Tag Archives: trust

THE SKY ISN’T FALLING

When I was a kid, it was always fun to hear a story right before going to bed.  I think some of them were meant to scare us to pieces, while others had some kind of moral.  We heard from … Continue reading

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SUBMISSION

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Raising hands to our God on high, with head bowed in submission, Tears flow fast as our eyes do cry, repentance and petition, The words seem empty as we pray, but God will send His Spirit, … Continue reading

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LOVING YOUR CHILDREN

As most parents will tell you, it’s hard to let go of our children. When God brings them into our lives, He also lays on us the responsibility of caring for them, teaching them the right things and giving them … Continue reading

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ADAPTATION

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His hands are open to the world. He reaches out to heal. He touches and His will is done. He knows just how we feel. He took on human flesh to be … Continue reading

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STILL FOGGY, BUT TRUSTING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Sullied by the hands of time, darkened by its sin, A world so lost and fallen, is buried deep within, The broken limbs are withered, the leaves have lost their grip, The … Continue reading

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WILL GOD’S PATIENCE EVER RUN OUT?

In preparing to write my post for the day, I’ve spent the last hour fighting with my computer.  I sometimes believe the devil resides within this communication icon.  It was only an hour before I lost my patience. Our patience in … Continue reading

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WHERE’S THE HOPE?

I hope the weather will change soon.  I hope I can get a job.  I hope I don’t have cancer.  I hope I can muddle through these last years of life.  I hope, I hope, I hope. I go to … Continue reading

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I WON’T GROW UP

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we didn’t have to grow up – if we didn’t have to go to school – if we could do whatever we want without following the rules? In John Barrie’s, “Peter Pan” the author created a place … Continue reading

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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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