Tag Archives: Salvation

IN THE BEGINNING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER It was part of a bigger plan than anyone could imagine, It had to come from God alone, for pure hearts to be examined, He sent His Son to pay the price, … Continue reading

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HALLMARK LOVE

I must admit, I sneak a peek at them now and then, but I don’t feel I’m hooked.  However in thinking about the singular theme that weaves through these predictable stories, there is a direct link to the fairy tales … Continue reading

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WINTER IS ON ITS WAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun trickles through still slightly skeletal branches, giving way to glistening dew drops and a fantastic diamond like glow.  It rises to full height and dispenses all its light and beauty … Continue reading

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SPOOKY TIME OF THE YEAR

I just finished stage managing “Sleepy Hollow, the Musical.”  The title itself gives way to things that go bump in the night, yet there is the relief of turning this scary tale into a fun filled musical.  Halloween happens this … Continue reading

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A FUNNY BIRD, THE PELICAN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Clouds go dancing through the sky – painted for our pleasure, Elephants and angels fly – on canvas without measure, The great expanse can turn to dust – its face will fill … Continue reading

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A MAN OF GOD

Originally posted 2/21/17 We all remember the Bible stories about David and his rise to power. As a young teenager, he killed the great giant, Goliath, with a single stone and slingshot. He had many occasions to take the life … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE YOU WORTH?

When we grow old, some of our self-worth diminishes right along with our ability to get up each day. Somewhere during middle age we become so busy  taking care of our family and building a life, we tend to forget … Continue reading

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IN THIS WORLD

It’s Monday again.  Time to start over – again.  Time to look back at the week gone by and make changes in the days to come.  Our world is filled with angst, hatred, fear and anxiety.  How can we endure … Continue reading

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ONE MORE ANGEL IN HEAVEN

About a year ago, a few of us ladies from church decided to get together socially once a week.  We’ve grown from a small group of three to a total of about 8 depending on who is available.  We usually … Continue reading

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ALELLUIA, HE IS RISEN!

The cross becomes a distant memory. Was it worth it? There was no greater sacrifice. Our holy God took on human flesh, lived a perfect life, was hailed by many and scorned by more. He took our place and carried … Continue reading

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ON CALVARY’S HOLY MOUNTAIN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Three trees stood firmly planted upon a mountain high, They served as guarding sentries and reached up to the sky, When time was ripe and days drew near, God needed every one, … Continue reading

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SHE ROSE AND SERVED HIM

READ MATTHEW 8:14-15 Jesus had chosen Peter to be His first disciple and obviously had a special connection with him.  So much so, that He often ate with Peter and his family.  Yes, Peter was a married man and still he … Continue reading

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LIVING WATER

Read John 4:1-30 It had been a tiring day.  Jesus was thirsty and as His disciples went to town to get food, he sat by the well.  A woman from Samaria came to draw water.  She was alone.  Usually women … Continue reading

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AGING ENLIGHTENED

The Age of Enlightenment was a time in history between 1700-1800.  It was a time when the world was changing drastically.  Some considered it a time of enlightenment and philosophy.  In our own nation, big changes were occurring.  Immigrants in … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – INSTALLMENT NINE – CONCLUSION

When I started this series, I was doing so from the point of view of an actor developing a character. In order to bring a character to life, we need to know their history, their lineage, their lifestyle, friends, personality … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLE TRUTH

The simplicity of the Gospel often boggles the mind.  We are expected to believe something extraordinary – inconceivable – impossible.  We delude ourselves into thinking there has to be more to it than just a childlike faith, but the truth … Continue reading

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WHAT IFS …

  Wouldn’t it be nice if we could simply erase the events of the past? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if Mondays indicated a new start – a fresh beginning? If all the world could take one minute, one second to … Continue reading

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WORTH THE WAIT

“And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.” Luke 2:7 He was just an ordinary little boy, with … Continue reading

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WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE

Elizabeth was no spring chicken. In fact she was well beyond menopause and her prayer for a child had never been answered – a stigma for women of her time. She probably had given up.  When given the news that she would bear … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL – PART II

The second ghost to appear to Scrooge, is the Ghost of Christmas Present.  He’s dressed in green, fur lined robes and a candle lit crown of holly and ivy rests on his head.  His purpose is to further point out the … Continue reading

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