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TO THE ONE I LOVE

The touch of your hand, the power behind the hugs you give, The joy I receive when I see you smile and know you have peace, The feeling I get when you come home from a trip, The tears I … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

As children we learn about love from our parents.  As toddlers we start to experience love from others.  Once in school, we might become madly in love with our kindergarten teacher or the child in the next seat.  When we move into … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The art in this post doesn’t really have to do with love, but I love it.  Reminiscent of Northwest Coast art, and if you use your imagination, you can actually see … Continue reading

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SHARING A LIFETIME

We had our picture taken for the church directory this year and I happened upon this old one of us, circa 1965.  Look at the abundance of hair and youthful expression!  I think we both still hold some of that … Continue reading

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RUNAWAY

The air was cold and damp as Leonard Koppe and his nephew guided twelve women aboard their merchant’s wagon in the early morning hours of Holy Saturday.  This band of a dozen left the comfort of the convent to flee … Continue reading

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LOVE BIRDS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Two lives mingle into one, Of one mind, One spirit, One body, Tempted at times by distractions, Yet always returning to each other, God watches over these creatures, As He sustains … Continue reading

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GREAT HUSBAND

When I met this man, we were just kids of 15, starting our first year of high school.  We became great friends and by the time we were seniors, we decided we liked each other a lot more than just … Continue reading

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SPECIAL GIFTS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When you’re married to an artist, life is full of wonderful surprises.  I’ve forgotten the occasion, but many years ago, when income was meager and there was no room in the budget for … Continue reading

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PLANNING FOR CHILDREN

Generally we have children because it’s a way of sharing our love for each other and through that love, we’re giving love to these new little people who are inhabiting our lives. What they don’t tell you, when you become … Continue reading

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OUR LOVE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY AUL & KATHY BOECHER© We sat, just the two of us, looking out upon the still waters, You held my hand in yours with strength and love, Two bodies, yet one, We’ve grown together from … Continue reading

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ROAD WARRIORS

We arrived safely in Nashville, TN last evening after two days of pretty intensive driving.  I guess we now qualify as road warriors.  Each day seemed to be filled with clouds, which made it easier to travel, but those clouds … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIP!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty had a great fall, Instead of King’s horses and all of his men, He took a log road trip.  He’s not been seen again. Not exactly like the original, but my friend Julie got … Continue reading

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EVERLASTING LOVE

Most of us don’t go into a relationship thinking it’s simply temporary.  We think long term, from here to eternity, everlasting kind of love. The kind of love that never ends, because your love is special. But every relationship here … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – PETER’S MOTHER IN LAW

“And when Jesus entered Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever.”   Matthew 8:14 Jesus had chosen Peter to be His first disciple and obviously had a special connection with him – so much so, that He … Continue reading

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HOW DO I LOVE THEE?

When I was just a girl of seventeen, I received a valentine from a young man who had been a best friend since beginning high school. It included a handwritten version of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s famous love sonnet.  At the … Continue reading

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THE MAN I LOVE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© I’ve known him almost my whole life and still there’s much to learn, We’ve grown up through our many years, but still our love does burn, We’ve shared in disappointments, in troubles … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE MAN I LOVE

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk,” was stated by one of America’s greatest inventors. He was a stately man, who wasn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves and dig into solving various kinds of … Continue reading

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FUNNY (?) NEWS

From USA Today – Gayle McCormick, a 73-year-old retired prison guard in Washington state who describes herself as a “Democrat leaning toward socialist,” says she decided to end her marriage of 22 years after her husband announced at a lunch … Continue reading

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WHAT IS LOVE?

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The art in this post doesn’t really have to do with love, but I love it.  Reminiscent of Northwest Coast art, and if you use your imagination, you can actually see … Continue reading

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HONORED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This little rock may seem obscured By brilliant sun and constant holding, And yet its message has endured, Of love and care enfolding,   It may seem silly to hang so … Continue reading

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