Tag Archives: America

WHEN WORDS GET IN THE WAY

“The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.” A. A. Milne It … Continue reading

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THE WRITTEN WORD

“Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and, as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here … Continue reading

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PRESIDENTS DAY

I’m old enough to remember when we celebrated President Lincoln’s birthday on February 12 and Washington’s on February 22.  As time went by, all presidents were celebrated on the third Monday of February.  As with most American holidays, it transformed … Continue reading

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PASS IT ON

If it were only a matter of fighting off armies of an invading enemy – or simply a battle cry against those who would cause us emotional or physical harm.If our task required us to stand up for those less fortunate, … Continue reading

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I’M SICK!

A trip to the doctor this morning proved my self-diagnosis to be correct.  I’m glad I don’t look quite as bad as the guy in the picture, but I’ve been feeling poorly for almost a week. When we get sick … Continue reading

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THE TIMES, THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’

It may have begun somewhere in the 1970’s.  We were winding down a seemingly endless war in Viet Nam.  Women fought for equal rights.  Segregation was still an issue.  We had a national scandal and saw a president impeached.  The comedians of … Continue reading

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WOMEN ON PARADE

“Don’t shut yourself up in a bandbox because you are a woman, but understand what is going on, and educate yourself to take your part in the world’s work, for it all affects you and yours.” ~Louisa May Alcott I’m … Continue reading

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A FRESH START

Our country inaugurated a new president yesterday.  Protesters lined the streets, jeering voices spewed obscenities, violent behavior erupted.  Just like any other day. We could say these acts of vandalism and hatred were freedom’s voice speaking loud and clear, but … Continue reading

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FREEDOM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© One nation, under God, free from bias and hate, One nation, under man, can open Satan’s gate, We hold this truth apparent, that God created man, We know that He has freed us, from … Continue reading

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RULES OR SUGGESTIONS?

The Ten Commandments were not given as suggestions or options, but as definitive laws which we must obey. The laws of our land are also intended to be kept, and if not they will have penalties. The penalty for not … Continue reading

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