Category Archives: America

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A VETERAN?

One day a year, we honor those who have served their country with dignity and honor – those who have put their lives on the line for the benefit and safety of others.  A selfless act which has somehow been … Continue reading

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IT’S JUST ANOTHER DAY

I woke up this morning, two hours later than usual.  My dog is finally getting acclimated to the time change and I praise God for that.  I went to bed, wondering about the mid-term election.  What would the results be and … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE TREATS GONE?

When you only have two children knock on your door for Halloween treats, you’re bound to have leftovers.  So here I am, with snacks for 40 kids.  As I was thinking about that, while walking through the aisles of Walmart, … Continue reading

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UPSIDE DOWN

I’m not one to get on my soap box to spread gloom and doom.  I’d much rather talk about the peace we can achieve through reading the scriptures.  However, even in the Bible, there are stories of perversion of truth, … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear, Father, God, I humbly come before your throne with prayers for our nation.  There seems to be so much hatred and violence in the hearts of our people.  We can place the blame on this and that, but the … Continue reading

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INDIGINEOUS PEOPLE DAY

Well, even though I’m a day late and a dollar short, I have a few things to say about what used to be called, “Columbus Day.”  The day when we observed the exploration and discovery of a new land which … Continue reading

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BROKEN

“It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on … Continue reading

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WISDOM

” The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.”  Proverbs 9:10 Dear, Lord, You know all things.  Nothing is hidden from you. You are the only consistent in our lives.  I … Continue reading

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SORTING THROUGH THE GARBAGE

There is nothing like scrounging through the trash in search of something you lost.  I’ve had that encounter many times.  Once I lost a check and assumed I’d tossed it out with the insignificant mail. I had to wade through … Continue reading

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FEMINIST MOVEMENT – CAUSE & EFFECT

“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her … Continue reading

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LIARS & TRAITORS & VICTIMS, OH, MY!

Well, here we are again at the peak of mudslinging season, with no holds barred and anything goes.  We’ve been witness to scenes that never should appear on television or the internet.  Political advertising is at an all time low, … Continue reading

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RUN THE RACE WITH ENDURANCE

The giant reaper opens it massive jaws and its teeth consume the hay – It spits out bales of  golden chunks as it forages through fields of fodder – food that will keep the cattle happy for the cold months ahead. … Continue reading

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DEATH OF A NATION

Over the weekend, we went to see the newest film by Denesh D’Souza about the death of a nation.  It was an interesting film regarding the involvement of the Democrat Party in slavery, racism towards all races other than white, creating … Continue reading

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SATURDAY THOUGHTS

In a world confused about morality, conscience and sin, we’re faced with a real dilemma.  The evil of this world has slowly deteriorated to the point of obliterating the truth of God.  Our inability to accept the word “sin” has … Continue reading

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BLOWING IN THE WIND

We have yet to be able to control the weather.  We can predict when a storm will come, but altering the course of the natural world is beyond our comprehension.  As with all things we don’t understand,  it somehow becomes part of “Mother … Continue reading

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DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA

It’s been a while since I’ve spouted off.  When I do, I’m like one of those geysers in Yellowstone, that can’t contain itself.  Lately, I’ve been trying to distance myself from the news and all the back and forth drama … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CUMP

Picture this.  It’s 1958.  I’m sitting in the front row of my American History class.  My teacher is standing upon his desk, re-living the battles of the Civil War and in the process of his expounding, his words are laced … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY SPECIAL DAYS

  , Today, February 6th, is the birthday of one of four presidents who had birthdays in this month.  We celebrate all our presidents on the third Monday of February. Ronald Reagan was an unlikely choice for the high office he held … Continue reading

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RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH

Originally posted 11/22/16 ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Alan Seeger was an American poet who lived and fought as a French Foreign Legion soldier during World War One.  Being witness to many of his friends dying … Continue reading

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THE DAY BEFORE

It was a wonderful time to be alive.  Americans were living in a self-proclaimed “Camelot” with a charismatic leader and his lovely wife.  All was well with the world. On this day in history the President of the United States … Continue reading

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