Tag Archives: Salvation

INNER BEAUTY

The world is obsessed with beauty.  Billions of dollars are spent each day on makeup, youth restoring creams, cosmetic surgery, diet plans, working out, botox and cool sculpting.  They pump fluids into their wrinkles and suck fat out of unwanted … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO DOUBT

When Jesus rose from the dead on Easter morning, His body was restored and glorified.  Yet some scars of His suffering remained.  I’ve often wondered about that, but as is always the case, there was a reason for the remnants of … Continue reading

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THE SIGN OF THE CROSS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Across refreshing waters pure, the sign remains in place, The glorious cross of Jesus, transcends both time and space, Instrument of execution, stained with blood, sweat and tears, The sign of His … Continue reading

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PRINCE OF DARKNESS

The story of the Passion of Christ wouldn’t be complete without the antagonist – that ever present cad who was on the scene at the beginning of the creation of the world – the one who attempted to take away God’s … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His bruised and smitten body lay quiet in the grave, He gave His precious blood for me and all the world to save, There are no words to thank Him, to give love … Continue reading

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A NOT SO GREAT SHOWMAN

Having come from a long line of sociopaths, Herod Antipas relished in the shock and awe of his domain.  The more outlandish the behavior, the better. Like his father, Herod, the Great, he was much a chip off the old … Continue reading

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TOUCHED BY THE SON OF GOD

A little over a year ago, a friend of ours passed away.  We got a chance to get reacquainted for a short time before he died.  We had known this man from the first church we attended when we moved … Continue reading

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BURDENS CARRIED

Jesus’ beaten and wounded body was exhausted from continuous beatings.  His flesh was a mass of blood and torn flesh, along with the spit spewing from His accusers mouths. His trek along the via dolorosa included carrying the instrument of … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TIME?

When I was a young child, I remember seeing this picture and wondering about this young man, Jesus.  He was only a child, but had so much wisdom and knowledge to share with the elders of the church and the … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

PROSE BY KATHY BOECHER© His love is like none we have ever experienced, His love is beauty beyond our wildest dreams, His love is precious, merciful, compassionate, His love is given freely without question, His love doesn’t look at our past mistakes, He … Continue reading

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DOES GOING TO CHURCH SAVE YOU?

Many thin they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to compensate for the sins they commit … Continue reading

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A ROAD TO HELL?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The path is strewn with peril, there’s danger all around, A hydrothermal basin, steam rising from the ground, You walk with trepidation, yet something draws you in, The beauty that surrounds you, just covers … Continue reading

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WORKS OF ART

MY HUSBAND PAUL DOING A PLEIN AIR DEMONSTRATION IN THE PARK LAST SUMMER I’m blessed to be married to an artist.  I knew it way back in a high school art class. All the students were going to try three … Continue reading

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GETTING RID OF THE GARBAGE

One thing we think about as a new year arrives, is getting rid of some of our past baggage.  Even in a day, we accumulate a bunch of it.  We don’t just wake up, eat, take care of our personal needs and … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BACK

We’re quickly approaching the end of another year. It’s time to pack up everything that happened in 2017 and add it to annals of history, but is it really a good idea to simply look ahead?  We can learn much … Continue reading

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THE WAITING IS OVER

He was conceived by the Holy Spirit in the womb of a virgin.  This in itself is impossible to comprehend, yet Jesus did this, because of His great compassion for us.  He was there at the creation of the world.  … Continue reading

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O TANNENBAUM

  POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© In the Garden of Eden You planted two trees, with fruit so divine and sweet. One was given for eating, the other not so, but temptation the soul did defeat. Man had fallen from grandeur to deepest … Continue reading

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A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A frail man, not more than thirty, huddles in the corner of a freight car to keep himself warm.  He nibbles on the remnants of a discarded sandwich from the trash at the local … Continue reading

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CRYING OUT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER A ghostly darkness weaves its way through the forest of your mind, Creating shadows as it dispenses a feeling of hopelessness, The murkiness … Continue reading

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DO NOT BE AFRAID

  Someone once stated that the phrase, “Do not be afraid,” is noted in the Bible 365 times – once for each day of the year.  Though this is a nice sentiment, it isn’t really true, but the point is, we … Continue reading

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