Tag Archives: Easter

MONDAY OPTIMISM

As I look out my window this morning, the dew hangs heavy in the morning light.  The tiny sign of new growth forces its way to greet the sun – longing for that welcome warmth that comes from God’s own hand.  … Continue reading

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RISING WITH THE SON

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss.  He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago,  The price … Continue reading

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PREPARATION FOR EASTER

  Normally I feature a piece of Paul’s wonderful art each day, but today I’m displaying some of mine.  My talents lean in a slightly different direction, but my heart is in the right place.  These eggs are going to our … Continue reading

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FIND YOUR BLESSINGS

There are days when nothing seems to go right.  If there is one good thing, it’s totally hidden by the garbage of all the yucky stuff.  Sometimes we simply have to take time to search out our blessings.  Too bad … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE

This is a rewrite of a post from 4-20-15 “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own … Continue reading

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HOW’S THAT EASTER THING GOING?

It’s Wednesday – three days after our risen Savior proved His divinity and overcame the power of the grave.  Good news – yes, awesome news!  Three days into the week and you receive news that a relative has passed into … Continue reading

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SUNDROPS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© As rain fills the sky and large droplets invade the dark spaces of the earth, As moistures is sucked into waiting soil and refreshes as it brings life, As dreams of new growth … Continue reading

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TRUTH

Aslan says, “though the Witch knew the Deep Magic, there is a magic deeper still which she did not know.  Her knowledge goes back only to the dawn of time.  But if she could have looked a little further back…she … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE SON TO RISE

Originally posted on 3-25-16   His bruised and smitten body lay quiet in the grave, He gave His precious blood for me and all the world to save, There are no words to thank Him, to give love in return, God’s … Continue reading

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EASTER MEMORIES

I grew up in a time when Easter and Christmas were celebrated with days off of school, Easter bonnets, pretty new clothes, Easter egg hunts, lots of special food and going to church at 6 in the morning.  Some of … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE GRASS GROW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The days are much longer, the sun’s here to stay, We’ve turned life’s cold corner and it’s a new day, The once frozen waters are now clear and blue, Earth covered … Continue reading

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HE IS NOT HERE. HE IS RISEN!

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss. He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago, He for my sins … Continue reading

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EMPTY CLOTHS, FULL HEARTS

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 4/7/2015   John 20-6-7 “Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie,  And the napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but … Continue reading

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BUILDING OUR FAITH

Faith is one of those words used to explain something that we can’t see. It’s putting our trust in something without having proof of its existence. But it’s so much more than that! To have faith, we must have confidence … Continue reading

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HE IS RISEN!

He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss. He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago, He for my sins did pay, so freedom I would … Continue reading

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No more sorrow

When you look at most Christians on Good Friday, their faces may seem serious and downright full of anguish. There’s a reason for that. It isn’t only because of our remorse over Jesus’ suffering and death, but also a sadness … Continue reading

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IT IS FINISHED!

During the time of His arrest by a vigilante gang, Jesus stood uncomplaining.  He even took time from His own situation to heal the ear of one of His accusers.  He suffered the brutal threats and insults.  He withstood the … Continue reading

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BRING ON MONDAY!

s This time of year is kind of a transition period in my part of the country.  The ground has been coated with a serious blanket of snow for almost six months now and all the life has been sucked … Continue reading

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MY BROTHER, MY KING

The Pharisees were a select group of educated men, well versed in the Law of Moses.  They adhered strictly to these rules.  When Jesus entered the picture, they had become so steeped in the letter of the law that they … Continue reading

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KING OF THE JEWS

The crowd made way for their promised Messiah, but did they even realize who He was?  Word of Him had been circulating.  He was preaching everywhere.  His words had authority.  He healed many.  He did amazing miracles.  He even brought … Continue reading

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