices close, our lips are sealed, The words don’t come from hearts revealed.   Why is … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Churning, Swirling, Pulsated by the turbulence, of energy, The long, leaf lavished limbs Undulate, under the  rhythm,, Of God’s breath, Up and down, here and there, tossing, stirring, His inspiration comes … Continue reading

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TAKE & EAT, TAKE & DRINK

Yesterday our only granddaughter was confirmed in her baptismal faith.  This was an especially wonderful day for us as her grandparents.  In this same church, shortly after her birth, she was baptized.  In this past year, she was instructed in … Continue reading

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INCONSUMABLE FIRE

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Like a whirlwind, Cutting a path in its wake, A fire that rested, On those who would serve, Inconsumable fire, Like the burning bush, On Mt. Sinai. The Holy Spirit, Part of … Continue reading

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CONFIRMATION DAY

Today is a special day in the church year.  We celebrate the day when the disciples became filled with the Holy Spirit and began their task of taking God’s wonderful news to the world – Pentecost Sunday.  Today is also … Continue reading

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WHY BRING YOUR KIDS TO CHURCH?

When my children were very young, I used to ask myself this question every Sunday.  I know I was underestimating the power of the Holy Spirit, but I wasn’t feeling it, as I toted one child after the other out … Continue reading

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HELP ME TO PRAY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Why is it when we come in prayer We just don’t have the words to share? The struggles still continue on, Our hopes diminish and are gone. We lift our voices, … Continue reading

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THIRST QUENCHING

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Root bound and parched, replenished only by the restorative power of water, Each tendril pushing –  burrowing into the  coolness of life sustainment, Lapping up the refreshing, renewing, thirst quenching provision … Continue reading

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THIS LIGHT OF MINE

Yesterday we celebrated Pentecost Sunday – a day where the Holy Spirit made one of His miraculous appearances in a very dramatic way.  As the words to hymn and special music were sung, I could almost imagine what happened on that … Continue reading

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PRAY

Romans 8:26 …. “We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.” My prayer list seems to get longer every day. The words of the above passage … Continue reading

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