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IT IS FINISHED!

The sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was torn down the middle. Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. Luke 23:45-46 At the moment that our Savior spoke His last words … Continue reading

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I SMILE BECAUSE I’M HAPPY!

The photo I’ve chosen today is representaive of what’s going on in my life right now. It shows that joy can’t be hidden, even if the result is difficult for some to look at. You can’t stop joy from overflowing, … Continue reading

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BLOOD OF THE LAMB

Pools of crimson stain the streets. People running, Hiding, covering themselves and those around them. Fear surrounds, then pain, followed by anger and rage. Faces and heads shrouded in black, too cowardly to show themselves. Thoughts of waging a righteous … 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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A PLACE FOR ME

The bridge looks over a seething scene of poverty and loss, Though filled with much there is no hope for life at any cost, The desperate soul seeks recompense and tries to make amends, But there is nothing good enough … Continue reading

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GENERATION REDEEMED

It seems every generation has been tagged with some sort of nickname. For example; the roaring 20s, the dirty 30s, the swinging 60s and the disco 70s. Other terms are also associated with each age; such as the Greatest Generation, … Continue reading

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OUR REDEMPTION IS FREE

We’ve all been slaves to something or other in this life.  The greatest burden we carry is is our long list of wrong doings towards others.  There is nothing that strips us of our freedom more than forgetting what the … Continue reading

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SILVER & GOLD

My maternal grandmother was the wife of a farmer; a woman with a true pioneer spirit. She often shared memories of her childhood in Montana, gathering buffalo chips to build a fire. When she grew older and married a farmer, … Continue reading

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UNDER TONES

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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WAS IT WORTH THE COST?

A large crowd had gathered in the little town of Bethany. Only a few days earlier the man named Lazarus had been returned to life by the Rabbi, Jesus. Everyone was talking about it and wanted to see the man … Continue reading

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THE STORY CONTINUES

During the season of Advent, I attempted to fulfill a 24 day study of the book of Luke. There are 24 chapters in this telling of the greatest story ever told.  Unfortunately on the 22nd day, I became ill and … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES GOD SEE?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within my reflection just what do I see? The confident woman I wish I could be, But deep down inside of my sin stricken soul, I still feel defeated and not totally … Continue reading

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MIRACULOUS BIRTH

How could it be that God would send His own Son in the flesh to save the world from the captivity of sin? How can it possibly be true that a little child, born in complete poverty, with no royal … Continue reading

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KATHYMARK CHRISTMAS STORIES

There has been a huge flurry of Hallmark Christmas movies playing on the network of the same name since July.  Talk about gearing up for the holiday in advance.  A few years ago, I chose to look at some of … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T HIDE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A road can lead to nowhere as we travel through this life, Our minds submit to evil, our hearts endure much strife, But when we follow Jesus, the road is always clear, … Continue reading

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DON’T RUN AWAY

You’re born into an ordinary life to people of little means. You’ve barely gotten to know your mother’s face when she’s forced to give you up in order to save you from persecution and death.Your life changes drastically as you’re … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

Last week my  writing journey took a brief hiatus.  I guess it all started the week before, when Minnesota was hit with one last (I hope) snow storm.   There I sat again, in a pile of snow and ice, struggling … Continue reading

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HE LEADETH ME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You never cease to hold me in Your strong and mighty hand, You calm and gently guide when I so blatantly demand, You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me … Continue reading

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AM I A DOUBTING THOMAS?

I have a confession to make.  There are times when my faith is overtaken by doubt.  I know that kind of thinking shouldn’t come out of the mouth of a staunch Christian.  The truth is, doubt has been a weakness … Continue reading

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TWO TREES

Revelation 22:14 – Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In the … Continue reading

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