Tag Archives: Sin

REMOVE THE PLANK

As we prepare for the coming solar eclipse, we’re being warned not to focus directly on it.  If we do, we’re allowing for damage to the retina and possible blindness.  I wonder if it would make any difference to our … Continue reading

Posted in America, Bible, Christian devotion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

SAYING GOODBYE

Yesterday was a day of bringing up old memories, wounds, dirt and cobwebs.  We finally began to tackle the plethora of boxes within our garage.  These cartons and crates were tucked away when we moved last fall, to be gone … Continue reading

Posted in Christian daily devotion, fear, redemption, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

ANGER & MALICE & RAGE, OH MY!

When we moved to Minneapolis in 1973, we were thrilled to be living in a “big” city that maintained good values – had an amazing art community – was a beautiful metropolis and still had a home town feel to … Continue reading

Posted in America, Christian daily devotion, sin, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

INSIDE OUT

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Scuffed by the constant thrashing of the elements, Exterior somewhat battered by overuse, Sitting quietly in the peace of the harbor,, Waiting for another chance, Like us, clothed in … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian devotion, Christian Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

FREEDOM FROM ANXIETY

“Tiger Lilies” Art & Poetry by Kathy Boecher© When fears and worries are so real, We sometimes wonder why we feel, The pangs of deep depression. The weight’s extreme – we lose all hope, Our hearts grow sad – for … Continue reading

Posted in art, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

RING THE BELLS OF FREEDOM

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” John F. … Continue reading

Posted in 4th of July, America, Christian daily devotion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

INNOCENCE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our lives begin in innocence, we are too young to know, But even in those fledgling years, we choose the way we go, Our minds are bright our will is strong, … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian daily devotion, poetry/prose, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

JUNETEENTH

Way back in 1865, America was reeling from the effects of the Civil War.  Texas, however, had no part in the conflict.  In fact, many slaves moved to the Lone Star State to flee the battle.  When the Emancipation Proclamation … Continue reading

Posted in America, Christian daily devotion, freedom, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ARE WE LIVING IN HELL?

I am trying my best not to tune into the news.  I feel ignorance can be bliss.  At least I have a temporary respite from the ugliness of our world.  We can’t really escape all the darkness surrounding us by the flip … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christian daily devotion, Faith, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

DOWN AND DIRTY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER When things of this world envelope my soul, It’s time to get down in the dirt, To get my hands dirty and dig a big hole, To bury the junk and the hurt, I … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian daiuly devotions, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments