Category Archives: Inspiration

CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – MARY OF MAGDALA

She came from a small village on the shore of the Sea of Galilee called Magdala.  The town was a thriving community which made beautifully colored dyes and even more resplendent textiles. Because of its location, it was the perfect … Continue reading

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YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS …

“You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ‘em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don’t.”  Harper Lee Most of … Continue reading

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BE A CLOWN

“If by chance some day you’re not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I’ve said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your … Continue reading

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ON BEING A GRANDMA

I remember having grandparents that were a very important part of my upbringing even though they were not in my life every day. One of those grandmothers was a typical farmer’s wife with 8 children. She made sure that fresh … Continue reading

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A MAN AND HIS DOG

I used to drive into town from the suburbs nearly every day of the week. The winding road lapped up against the river bank, but I rarely took time to notice it.   I’m usually like a deer with eyes fixed on … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – ROMAN CENTURION

He was a man around the same age as the one hanging on the center cross.  This soldier was a leader of men.  He’d come by his position through the ranks, after several years serving in the military.  The requirements to become an … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MICK!

“I live in sin, to kill myself I live; no longer my life my own, but sin’s; my good is given to me by heaven, my evil by myself, by my free will, of which I am deprived.”   Michelangelo On … Continue reading

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STALLED

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gentle waves lap up against the base of this bastion, It seems to be going nowhere – stuck, Sun blazes down upon it, Rain beats against it, Cold and snow integrate into … Continue reading

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MORNING

Originally posted one year ago today. ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Job 38:12-13 “Have you commanded the morning since your days began, and caused the dawn to know its place, that it might take hold of the ends of the … Continue reading

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NECESSARY WORDS

The children of Israel had been bound by the law and the ritual established over the centuries.  They were constant reminders of the Covenant God had established with them.  Mary was used to this way of serving God. but there … Continue reading

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