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MONDAY PRAYER

Lord, I ask that you become the center of my life. You give me a reason to get up every day. You motivate me in all my comings and goings. You lift and encourage me when I feel I can’t … Continue reading

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NO SMALL PARTS

Where do you fit in to the scheme of things? I always tell my young performers that each of them is an important piece of the story we’re trying to portray – without their participation, the story is incomplete, no … Continue reading

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THIS IS YOUR TIME

At the beginning of February of this year, we undertook the task of creating theatre with young people.  The auditions produced sweet faces, high energy and excitement.  You could feel it in the air. These delightful little Thespians pushed forward, … Continue reading

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A FORTRESS UNENDING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   A fortress carved from stone, stands rigidly against raging waters, A refuge from the relentless waves threatening to intrude, God alone has created that place, Cut through the massive rock with His … Continue reading

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CRUSHED BUT NOT WITHOUT HOPE

Ezekiel 37:11-14 “Then he said to me: “Son of man, these bones are the people of Israel. They say, ‘Our bones are dried up and our hope is gone; we are cut off.’  Therefore prophesy and say to them: ‘This is … Continue reading

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EBONY & IVORY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In the heart of the forest, what is it you see, The death of the brush and the loss of a tree, They die for a while, and restored once again, Spring pushes each bud, … 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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GOALS

Mondays are great for setting new goals, fulfilling old ones and just starting over.  Maybe you failed at that diet you promised to stay on last week – try again.  I’ve tried this for 75 years and it still doesn’t work.  You … Continue reading

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BEST SELLER

Over thirty years ago, I wrote a play for my high school drama team.  I’d written before, but never a full length play.  The necessity for me to write was because the material out there for young teens was not consistent … Continue reading

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WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS – LAUGH!

There’s nothing like nose and glasses to make me chuckle.   In fact I once drove through a fast food drive through, wearing a pair. Of course a rubber chicken can also gets the same reaction.  I’m a born laugher.  My … Continue reading

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THE DISCIPLINE OF WRITING

“Writing is the painting of the voice.”  Voltaire What does it take to be a writer?  No it isn’t the flashiest computer money can buy.  It has little to do with your opinion.  It’s really nothing more than a discipline.  So, … Continue reading

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HELP FOR THE BROKEN HEARTED

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 7/9/14 A heart that’s been broken can only be mended by the One who created it. When we stumble through life with no direction, the One who knows us inside and out is there to guide … Continue reading

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BLOGGING

Those of us who strive to put out a daily blog may find it difficult to create something new and exciting.  We search the internet for trending news, popular topics, current events and many of us go to the manual … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN THE STORM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Painted yesterday at the Round Barn in Andover, MN When I grow weary from the weight of life, When every step becomes a heavy strife, There’s no relief, no respite for my load, The path … Continue reading

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MULTI-TASKING?

It has come to my attention that I no longer possess the ability to multi-task.  Gone are the days when I could sew up to 50 costumes in a week, write a play or two, teach a class, plan meals … Continue reading

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THOUGH DEVILS ALL THE WORLD SHOULD FILL

“I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children begging for bread.  He is ever lending generously and his children become a blessing.”  Psalm 37:25-26 Living as long as I … Continue reading

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BEAUTY IN UNLIKELY PLACES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A swampy mass of algae filled water, Crusted with swarming gnats and flies, Deemed a place to avoid, Yet within the muck and slime, A plethora of lily pads abounds, Reaching the … Continue reading

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THE OLD GREY MARE…

I hope I look as dignified as this old, grey, mare.  After a long rest, I’ve decided it’s time to get back in the saddle again.  My last physical indicated that I’m in pretty good health for an old lady, … Continue reading

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DO OVER DAYS

I started last week with great enthusiasm.  I got out my garden tools and set about the task of pruning some dead branches.  In my enthusiasm, I pulled one back that had no intention of leaving its home, so it … Continue reading

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YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS …

“You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ‘em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don’t.”  Harper Lee Most of … Continue reading

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