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How many times have we heard that question?  Are we there yet? I recall many family vacations in which that phrase wore on my brain.  The constant gnawing of, “are we there yet,” was like the swingng pendulum from Edgar … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   If God can touch a single tree and nourish every seed, If He can fill the land with flowers and satisfy each need, If He can turn the leaves to … Continue reading

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I believe the picture says it all.  These young shepherds show how antsy little boys get when they have to wait.  The story of the shepherds that were in their fields at the time of the Savior’s birth had heard … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER This morning, John, the eclectic contrarian, spoke about television as being an idol in today’s society.  It made me think of the ancients and their idols.  I’m posting a few of the … Continue reading

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In preparing to write my post for the day, I’ve spent the last hour fighting with my computer.  I sometimes believe the devil resides within this communication icon.  It was only an hour before I lost my patience. Our patience in … Continue reading

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I suffer from asthma and many other breathing disorders.  As my life progresses, each breath I take becomes harder. I find myself getting short of breath after just a small amount of exertion.  When I need to use my inhaler … Continue reading

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Since it’s throw back Thursday, I’m digging into the archives to bring you today’s post on patience. Even though we think we’ve got things covered, patience is not always easy.  As we face difficulties, hope for a better future, try … Continue reading

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A rerun from 12/10/14 about yet another Christmas Pageant. I’m one of those old dogs who is constantly learning.  I’ve spent much of my time on earth learning to be patient, but I never seem to get it. I had another lesson … Continue reading

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ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© I love these magnificent, showy flowers – The hydrangea, Colored pink, mauve, deep indigo and a blend of all, This year I’ve had back luck with these blooms, Late in the season I discovered … Continue reading

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A morning mist engulfs the lake, the air is fresh and clean. You pull the anchor and set out, to waters so serene, The sputter of the motor spits, encroaching other sounds, That lead to the old fishing hole, where … Continue reading

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  I’m reminded of Charles Schultz and his character Lucy. Her definition of team work went something like this, “These five fingers, individually they’re nothing but when I curl them together like this into a single unit, they form a … Continue reading

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(Photo of my little pirates last year.) Working with children has blessed me, but there are times when I wondered if anything got through to those little ones.  Teaching drama to K-4 children each week was a challenge  The chaos, the after school … Continue reading

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ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© This painting is now living in the home of a good friend Waiting patiently to see what nature has in store for us in our new “old” house.  Since we moved in October, we only … Continue reading

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From now until December 31st, we will be inundated with the year in review.  If you believe everything in the media, these news tidbits (fake or true) will be enough of a downer for anyone.  We’ll be more than ready … Continue reading

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My mother was a part of the Greatest Generation – those who held tightly to their spiritual beliefs, weren’t afraid to go to war to defend their country or to stay at home and work for the war effort – people … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Shepherds fending off their sleep, while they tended all their sheep. Suddenly were startled by the hosts of angels in the sky. “Do not fear,” was said to them – “We bring good news and … Continue reading

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Life is difficult and getting worse every day.  You tune in to the morning news and it’s clogged with information about sit ins, protests, murders, looting, hatred.  Once in a blue moon there will be one of those feel good stories, … Continue reading

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I have been blocked by the WordPress reader. Normally I wouldn’t be upset by this and it’s probably a good thing because so much is going on in my life right now?  I’ve been in touch with the “engineers” for … Continue reading

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Originally posted 1/23/15 When you consider having a family, be prepared for tons of frustrations –  giving up the things you enjoy doing for yourself – keeping one eye opened while you sleep – never getting the laundry done – a sink full … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER After a long winter, we yearn for the warmth of summer.  In summer we long for the cool of winter.  When we wait patiently, everything comes in its due time.  Be patient and wait … Continue reading

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