Tag Archives: Goals

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE YOUR WORTH

There are so many times in life that we feel inadequate or unintelligent. I could tell you that everyone goes through these feelings, but that isn’t going to solve the problem of a poor self-image. I guess time will heal … Continue reading

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FULFILLING OUR PURPOSE

Why was I born? Why am I living?What do I get? What am I giving?Why do I want a thing, I darent hope for?What can I hope for? I wish I knew.Why do I try to draw you near me?Why … Continue reading

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – PERSISTENCE

God gives us some good advice in James 1:3 & 4. He tells us to hang in there; to hold on to our beliefs; to trust in His wisdom. It isn’t always easy to do that, especially when our lives … Continue reading

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PIERCING THROUGH THE DARKNESS

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER Black, acrid smoke rises from a recently snuffed candle. It weaves its way through the light, causing darkness to prevail. But is that darkness eternal?  Will the light return again? Will the endlessness of obscurity win … Continue reading

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LIFE’S MARATHON

“Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.”   Charles Lindbergh There is nothing wrong with setting goals.  By … Continue reading

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LOOKING FORWARD, NOT BACK

What is your destiny?  Do you every wonder what God has in mind for you?  You know he has a plan for your life, but could He possibly clue you in on it?  I’m at an age where there are … Continue reading

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AULD LANG SYNE

“Old long ago” is the literal meaning of this phrase which usually shows up once a year. We hear it sung as a huge crystal ball is lowered in Times Square.  The title could be loosely interpreted as “in days gone … Continue reading

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DON’T WORRY ABOUT TOMORROW

 “Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? … Continue reading

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IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO SET NEW GOALS

We’re coming to the end of another year and its easy for us to wish to clean the slate and start over. As we get older in years, it becomes harder and harder to set new goals and follow unfulfilled … Continue reading

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ONE THING

In the movie, “City Slickers,” Jack Palance played a crusty old cowboy with a world full of wisdom. His words to Billy Crystal were intended to get the city dude to think about what’s really important in life. “One thing … Continue reading

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STAND UP?

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I’ve always thought it would be fun to be a stand up comic. I never followed through with that dream, because of my fear of rejection. It seemed easier to … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO ONE OF MY WORLDS

Almost five years ago, we moved from our Minneapolis home to a house half the size in the small town of Anoka. The house has a history, because it was originally built in 1875 – suffered partial destruction in a … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

Opening up a new year like a gift from one now passed.Searching for solutions for mistakes that have been cast.Trying hard to change the errors we have skewed.Looking up with hope again. Our lives will be renewed. We try – … Continue reading

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WHAT MATTERS IN LIFE?

When you’ve lived as long as I have you soon realize that things don’t last forever.  In our many years of married life, we’ve gone through several couches, mattresses, appliances and countless sheets and towels that hung on until they … Continue reading

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TO SLEEP PERCHANCE TO ….

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”      Harriet Tubman Once I dreamt I went in for surgery and … Continue reading

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FLYING PENGUINS

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” ― Leonardo da Vinci I think man has always had an … 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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I PREFER THE SHORCUT

The story of “Alice in Wonderland” has undergone a lot of scrutiny over the years.  Some say it was written by one who was under the influence or just plain crazy.  Others look for metaphorical genius within the words of … Continue reading

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SUN RAYS

MORNING SUN FILTERING INTO OUR DINING ROOM – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© How do you harness the sun and capture the magnificence of its light? Some have tried to manage the physical light that encompasses them, Some struggle to bring illumination … Continue reading

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LIFT ME UP!

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life can be but a mere whisper or it can be a consuming fire. The way we approach it will define who we are and where we’re going. If we go … Continue reading

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