Tag Archives: Inspiration

TURN ON THE LIGHTS

Out of the depths of my transgression, my heart screams for relief. I grumble – I complain – I even blame God for my shortcomings. How dare I challenge the Creator of heaven and earth? Who do I think I … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian Devotions and Reflection, Christian Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

IT’S GOOD TO BE THE QUEEN!

Every young girl dreams of becoming a princess. When my sister and I were young, we’d pretend to be royals every night in the room we shared.  We were supposed to be sleeping, but instead we’d have the sheets wrapped around … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, Christian daily devotion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

THROW BACK THURSDAY

Here’s a real throw back to another time and place.  This must’ve been about 42 years ago, judging by the hair on my husband’s head and face.  Mine was short and designed for ease of care with three little ones to … Continue reading

Posted in aging, Christian daily devotion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

PINTEREST PERFECT?

You’ve hung the holiday lights and your yard resembles a Currier & Ives painting.  The entrance to your home is filled with wonderful scents of the Christmas season.  Cookies, pies and special cakes are laid out upon a white table cloth, with … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, Christian daily devotion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

TIME IS RUNNING OUT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life on this planet is but a whisper in the scheme of things. We’re born, we grow, we learn, we work, we die. What has happened to all those days in between? … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian daily devotion, Christian Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

WHAT IS A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE?

I love the old movies about Christmas.  You know the ones that make you feel all soft inside – cause you tear up – strike a familiar nerve.  Movies like, “A Christmas Carol,” “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “White Christmas.”  These … Continue reading

Posted in Christian daily devotion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

HE COULD’VE COME IN GLORY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You could have come in glory, in purple robes and crown, You chose a life of poverty instead, Your bed was once a feeding trough, your palace now a barn, A perfect place … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian daily devotion, Christian Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

GOD’S WORD SUSTAINS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When troubles surround me, and fear lies within, When anxious thoughts linger and turn me to sin, There’s one thing to count on, of that I am sure, My God is there … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian Devotions and Reflection, Christian Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

OUR CHRISTMAS ANGEL

45 years ago, I’d reached the end of my third pregnancy.  We were in the center of one of Wisconsin’s common snow storms.  I knew it wouldn’t be long before this little one would be born.  It took some time to wake my husband, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian daily devotion, parenting, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

PREPARED?

Skies of grey, tempered by peeks at the sun, Intermittently drifting in and out, We know it’s coming, We’ve been prepared, Winter, like aging is the final season, We know it’s coming, We’ve prepared, We’ve confessed and repented, Death is … Continue reading

Posted in art, Christian Devotions and Reflection, Christian Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments