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MOTHERS WHO INFLUENCED MY LIFE

She entered my life just after I turned five – a most traumatic experience for one of the most spoiled children in the world. After all, I was the first grandchild on both sides of the family tree.  I had … Continue reading

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MOTHERS WHO INFLUENCED MY LIFE

My mother’s mom was the wife of a farmer. I knew she had dreams of a big city life and whenever she had the chance she showed her ability to make people laughy with her entertaining antics. She was a … Continue reading

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MISS YOU, MOM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The vision of your loveliness is etched within my heart, My memories imprinted there, I don’t know where to start, I know that I was loved by you, with an unending love, … Continue reading

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ALWAYS A MOTHER

  Yesterday, my friend Lynn Abbott at inkandimage sent me a comment that inspired me to write this post today. When we think of mothers, we tend to visualize women with small children – struggling to get through sleepless nights, no time for themselves, laundry … Continue reading

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THE INNER WORKINGS OF A MOM

Maybe it’s something to do with my past or my fear of failure that’s driven me to be a worrier.  Maybe it’s something common only to women – especially when they become mothers.  Maybe it’s a combination of both these … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU STACK UP?

Having just returned from our grandson’s graduation celebration, we were happy to discover he already has a “job.”  It’s just a taste of what he will do in his lifetime, but nonetheless he will be learning some great skills and gaining … Continue reading

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EVEN WHEN I’M OLD AND GREY

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©  “God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.  Now also when I am old and grey headed, O God, forsake me not; until … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Ospreys new family, painted en plein air, acrylic on canvas.   Two lonely hearts once met and on that meeting found, That God already knew that life would soon abound, The two … Continue reading

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AM I A SECOND GUESSER?

Yesterday Brandon Adams at https://brandonjadams.com, wrote a great post about mothers that prompted me to respond.  My motherhood journey was much like the one he spoke about in “To The Mother Who Second Guesses Herself.” It seems from the day … Continue reading

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MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER

This post was originally posted in July of 2015, but I feel I need to include this amazing woman in my tribute to mothers.  She lived long enough to hold my firstborn in her arms.  What a blessing she was. … Continue reading

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SAD MOTHER’S DAY?

Soon we’ll be observing a day honoring mothers.  Let’s not forget those who have lost children and pray that this day will also honor them for their gift of life.  These are the ones who don’t find much joy in … Continue reading

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MY MOTHER IN LAW

My mother-in-law was a very classy lady, who dressed perfectly, with hat, gloves and all the proper accessories.  She was soft spoken, an excellent partner to her husband, a great cook, a wonderful mom.  I wanted to emulate her, because she … Continue reading

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A DAY LATE

I didn’t get my usual daily posting done yesterday, because I was being pampered and spoiled by my family. I really believe we should celebrate mothers every day, so for all moms out there, this post is for you. For most … Continue reading

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SUMMER DAZE

Painted Plein Air at Elm Creek Park – 2 on the easel, by Paul T. Boecher© The chatter and noise of children at play, Summer breeze of relief from the sun’s burning ray, Red Umbrellas and blue shade a sweat covered brow, Things to … Continue reading

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I LOVE YOU, MOM

   My mom was my hero.  I gave her a run for her money and probably was the cause of her prematurely greying hair, but that didn’t deter her from taking anything she faced in life.  She didn’t hesitate to … Continue reading

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STEEL MAGNOLIAS

Soon we’ll celebrate Mothers Day and being with my sister for the last couple days has given me evidence of how important my own mom was to us.  I can see her in my sister’s beauty, her strong work ethic, … Continue reading

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A WOMAN THAT FEARS THE LORD

Her children rise up and call her blessed;    her husband also, and he praises her:  Proverbs 31:28 My mother, like most, was an amazing woman.  She always saw the best in both of her children.  She was a beautiful woman and … Continue reading

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FAITHFUL, LOVING, CARING, GIVING, UNSELFISH, DISCIPLINARIAN, ENCOURAGER & BRAVE – MOM!

y There are many moms who don’t find much to celebrate on this holiday – those who keep the home fires burning while their husbands are serving their country in far off places; moms who raise their families while dad’s … Continue reading

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Motherhood Reality

This time of year there are many platitudes floating around regarding motherhood and the fact that these wonderful people should be exalted to a pedestal. Being a mom is a life-changing, life-lasting and life-giving experience. It doesn’t end with the … Continue reading

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