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SEARCHING FOR THE OBVIOUS

Several years ago, when the circus came to town, I was hired as a dialect coach.  The fabulous Cirque Du Soleil had come to Minneapolis.  You may wonder why they’d need a dialect coach.  This circus is known for its … Continue reading

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FEAR NOT!

  We often tell our children not to be afraid.  We say the same to our spouses, friends, relatives, even those we barely know.  There are so may times we’re told to reach out to someone when we’re troubled or … Continue reading

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SOME RAIN MUST FALL

“Be still, sad heart! and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Most folks know I have a … Continue reading

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IN GOD’S HANDS

When tomorrow seems uncertain – when all our fears mount up within our hearts – when even our faith is put to the test – we can be sure of God’s enduring, unchanging, undying and all consuming love.  He has a … Continue reading

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SOLITUDE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Where is that simple, quiet place, that you’ve been longing for, Is it within your own backyard or at your own front door, It can be the peaceful beauty, we hold within our hand, … Continue reading

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TRUST

SCULPTURE CARVED IN WOOD – BY PAUL BOECHER – “TRUST” Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.”  Psalm 9:10 Many of you know my husband is an artist.  He … Continue reading

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COME, LORD, JESUS!

Nations are in uproar, kingdoms fall;     he lifts his voice, the earth melts The Lord Almighty is with us;     the God of Jacob is our fortress.  Come and see what the Lord has done,     the desolations he has brought on … Continue reading

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SURRENDER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© So deep within the tallest pines, with darkened haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, Peaceful, quiet, sanctuary, a refuge where you can hide, A place to lick the wounds of hurt and comfortably stay … Continue reading

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GIVE IN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Spinning out of control, Dropping to depths below, Falling into the unknown Unsure, lost, alone, darkness surrounds you, There is nothing you can do, Nothing, Nothing! Stop fighting, Let go, Relax, … Continue reading

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TRUST

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY KATHY BOECHER© Our lives are like a thin, frayed thread, Our thoughts are filled with fear and dread, The tines of life like wildfire spread, We even wish that we were dead,   Yet God would not release … Continue reading

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WEEKEND ROAD WARRIORS

Last weekend, we traveled to Wisconsin for a wedding along with our son and his lady.  It’s always delightful to drive through the land of my youth.  The landscape is dotted with family farmsteads, pristine and well manicured.  Giant spruce … Continue reading

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COLLAGE

SOME OF THE MANY FACES OF KATHY IN PERFORMANCE OVER THE YEARS. We all have many faces in this world.  For me, I’m a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, teacher, writer, actress, clown, encourager, and a lots more.  We often don’t … Continue reading

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LET’S TALK SQUIRRELS

The blazing oranges and crimson reds defy expletives.  Everything is enflamed with color at the moment.  In this season of change, we can’t help but notice the smallest of God’s creatures searching out their final reparation for the coming winter.  Great … Continue reading

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MY PRAYER WARRIOR

The old, stained, cowboy hat is often seen on this gentle spirit’s head.  Like the man wearing it, it’s been through many ups and downs, but he’s always managed to pray in all circumstances. We both know the power of prayer.  However, … Continue reading

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WHEN FEARS OVERTAKE US

“This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.”  Dwight D. Eisenhower When I was a young woman of 21, I lost my job … Continue reading

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ANCHORED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Scuffed by the constant thrashing of the elements, Battered by scars of overuse, Holding on by a cord of the past , Waiting for another chance, Clothed in dignity and strength, On the … Continue reading

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TRAIL OF TEARS

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson In our travels this week, I’ve been able to release some of the sadness from behind.  I have found my … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When days are overwhelming, When sleepless nights occur, It’s time to find a different place, to leave where you once were, You may not find the answer, within your neighborhood, It … Continue reading

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ORGANIZED CHAOS

As we travel this road called life, we will encounter chaos.  It is not the way God intended our path to be. He created perfection. He created order. In the middle of nothing, He melted the darkness and made light. … Continue reading

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DO NOT FEAR THE UNKNOWN

What is your destiny?  Do you every wonder what God has in mind for you?  You know he has a plan for your life, but could He possibly clue you in on it? I’m at an age where there are … Continue reading

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