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HOLIDAY ROAD TRIPS

When our family moved from Wisconsin to Minnesota, I had no idea what a project it would be to make those holiday trips back home.  We had a small car packed with a playpen for our toddler; our meager homemade … Continue reading

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LIFE GIVING WATER

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’s sustainment, Lapping up the refreshing, renewing, thirst quenching provision … Continue reading

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TIME PASSAGES

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The vitality of an extended summer, leads to the reality of winter’s coming, Waters take on a different cast as the chilled air reaches from the abyss below, Magnificent sunrises and … Continue reading

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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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