Category Archives: love

LOVE YOUR ENEMIES

One of the most difficult commandments from Jesus during His time on this planet is for us to love our enemies.  Of course it’s easy to love those who love us in return, but those who hate us and hurt … Continue reading

Posted in love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

NATIONAL DOG DAY

PHOTO OF OUR DOG “GAGE” A RATHER SNOOTY LLEWELLEN SETTER I’ve written much about our dog Gage, but this is a special day, dedicated to doggies and I thought a good time to let you know how we’ve grown to … Continue reading

Posted in animals, love, Pets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A WORKING DATE

Yesterday I tagged along with my artist husband to experience, first hand, what it’s like to paint outdoors.  Most of these excursions don’t produce final masterpieces, but are more of a study in light, shadows, feeling the environment and a … Continue reading

Posted in art, love, sanctuary, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

GREAT HUSBAND

When I met this man, we were just kids of 15, starting our first year of high school.  We became great friends and by the time we were seniors, we decided we liked each other a lot more than just … Continue reading

Posted in Christian daily devotion, Family, love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

FRIENDSHIP OUTREACH

Someone once told me that if you have something precious, and you don’t share it with others, you’re being selfish. That really makes sense, especially if you have a specific talent like singing, or writing or painting. If you keep … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christian daily devotion, love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

EVERLASTING LOVE

Most of us don’t go into a relationship thinking it’s simply temporary.  We think long term, from here to eternity, everlasting kind of love. The kind of love that never ends, because your love is special. But every relationship here … Continue reading

Posted in Christian daily devotion, love, marriage, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

MY SISTER

THIS POST ORIGINATED ON 10/24/14 AND HAS RECEIVED A LOTS OF HITS LATELY.  THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE WORTHY OF A REPOST. A sister is a person you can love with all your might, She’ll do most anything for you.  You trust her with … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friendship, love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , ,

PURE LOVE

When we give something of ourselves to benefit others, God tells us to do it with a loving heart. If there is any malice in the doing or giving, we aren’t doing it His way. His love is an example … Continue reading

Posted in Christian daily devotion, Inspiration, love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

MY BEST FRIEND

ORIGINALLY PAINTED BY KATHY BOECHER, WITH THE HELP OF MY BEST FRIEND, PAUL BOECHER© From the day we first met, there was something about you that made my heart smile, We enjoyed each other’s laughter and sense of humor all … Continue reading

Posted in art, love, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

LOVE IS …

  Patience is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.  So says the dictionary. Patience also means putting others needs ahead of our own.  It should be so easy, but our natural inclination … Continue reading

Posted in Christian daily devotion, God, love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

I LOVE YOU, MOM

   My mom was my hero.  I gave her a run for her money and probably was the cause of her prematurely greying hair, but that didn’t deter her from taking anything she faced in life.  She didn’t hesitate to … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, christian daily devotions, compassion, Encouragement, Faith, Family, goals, God, grace, honor, Inspiration, Jesus, Life, love, motherhood, parenting, Religion | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

TIME OUT

A time out is one way for kids to think about their behavior and how to change it.  We used to call it standing in the corner.  It would be great if adults could have time outs too – a little time to bathe … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, christian daily devotions, christianity, discipline, Encouragement, Faith, Inspiration, Jesus, love, parenting, prayer, Religion | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

LOVE ONE ANOTHER

There was a news story recently of a young girl with a disability who invited her classmates to her upcoming birthday, and was rejected by every single one.  Can you imagine her heartbreak and that of her loving parents?  It’s hard to realize … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Bullying, christian daily devotions, Encouragement, Faith, God, hope, Inspiration, Jesus, love, Religion | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

WHO KNEW?

I was just a young girl when my life was laid out for me.  A husband had been chosen.  We would soon be married and I could plan on having a family some day.  We would work hard for what … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, christian daily devotions, Encouragement, eternal life, eternity, Faith, forgiveness, goals, God, God's plans, hope, Inspiration, Lent, love, Religion, Salvation | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

A VALENTINE FOR MY HUSBAND

The touch of your hand, the power behind the hugs you give, The joy I receive when I see you smile and know you’ have peace, The feeling I get when you come home from a trip away from home, … Continue reading

Posted in aging, Christian Poetry, christianity, Encouragement, Faith, Family, Inspiration, love, marriage, valentines day | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

GOD’S LOVE

In love a man was given breath and flesh and blood and bones, A creature fashioned by God’s perfect hand. It soon became apparent that he shouldn’t walk alone, So God created woman from the rib of that first man. … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christian Poetry, christianity, Encouragement, Faith, Family, forgiveness, God, hope, Jesus, love, marriage, Religion, Salvation, valentines day | Tagged , , , ,

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY HUSBAND

Who knew I would be chosen by you? Who knew that our lives would blend into one With separate physical bodies, but tied together for a lifetime? Who knew you would become a man of integrity, a husband, a dad? … Continue reading

Posted in aging, christianity, falth, Family, God, love, marriage, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

OH, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!

His love is like none we have ever experienced here on earth. His love is beauty beyond our wildest dreams. His love is precious, merciful, compassionate. His love is given freely without question. His love doesn’t look at our past mistakes. He … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Poetry, christianity, Faith, God, Inspiration, Jesus, love, Religion | Tagged , , , ,

LOVE STORY

So many words been written about love.  Plays and movies are spattered with it.  We grow up learning about love and how important it is to have it and to give it away.  We experience it through smiles on children’s faces, in … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, christian daily devotions, Encouragement, Faith, God, Inspiration, Jesus, love, Religion, valentines day | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

TWO SOULS THAT BEAT AS ONE

As children we learn about love from our parents.  As toddlers we start to experience love from others.  Once in school, we might become madly in love with our kindergarten teacher or the child in the next seat.  When we move into … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christian devotion, Encouragement, Faith, God, Inspiration, Jesus, love, marriage, Religion, valentines day | Tagged , , , ,