Tag Archives: Salvation

THE WONDER OF THE SEASON

This is the beginning of the holiday season. On December 10, the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah will start. The Christian season of Advent begins today. Both of these seasons involve light. The Menorah is lit, the Christmas lights decorate our … Continue reading

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KITCHEN CENTERPIECE

As I think back to times that warm my heart, I can’t help but remember the old cast iron stove that was the centerpiece of my grandparent’s kitchen. That huge conservator of heat kept the house warm – listened to … Continue reading

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AN EXTENDED WILDERNESS?

February 26, 2020 was the beginning of our walk through Lent – a trail that would traverse over a mountainous wasteland – a time to re-evaluate our lives and focus on what God has so richly blessed us with.  His … Continue reading

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THE OLD FEED MILL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© It stands like a sentry, so tall and so bold, It’s worn out by time and is now growing old, But still it stands faithful to those that it serves, Tradition from … Continue reading

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LAMB OF GOD

A lamb goes uncomplaining to its death.  The pure, free from blemish sacrifice would atone for the sins of man.  Today blood sacrifices are unnecessary because the true Lamb of God, Jesus, came to take our place – to be … Continue reading

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ZACCHAEUS WAS A WEE, LITTLE MAN

He was the chief tax collector of Jericho. He was also a descendant of Abraham. His own people despised him because tax collectors were considered corrupt as well as traitors to their own people. Zacchaeus was also short – very … Continue reading

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GIVE THANKS FOR YOUR LIFE

There’s so much meat in the New Testament for the new Christian, but lots of side dishes for the old one too. The Apostle, Paul was a man seeped in the Old Testament and the laws and traditions of the … Continue reading

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HE’S ALWAYS THERE

We go through life with goals that seem insurmountable, only to find we’ve already obtained them. We look at what our friends, neighbors or co-workers have and covetousness might fill our hearts. We sometimes desire that which is way beyond … Continue reading

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LIFE IS JUST A BREATH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER   My life on this planet is merely a breath, There isn’t enough time it seems, No work that I do here will help me face death, The love of the Christ … Continue reading

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LUKE 16 THE REALITY OF HEAVEN & HELL

It seems that society has not only lost sight of sin in our every day lives, but also the fact there will be consequences for our actions when we pass from life to death.  Many believe that the philosophy of … Continue reading

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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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