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LIVING WATER

He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss. He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago, He for my sins did pay, so freedom I would … Continue reading

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ROAD TO PARADISE

Proverbs 4:18-19   “The path of the righteous is like the morning sun,    shining ever brighter till the full light of day.But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness”    they do not know what makes them stumble.” From darkest places we … Continue reading

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PERSPECTIVE

How we look at life will determine our perspective. We can’t always do that on our own. We need God at our side through every aspect of our living. When we walk with Him, we never walk alone. Our lives … Continue reading

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THERE’S NOT ANOTHER YOU

Too often we expect the most from ourselves. We try to be like everyone else – to fit in – be part of the crowd – support issues that are popular – wear the right clothes – follow a pattern … Continue reading

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TGIMITAW – THANK GOD I MADE IT THROUGH ANOTHER WEEK!

In my younger days the thought of Friday always conjured ideas of having some time for fun, relaxation and spontaneous activity. In other words, I had two days of time when I could sleep late if I wanted to, not … Continue reading

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ONE OF A KIND

One thing I’ve learned since I semi-retired a few years ago, is that I wasted a whole lot of time worrying about the small stuff. When you’re in the process of beginning adulthood and being responsible for others, you sometimes … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PURPOSE

OK, maybe you really aren’t into muscle bound firemen or knitting, but you are growing older every day and there should be a purpose for all of it. Every event in our lives has led us to this point. All … Continue reading

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TIME STANDING STILL

Paul is currently teaching a virtual class on painting a still life. By making a grouping of random items, he shows how light bounces from one item to the other and creates shadows while picking up colors from each other. … Continue reading

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RENEWED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The seasons of life are just seven, yet sometimes they last even more, Our destination is heaven, but think of what’s gone before, Each chapter is full, each page covered too, The people that … Continue reading

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IF WALLS COULD TALK

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A stately home with walls of brick – three chimneys reaching high, Now stands alone and boarded up – the flames of hope have died, There is no sign of life today, the … Continue reading

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ODE TO AGING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The years of more than seventy five, have drifted quickly by, I’ve shuffled on this rugged orb, I’ve laughed a lot and cried, Fell hopelessly in love one day, the true love … Continue reading

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REPLENISHED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & 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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SEEDS OF GOLD

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© As rain fills the sky and large droplets invade the dark spaces of the earth, As moistures is sucked into waiting soil and refreshes as it brings life, As dreams of new growth and … Continue reading

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WORLD TRAVELER

A little over a year ago, my grandson began an adventure of a lifetime.  After graduating from college, he made the decision to take a year to travel to South Korea and work as an English teacher.  The choice was … Continue reading

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THOU SHALT NOT KILL

THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT You shall not kill. When I learned this commandment at an young age I thought –  here’s one I can keep. A lot of folks think that way.  The average Joe doesn’t go around slaying people.  What … 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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GIVING IN TO CLOSED CAPTIONING

  I am slowly losing my hearing.  With the high cost of hearing aids, I’ve been struggling along.  This disability can be a disadvantage to a happy marriage.  Having the television turned up so high forces the other partner into another room.  … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

I feel like I’m on my final journey.  This thing which I love to do has begun to consume me.  As time swiftly flies beyond me – as my days grow shorter –  as the need to make money is … Continue reading

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A WONDERFUL LIFE

One of my favorite traditions for the holiday season is to sit back with a bowl of popcorn and enjoy the movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”  It’s a story of the impact each of us has on the world as we … Continue reading

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LOONEY TOONS

  I remember Saturday mornings being a time of watching cartoons.  Occasionally, when there’s nothing on TV, I’ll tune in the Cartoon Network. In fact, on my wedding day, I spent the morning watching cartoons.   Maybe it was like saying … Continue reading

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