Category Archives: Faith

CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – ANNAS

  At the time of Jesus’ unjust arrest, Annas was no longer the acting high priest of Judaea.  He had originally been appointed by Quirinius for the position, when the Romans took over rule of the Jews.  He served  for ten … Continue reading

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SO LITTLE TIME

MARY’S JOURNEY by Kathy Boecher It was like any other day during Passover.  Many had come to give their offerings and make their animal sacrifices. The sound of sheep without blemish and doves cooing, along with chanting voices and general … 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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RANDOM ACT OF KINDESS DAY

This is one wacky holiday we can all sink our teeth into.  It doesn’t take a lot of work.  It can be something as simple as paying someone a compliment, helping them carry their groceries to the car, make a … 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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THE WEDDING – MARY’S JOURNEY

Cana was about four miles from Nazareth.  Another in a string of small towns leading to the holy city of Jerusalem.  It was time for a wedding and of course all the relatives were invited, including Mary and her family.  Jesus was … Continue reading

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DELIVERY DAY

Hands and feet swollen, tired and sore from the treacherous journey.  Belly full and heavy with child.  A journey that wasn’t required of her, yet it was.  Had she not travelled that rugged road to Bethlehem with Joseph, the prophesy would … 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 FAITH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A child just turned a woman, became the chosen one, To hold the Son of God within – to be her firstborn Son. She wasn’t someone special – a lowly servant girl … 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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