Tag Archives: Jesus

THIS OLD HOUSE

WATERCOLOR ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© A house is just a dwelling place, a place to sleep and eat, A set of rooms to roam about, to gather and to greet, Each filled with lath and plaster, with paint … Continue reading

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OLD HORSES

Aging is my topic for the week and to tell you the truth, the whole thing is getting me depressed. An old adage says, “They shoot old horses, don’t they?” As I searched for an image for this post, all … Continue reading

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GROWING OLD IS OVERRATED

“You know you’re old when someone compliments you on your alligator shoes, and you’re barefoot.” Phyllis Diller My weekly planner looks like I’ve become very popular lately. There’s an appointment for almost every day of the week, and my doc … Continue reading

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MY HIDING PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary, a place to run and hide, A place to lick the wounds … Continue reading

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FIRST RESPONSE OR LAST RESORT?

Worry seems to be part of our human nature. It’s interesting to me that animals don’t seem to carry that trait, and what a blessing for them. I mean, they have to find a warm place to sleep when it … Continue reading

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NOW I LAY ME, DOWN TO SLEEP . . .

When I was a child, I was taught to pray – Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep.  If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord, my soul to … Continue reading

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SOLITUDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In solitude we sometimes find ourselves – we need some time alone, A quiet place where life stands still – an instant safety zone, Where waters blue surround us, where peace is everywhere, … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT PRAYER

Prayer was important to Jesus. He would often escape to a quiet place to talk with His Father.  His time was limited, because of the big following He was gaining, but that didn’t stop Him.  The disciples saw their rabbi … Continue reading

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TALKING TO GOD

I had a cortisone shot yesterday. I’ve been nursing a bad knee and hip since I was released from the hospital in November 2022. I was only allowed a shot in the knee, because I have to make a separate … Continue reading

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PRAYER CLOSET

My maternal grandmother was a child in the late 1800s. She had a pioneer spirit. much like the matriarch, in the series {“1923”) Cara Dutton (played by Helen Mirren.) My grandma even had snow white hair which she braided into … Continue reading

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ENCHANTING LIGHT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER © A light streams through resistant clouds.  It brings a glimpse of heaven. As once in darkness bathed in shrouds, it’s filled with hope once given. The light came forth in darkness, so many … Continue reading

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PARENTING WITH THE THREE “R”S

I’m an old woman and still remember hearing the philosophy that the three “R”s were all we needed to learn in order to succeed as students. I think the person who came up with that concept needed some education on … Continue reading

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THESE KIDS TODAY

I’m certain I would never have been hailed as Mother of the Year during my tenure of raising three youngsters.  I made a ton of mistakes – mistakes I wish I could undo, but instead I just hide them away in … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – CONCLUSION

THE TIME WAS RIPE FOR A SAVIOR The Torah wasn’t being taught on a daily basis, as it should’ve been. Families were breaking apart. Religion had become geared to the hierarchy and the common folk felt they had nothing to fall … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – PROPHESY FULFILLED

Painting “Jesus and His Mother,” by Del Parson I love the above painting, because it shows so much more than a boy and His mother. The painting depicts his devotion to His family. Jesus wasn’t like any other child. He … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – FAMILY TREE

Recently, a family member on my husband’s side, took on the task of researching the beginnings of their family. There is currently a TV series, “1923, * which follows the lineage of the Dutton Family, from another TV series called, … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – HEALTH ISSUES

The average life span for the people living in Jesus’ time was between 30 and 35 years. Some made it into their 50s and if they were fortunate, they might even live as long as 80. We know that people suffered … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – DAILY LIFE

DAILY LIFE DURING THE TIME OF JESUS The sun slowly rises in the east, as women awake from their slumber to prepare for another day.  They meet at the well early in the morning to gather the daily supply of … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – INTRODUCTION

As an actor, playwright and author, it’s important for me to know many details about a character.  I like to know where they lived – what was happening in his world – what was the political climate – what does the … Continue reading

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BABY BOOK OF FIRSTS

All three of my children had baby books, with information about their size and weight – the color of their eyes and hair, or lack of it – the first smile – the gifts received and so forth. Mary probably … Continue reading

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