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THE INNER VOICES

All you want is relief, but pain is usually just a signal that something needs attention.  If your muscles are sore, you rest.  If your energy level is low, you eat better.  If your heart is aching over a lost love … Continue reading

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WISDOM

” The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.”  Proverbs 9:10 Dear, Lord, You know all things.  Nothing is hidden from you. You are the only consistent in our lives.  I … Continue reading

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MONDAY PRAYER

Good morning, Heavenly Father.  I just want to thank you for getting me through the past week.  There were some surprises along the way – both good and bad, but you’ve taught me to accept these things and know that you’re … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR THE OBVIOUS

Several years ago, when the circus came to town, I was hired as a dialect coach.  The fabulous Cirque Du Soleil had come to Minneapolis.  You may wonder why they’d need a dialect coach.  This circus is known for its … Continue reading

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MY PRAYER FOR TODAY

Each day is a new beginning, Lord, and still I often feel things are out of control. I’ve been praying for the same thing for so long and don’t get answers. Maybe I’ve received them, but they aren’t yet clear. … Continue reading

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BLOWING IN THE WIND

We have yet to be able to control the weather.  We can predict when a storm will come, but altering the course of the natural world is beyond our comprehension.  As with all things we don’t understand,  it somehow becomes part of “Mother … Continue reading

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CONVERSATION WITH GOD

Dear, Lord, It’s been a while since I’ve had a long conversation with you.  So often life gets in the way of my prayer life, which is no excuse.  I have my daily chats with you, when I’m concerned for … Continue reading

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ARE YOU THERE, GOD!

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does … Continue reading

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GROANING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHERy©in prayer. I put away my selfish thoughts and ask that you be there – My words cannot express my needs, but I know you understand. With groans that I can’t comprehend, you help … 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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PRAYERS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Why is it when we come in prayer We just don’t have the words to share? The struggles still continue on, Our hopes diminish and are gone. We lift our voices, … Continue reading

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PRAY FOR OUR CHILDREN

I’ve been a child myself, so I know what it’s like.  I’ve raised three of them, with the help of God and my husband.  I’ve had the joy of watching my three grandchildren become wonderful young adults and followers of God.  … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES IT TAKES A WHILE

My husband is truly a prayer warrior and has been a great example for me.  He’s always turned to God in thanksgiving, praise and times of pain and need.  He’s also the kind of guy who wants everyone else to … Continue reading

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INSIDE LOOKING OUT

ORIGINAL WOOD SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When answers to questions are hard to find, We struggle within and our minds go blind, We try as we will to figure it out, We fret and we worry, we … Continue reading

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WHAT REMAINS?

Within the last few weeks our country has been devastated with deadly hurricanes, flooding and fires.  All these natural disasters could make the average guy wonder what God is trying to tell us – if there is a God and … Continue reading

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HEAR OUR PRAYER

Dear, Heavenly, Father, You have encouraged us to come to you in prayer. No matter what the circumstances, your ears are always open to our words.  You are always available to comfort us and give us hope.  Even when the … Continue reading

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WHERE IS GOD?

Hurricanes, wildfires, flooding, deadly tornadoes, earthquakes are all part of God’s plan.  We often wonder where He is during massive destruction.  We wonder where He is during a terrorist attack, when innocent people are wiped off the face of the … Continue reading

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IS NECESSITY THE MOTHER OF INVENTION?

I wonder how Thomas Edison would’ve felt, had he given up just at the brink of discovery.  I wonder if Alexander Graham Bell ever dreamed that his telephone would some day lead to instant communication to anywhere in the world.  … Continue reading

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IF WE REPENT …

Then Job answered the Lord and said: “I know that you can do all things,     and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.  ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not … Continue reading

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HOW SHOULD I PRAY?

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When troubles come and crush us deep, They torture us so we can’t sleep, Our voices close, our lips are sealed, The words don’t come from hearts revealed.   Why is … Continue reading

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