Category Archives: inspiration.

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

What do you see in this photograph from the 1950s? To me, it’s a memory of Saturdays in my childhood. Each of those days would find me and every other kid in the neighborhood using our hard earned allowance to … Continue reading

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LORD, STRENGTHEN MY SOUL

Just when I think I can’t go another mile – when I’m exhausted and worn out from fighting the battle of life – when the days grow shorter and there isn’t enough time to get things that need to be … Continue reading

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BIG GIRLS DO CRY

The feminist movement did great things for women.  It allowed them to leave the ties of housekeeping behind and venture into a whole new world.  It was a world which challenged their abilities, their brain power, their industriousness, their ingenuity, their … Continue reading

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COCKEYED OPTIMIST

When the skies are brighter canary yellow I forget ev’ry cloud I’ve ever seen, So they called me a cockeyed optimist Immature and incurably green. I hear the human race Is fallin’ on its face And hasn’t very far to … Continue reading

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LOOK WHAT THE RAIN BROUGHT IN

Yesterday I wrote about the lessons we can learn from God’s smallest of creatures.  As soon as I completed the article I noticed a trail of those miniature critters moving into my kitchen.  Apparently they knew that rain was coming and … Continue reading

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LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.”  Mark Twain It seems to me that we’ve developed a new kind of humor which really isn’t all that funny.  We used to be content to laugh at … Continue reading

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TRUST

SCULPTURE CARVED IN WOOD – BY PAUL BOECHER – “TRUST” Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.”  Psalm 9:10 Many of you know my husband is an artist.  He … Continue reading

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WRINKLE IN TIME

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This painting was created from a photograph from long ago.  We think it may be the farmstead of Paul’s matriarchal family.  A different time when life was much simpler, yet full of … Continue reading

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THE PAST OR NOW?

When I find a well-drawn character in fiction or biography I generally take a warm personal interest in him, for the reason that I have known him before–met him on the river. – Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain I … Continue reading

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THEY FOLLOWED HIM

He was beginning to establish quite a following.  There were a number of men who left their jobs and families behind just to be part of this work my son was starting.  His cousin, John, had laid the groundwork by … Continue reading

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