Tag Archives: New Year

LOOKING FORWARD, NOT BACK

What is your destiny?  Do you every wonder what God has in mind for you?  You know he has a plan for your life, but could He possibly clue you in on it?  I’m at an age where there are … Continue reading

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AULD LANG SYNE

“Old long ago” is the literal meaning of this phrase which usually shows up once a year. We hear it sung as a huge crystal ball is lowered in Times Square.  The title could be loosely interpreted as “in days gone … Continue reading

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DON’T WORRY ABOUT TOMORROW

 “Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? … Continue reading

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INTO THE LIGHT

Through the cobwebs of existence – through the darkness of our strife – Through the dankness of our witness, through the wickedness of life, Through the deepest, darkest. pits of hell and the helplessness we feel, Comes a single beam … Continue reading

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END OF YEAR – FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Today’s post is a rerun from 2013. Almost 9 years ago the word tolerance was becoming somewhat of a buzz word. I wonder when apathy with follow or has it done so already? Tolerance – The dictionary defines the word … Continue reading

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THE END OF THE STORY

 “Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It’s the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill It’s getting to be that time of the year again – time for us to make those New Year’s Resolutions that we’ll most … Continue reading

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IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO SET NEW GOALS

We’re coming to the end of another year and its easy for us to wish to clean the slate and start over. As we get older in years, it becomes harder and harder to set new goals and follow unfulfilled … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR WISDOM

This re-post has become a mainstay to my New Year’s wishes for you.  Hope you enjoy and have a blessed New Year. Through the cobwebs of existence – through the darkness of our strife – Through the dankness of our … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

Opening up a new year like a gift from one now passed.Searching for solutions for mistakes that have been cast.Trying hard to change the errors we have skewed.Looking up with hope again. Our lives will be renewed. We try – … Continue reading

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WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES . . .

Well it’s almost over – 2020 that is. We’re almost elated at the thought of saying goodbye to this year. It was like none other than most of us have experienced in our lifetime – filled with anxiety, fear, depression, … Continue reading

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THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT

Shakespeare said it first. Steinbeck followed with a book with the title. I kind of like the quote above, because it describes me. When I’ve gone through a time of trial, the best thing for me is to forget about … Continue reading

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THE AUTHOR OF OUR DESTINY

A writer knows that every story consists of a beginning, a middle and an end.  There’s conflict throughout as the protagonist tries to overcome the antagonist to reach his goal.  In the midst of the story are various characters, who … Continue reading

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MY YEAR IN REVIEW

As I look back at the year 2017, I do so with wild anticipation for a new one. Actually the past year was filled with far more blessings than problems, yet the fact of growing older has no genuine amount … Continue reading

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SECOND CHANCE, AGAIN!

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.  And to make an end is to make a beginning.”  T.S. Eliot “The more we let God take us over, the more truly ourselves … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BACK

We’re quickly approaching the end of another year. It’s time to pack up everything that happened in 2017 and add it to annals of history, but is it really a good idea to simply look ahead?  We can learn much … Continue reading

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MY LIFE – THE SEQUEL

“Last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.”  T.S. Eliot Several years ago I wrote an autobiography called, “Stages – a Memoir.”  The book was written mainly for my family as a record of my … Continue reading

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WHERE EAGLES SOAR

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The year drags to an end, bringing with it a load of baggage, Times filled with angst, depression and frustration, But those things are all easily consumed by the Creator of the universe, … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONARY RESOLUTION

Someone once made the following New Year’s resolution – “This year I will gain a big checkbook and lose a lot of weight. I just hope I don’t mix them up again.” How true this is, especially in my case. … Continue reading

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SILENCE

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A memory from this past year, A safe harbor filled with sailing vessels, Masts empty, Anchored, Resting, Only the sound of an infrequent wave, Splashing against each moored craft, If we could only be … Continue reading

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NO PLACE TO HIDE

As a performer, I have had to assume many characters.  In so doing, I’m hiding my real identity behind a mask for a time and can be judged for the part I play rather than the person I really am.  … Continue reading

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