Tag Archives: Inspiration

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

“Eventually all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.  The river was cut by the world’s Great Flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time.  On some of those rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY – PATIENCE

Since it’s throw back Thursday, I’m digging into the archives to bring you today’s post on patience. Even though we think we’ve got things covered, patience is not always easy.  As we face difficulties, hope for a better future, try … Continue reading

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CALM AFTER THE STORM

The sky declares the glory of the Lord, His power rises in the turmoil of a storm, He stirs the clouds with His little finger, And they obey, Gathering into multitudinous troops, They bow before Him, They join together to fill the … Continue reading

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MONDAY MOTIVATOR

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LAST MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGE

Last week I posted something every day about mothers. Yesterday was Mother’s Day and I didn’t post a word. I basked in the love of my family, even though we weren’t all together, I know that I was in their … Continue reading

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FAMOUS LAST MOM WORDS

There is something about the language we use as mothers. I think it begins as a form of tradition. I’m talking about the “clean your room” phrase for one. Then there’s the one about not making silly faces or your … Continue reading

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FROM WORRIER TO WARRIOR

I’d consider myself a worrier. It may have something to do with being a fixer as well. In my growing up years, I felt a responsibility for my baby sister. I took it on myself to tell her what to … Continue reading

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FIRST & LAST LOVE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© My husband, Paul, studied Northwest Coast Indian Art when he was at the Chicago Institute of Art many years ago. Much of this style has carried into his paintings and sculptures over the … Continue reading

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LIFE STORMS

We’ve been in a short duration of what is to come in Minnesota. Storms pop up suddenly and often without warning. The skies can be brilliant blue with a faint whisper of clouds and immediately become filled with darkness and … Continue reading

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CITY SCAPES

City within a darkened world, has beauty all its own, The wires that lace throughout the space, the litter lying there, The sounds of box cars hooking up, a place where crime is sown, Where homeless search the garbage cans, to find … Continue reading

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HAPPY EVER AFTER

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER – ARE THERE HAPPILY EVER AFTERS? If every day held fairy tales and happily ever afters,Our lives would soon grow boring. We’d be hanging from the rafters.So, God gives us all challenges through every single dayTo … Continue reading

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BECAUSE HE LIVES, SO DO WE!

What will remain when we are gone, what memories will stay, How will the world remember us when we are far away, The treasures that we leave behind are often just a breath, A moment in this world of ours … Continue reading

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EASTER MONDAY AFTERGLOW

As I look out my window this morning, a flurry of snow is dusting a layer of white upon the grass. The perfectly blue sky of yesterday is now overflowing with clouds.  The tiny sign of new growth forces its … Continue reading

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EASTER MEMORIES

I recall the times when we would get all dolled up for Easter. Even the term, “dolled up,” is kind of telling. We put on our best. We wore brand, new clothes, shoes, hats, gloves and other adornments to celebrate … Continue reading

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WASH ALL OF ME

You came to wash my feet, my hands, my heart and soul. You washed me in your Son’s own blood.  You made me clean and whole. From sin’s dark grip you pulled me – from Satan’s hands of steel, Your … Continue reading

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REIGNITE ME!

What started as an ember which seemed to be snuffed out,Is quickly revived by the breath of God.He whispers His true amazing grace to those who would believe.His Spirit fans the dying light and inspired it with faith.The dwindling glow … Continue reading

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KING OF KINGS & LORD OF LORDS

The people crowded across the expanse just surrounding the Mount of Olives. Jesus would give His final instructions to those who claimed to be His followers. The place was covered with thousands of men and even more women and children. … Continue reading

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EARLY MORNING LIGHT

As the morning light arises, on a pasture green sublime, Sun light kisses trees and branches, balancing the sands of time, Though through danger I will wander, snares are set at every turn, God is there to guard my footsteps, leading me to … Continue reading

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THE LAST DAYS OF JESUS

Jesus spent His final days talking to his disciples about what was about to soon take place. It had to be difficult for them to understand. They knew His purpose here on earth, but why did He have to die? … Continue reading

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FOREVER YOUNG

Fairy tales can come true – it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart … Old, blue eyes, Frank Sinatra made that dream seem possible when he released “Young at Heart” in 1963. It was the same year that Camelot fell, … Continue reading

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