Tag Archives: trust

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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AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART

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 of King Saul, … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T RUN AWAY

  The first time I decided to run away from home was shortly after my only sister was born.  You see, I was the firstborn grandchild on both sides of my family, my parents’ firstborn, and the most spoiled child … Continue reading

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I’VE FALLEN …

As I get older I realize how limited I am. If there’s something to pick up from the floor, I have to think of as many tasks to get done while I’m down there, since it’s so difficult to get up again. Climbing … Continue reading

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MARY’S JOURNEY

In my next few posts, I’ll be talking about Mary’s journey – how she accepted God’s will without question – how she nurtured her Son, Jesus, made sure He followed the commandments, did His chores, worked alongside His stepfather.  She … Continue reading

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SUBMIT

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln Today we await the transfer of power as one president leaves office and another takes the oath … Continue reading

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IN THE DESERT

Doesn’t it seem interesting that some of the most important events in the Bible take place in the desert?  Moses led the nation of Israel through a desert wilderness for 40 years.  Abraham sent Hagar and her son into the … Continue reading

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HEAVEN IS WAITING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The world is changing every day and we  just string along? We follow like a herd of sheep who can’t tell right from wrong, We listen to the experts, believing every … Continue reading

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TURN IT OVER

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© “There is so much beauty contained in this world.  Imagine what it looks like in heaven – Kathy Boecher “The only way out is through”. – Robert Frost “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty … Continue reading

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GOOD GRIEF

Poor, old Charlie Brown – never could cut a break. One of the world’s most favorite cartoon characters, created by Charles M. Schulz had a daily struggle with the same kinds of problems we often face. If it wasn’t being … Continue reading

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IN THE DESERT

Being in the desert for 40 years had to be an incredible exercise in patience.  Even though the Israelites had obtained their freedom from slavery, their condition during that desert time was a series of highs and lows.  God had … Continue reading

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ALMOST FINISHED

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. John F. Kennedy True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to … Continue reading

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GOD IS EVERYWHERE

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© When I grow weary from the weight of life, When every step becomes a heavy strife, There’s no relief, no respite for my load, The path is full of obstacles untold, Each … Continue reading

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FOREVER FRIEND

Many years ago, Carol King wrote a tribute to friendship in her song “You’ve Got a Friend.” When things are going bad and it seems like nothing is ever going to get better, it is good to know that there … Continue reading

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DAY BY DAY

There are days when we simply wonder if we will be able to make it through.  This hymn gives strength in those moments. 1 Day by day and with each passing moment, Strength I find to meet my trials here; … Continue reading

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SO, WHAT’S THE PLAN?

OK, I give up.  What’s the plan?  It’s so easy to get discouraged when looking at what lies ahead, because of the unknown.  If only everything was spelled out in simple language.  For centuries people have wanted to know what their … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

  Dear, Holy God, You have safely brought me through another week.  I began with anxious thoughts and you were there to give me rest.  I failed to accomplish everything I intended to do, but you helped me realize that … Continue reading

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TEACH YOUR CHILDREN WELL

Today children often learn more about life from the internet, their peers and the world than thefrom their immediate family.  We’ve strayed as a nation from the truths of the Bible and our desires to create the “perfect world” for our children … Continue reading

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