Tag Archives: trust

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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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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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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