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A WRETCH LIKE ME

To say the least, Job had to go through hell in order to find heaven.  He was consistent in his faith, but he had his moments –  just as we would under less circumstances. We worry and fret over things … Continue reading

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I WON’T GROW UP!

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” C. S. Lewis Like Peter Pan, I’ve often thought of myself as the proverbial child.  The thought of growing old was never appealing. Doing childish things wasn’t … Continue reading

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OUT OF THIS WORLD

Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world.”  John … Continue reading

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MUTED

Colors subdued, perfunctory, underwhelmed, Yet in the palette of unimportant hues, We are held captive to the beauty, Our lives can be ordinary, uneventful, mundane, But still the array of light, shadows, darkness and aloneness, We can be held captive … Continue reading

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LIFE IN A FUNERAL HOME

I would love to be able to include a photograph of the house where my husband spent his growing up years.  It was a typical house of seven gables – a mansion of sorts – within a decaying neighborhood.  During … Continue reading

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ALONE

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gentle waves lap up against the base of this bastion, It seems to be going nowhere – stalled, Sun blazes down, Creating reflections of a past life, A life filled with good … Continue reading

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L’CHAIM

Today I’m blessed to have survived 75 years of life.  As many of you know, I am at an age where many of my friends are already in heaven or are facing the near possibility.  For some reason, God has … Continue reading

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PAINTING EN PLEIN AIR

I’m married to an artist.  He often has to search for a pair of pants that hasn’t been tainted with oil or acrylic paints.  Sometimes shirts are as difficult to selvedge.  Still, I’m particularly fond of this artist. When he was set … Continue reading

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FAILURE FACE

I’ve always had a special place in my heart for Charlie Brown.  He is the ultimate failure – according to Lucy, who of course knows everything.  The reason I like Charlie so much is that he reminds me of me.  … Continue reading

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WHAT’S LIES AHEAD?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The art I’m showing today was an integral part of the play, “Alice In Wonderland” which my children’s theater performed a couple years ago. The set was created by my talented husband … Continue reading

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