Author Archives: atimetoshare.me

About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.

THIS OLD FRAME IS FALLING DOWN

Have you ever felt this way? You feel completely alone. Your life is close to its end. You seem to have lost your way. Even though you know that God is right beside you, you think He isn’t really listening … Continue reading

Posted in aging, anxiety | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

LOOKING FOR THE SILVER LINING

Look for the silver liningWhenever a cloud appears in the blueRemember, somewhere the sun is shiningAnd so the right thing to do is make it shine for you A heart, full of joy and gladnessWill always banish sadness and strifeSo … Continue reading

Posted in aging, Encouragement, Inspiration | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

OLD TIME CURE ALLS

I remember spending summer vacations at my grandparents’ farm. It was quite an experience for a city girl to become a country mouse for a couple months. I recall going shopping in the big grocery store in the nearest town … Continue reading

Posted in aging, America, Family, Humor | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

HIDING IN THE WOODS

“When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.” … Continue reading

Posted in Art & inspiration from Kathy Boecher | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHAT’S ON THE OTHER SIDE?

Your hand created all that is, it’s right before our eyes, You breathed the breath of life in us, the earth, the sea and skies, Every tiny cell and atom, lay in your strong control, You crafted each and every … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher, creation, Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

INTO EACH LIFE SOME RAIN WILL FALL

The sound of gently falling rain upon a tin roof can be irritating or restful depending on your state of mind.  A drenching upon the dry soil can be a welcome relief or it can flood things freshly planted and … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, hope, storms | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

CHASING THE WIND?

Do you feel like it’s Groundhog Day, every day? Are you going through the motions of living, without really living? I am stuck at the moment. Life does get in the way of our living from time to time. How … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, God's plans | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

AGING WITH GRACE

As we grow older, we’ve developed so many layers that our skin naturally becomes thick and hardened.  Each day we encounter something that causes us to falter, to waiver, to hurt and to give up.  We build a shield of protection around ourselves … Continue reading

Posted in aging, Christian daily devotion, grace | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

NATIONAL LAZY DAY

I don’t know – maybe it has something to do with the dog days of summer. Maybe it’s a reminder to slow down and enjoy the moment. It might even be a day dedicated to simply doing nothing and being … Continue reading

Posted in holidays, Humor, Wacky holidays | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

WHY PRAY?

I’ve never had too much of a problem writing down my thoughts. I guess this is the way I can express myself without actually speaking the words. As I grow older, the words I speak get garbled or I use … Continue reading

Posted in Holy spirit, prayer, Trinity | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

AGING WITH A SENSE OF HUMOR

As you know, I turned eighty a couple months ago. I really feel this is a great accomplishment for me, but my genetic background shows that my DNA contains genes which qualify me to be a long liver. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in acting, aging, retirement | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

WHERE DOES THE ROAD LEAD?

Our walk each day is often filled with tangles, twists and turns, We try to forge a clearer path, for safety our heart yearns, Each fork can lead you to success, each branch can hide the way, You struggle with the smallest things, … Continue reading

Posted in Art & poetry by Kathy Boecher, God | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

DREAMY VILLAGE

No this isn’t the mystical little town of Brigadoon, the magical town filled with legend, love, tragedy and beautiful music. It.might be though.  This is a town just north of the great cities of St. Paul & Minneapolis, but it … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

DIRTY WINDOWS

We have some major construction going on just a short distance from our home. A major highway, which is within earshot of our backyard is being remade to accommodate for the increase in traffic. The construction is on its second … Continue reading

Posted in aging, America, forgiveness, sin | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

LIFE BEGINS

Two join together as one and allow God to do His handiwork. Carefully He knits each cell together Into intricate patterns. He places vital organs into protected areas which otherwise might be vulnerable. He slowly determines the exact number of … Continue reading

Posted in America, Children, creation, Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

HEAT WAVE

When temperatures hit the 90s and the dew point is over sixty, we Minnesotans have a remedy for that. The Land of Ten Thousand Lakes beckons to those in search of refreshment from the summer sun and the disgusting sweat … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, summer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

PENQUINS TAKE FLIGHT

Paul and I had the privilege of attending this wonderful show yesterday with our son, daughter & family. We have been limited in our venturing out this year, so it was an extra special treat. Our granddaughter has served as … Continue reading

Posted in acting, compassion, special needs | Tagged , , , , , | 15 Comments

SUNFLOWER FIELDS FOREVER

The sunflower seeds have blossomed and the fields of yellow and brown, fill the land with glory and majesty for all who come to enjoy their beauty. Last year, Paul and his outdoor painting club ventured out to one of … Continue reading

Posted in Art & inspiration from Kathy Boecher | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on SUNFLOWER FIELDS FOREVER

FINDING PEACE

When life engulfs you with anger and rage – when you struggle with fear and temptation, Turn your mind to the glory of God’s written page – He will heal you and give you salvation. Though your days seem relentless, your nights never … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher, Bible | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE?

There are days, when we really have to look hard for things that make us feel good about ourselves, our lives, our futures or our past.  Those are the hardest days to get through, because we often find ourselves dwelling on … Continue reading

Posted in aging, anxiety, depression, hope | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment