Tag Archives: Inspiration

IF MY PEOPLE HUMBLE THEMSELVES …

We are a nation divided right now and the only way to be unified once more is to pray for God’s intercession. Our governing leaders have been faced with threats of assassination.  Bombs in the mail are the new message … Continue reading

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THE GOLD IN AGING

Each year becomes more of a struggle. We trudge through life, with goals, hopes and dreams. We reach the epitome of living and wonder who we are, why we’re here and where we’re going. Within the blink of an eye, … Continue reading

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CRUSHED, BUT NOT DEAD

ORIGINALLY POSTED 11/06/2017 Ezekiel 37:11-14 “Then he said to me: “Son of man, these bones are the people of Israel. They say, ‘Our bones are dried up and our hope is gone; we are cut off.’  Therefore prophesy and say to … Continue reading

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ONE ON ONE WITH GOD

I’ve always admired King David and his intimate relationship with God.  He messed up, strayed from God’s commandments, yet he was considered the apple of God’s eye.  I often wondered at some of his psalms and the angry demands he made … Continue reading

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OPENING NIGHT

Tonight the lights will come up on another opening – another show – another pie.  Well, at least I’m now prepared for it.  After two times rehearsing, I’ve discovered that my gut reaction to fend off said pie, doesn’t work.  … Continue reading

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FEMINIST MOVEMENT – CAUSE & EFFECT

“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her … Continue reading

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SUBMISSION

WOOD SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Raising hands to our God on high, with head bowed in submission, Tears flow fast as our eyes do cry, repentance and petition, The words seem empty as we pray, but God will send His Spirit, He knows exactly what we … Continue reading

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UNCONDITIONAL

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

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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS

 “Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone, except God.”  Billy Graham Our nation has become so politically correct that we’ve almost become numb to the evil  insidiously wheedling its way into the fiber of our existence.  Nothing shocks … Continue reading

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RUN THE RACE WITH ENDURANCE

The giant reaper opens it massive jaws and its teeth consume the hay – It spits out bales of  golden chunks as it forages through fields of fodder – food that will keep the cattle happy for the cold months ahead. … Continue reading

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SPREAD SUNSHINE

  “A wonderful thing about true laughter is that it just destroys any kind of system of dividing people.” John Cleese Today I’d like to turn my thoughts to  laughter. There is nothing in the world like it. You hear … Continue reading

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A CITY IN ASHES

Our granddaughter was not yet born.  The grandsons were little boys, now young men, unaware of the tragedy that struck.  I remember pouring a cup of coffee and preparing to sit down and watch the news when it happened.  In the … Continue reading

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PLEASE COME TO CHURCH

Did you know that 70% of those who do not attend a church have never been invited?  Well, today, I’m inviting you.  Church is not a place for righteous, outstanding people, with no problems.  You might even consider it a … Continue reading

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ELECTRONIC CHAOS

Every time a computer glitch occurs, I can count on being tied up for at least eight hours.  This amazing device, which normally can save hours has the capacity to make a sweet old granny very cranky. This morning I … Continue reading

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ON THE WATERFRONT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Reflections of a summer day, the range of many hues, The gentle breeze on glasslike lakes , the reds, yellows and greens, The sailboats take their final cruise, the colors quickly change, While God remains in … Continue reading

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THE LAST HURRAH

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The flowers shout their last hurrah, they cling to hidden light, They go to sleep and hide their heads, when day turns into night, With wild anticipation then, they hope they will … Continue reading

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SENSES

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   Listen to the sounds – the crashing of the box car containers, As they transfer to waiting freight trains, The rat- a- tat of a nail gun, Attaching a new roof or constructing a … Continue reading

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I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES

“Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. C. S. Lewis The word, “MIRACLE” has a few definitions, but … 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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A SUMMER PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The edge of a bluff lined river – a glassy reflection glistens and bounces onto a hill.  The light touches the edges of trees and buildings in the distance, creating patterns dancing from one place to another .  The deep … Continue reading

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