Tag Archives: Lent

HIS KINGDOM COMES TO ALL OF US

A royal prince became a man and took on human flesh, His kingdom left behind so that our hearts would intermesh, It was a greater plan than any man could comprehend, Where He would shed His precious blood and death … Continue reading

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AWAITING JESUS’ RETURN

Life is but a whisper in the scheme of things, We take our first inhalation of air, And begin a journey, So far we’ve been safely encased within our mother’s womb, Protected from the elements, in a familiar space all our own, … Continue reading

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DEATH HAS LOST ITS STING

Within our most desperate hours, when shadows fill the air, When life is strangled from our souls, when nothing thrives in there, We may see Satan’s work at hand, destruction and dispair, But God provides the answers now, with just … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART THREE

The characters in these daily postings are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how they relate to others. The stories are taken from actual … Continue reading

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THERE’S NOT ANOTHER YOU

Too often we expect the most from ourselves. We try to be like everyone else – to fit in – be part of the crowd – support issues that are popular – wear the right clothes – follow a pattern … Continue reading

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WHAT GIFT CAN I BRING?

There is no gift greater than laying down your life for another. Jesus did so for us, even when we were in the pit of despair, unclean and hopeless. He died so we wouldn’t have to. How can we ever … Continue reading

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IT’S GONNA BE A GREAT DAY!

When you reach the winter of life, every day is a gift. Even in times of crisis, in days of distress, mourning, loss, anger, there is good in each of them. Being in the season of Lent, we are to … Continue reading

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DOES BEING A CHRISTIAN GUARANTEE SMOOTH SAILING?

Why do bad things happen to good people? It’s a hard question to answer in a world that’s full of ugliness, hunger, pain, inhumanity, brutal death or hardship. It’s especially hard to answer for a Christian, because it may be … Continue reading

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MAKE ROOM FOR JESUS

In our busy lives, time can become so full of things to do and plans to be made, that we often forget time for our Savior. What if He hadn’t left the comfort of heaven, the power of His throne, … Continue reading

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YOU HAVE SUCH A FEBRUARY FACE

February in Minnesota, usually conjures up what is commonly known as “Cabin Fever.” Since we went into lockdown almost a year ago, this February is just more of the same. Cabin fever has been the norm for most of us … Continue reading

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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

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WHAT ARE YOU GIVING UP FOR LENT?

Lent is a period of penance and abstinence observed by many Christians. Lent is an homage to Jesus’ 40 days spent fasting in the desert in preparation for His earthly ministry.. The period of Lent usually begins on Ash Wednesday … Continue reading

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HOW DOES GOD SEE ME?

Shades of grey, crimson and yellow dot the landscape with a magical mist, Covering a multitude of sins, I wonder if this is how we look to God? Covered with a veil of repentance and grief over past sins, Shrouded in a haze … Continue reading

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GET YOUR FILL

As we pass by quiet waters, longing for thirst to be quenched, As we taste that sweet, clean liquid, all our sins will soon be drenched, Our sight restored, our outlook new, our lips regain their luster, Refreshed, sustained, alive … Continue reading

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SHROVE TUESDAY, FAT TUESDAY OR PANCAKE TUESDAY

Well, I found out something new this morning. Shrove Tuesday is also known as Pancake Tuesday, because it’s the day before Ash Wednesday and the season of repentance.  I had to know why pancakes were involved, since I’m not Catholic.  … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – INSTALLMENT SIX

THE FAMILY TREE There’s so much talk about finding our roots these days. I started to do some digging a while back but came up against a road block which hindered any further discovery. In God’s Word, Luke clearly gives … Continue reading

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THE YEARS BETWEEN – INSTALLMENT FOUR

We know that people suffered from many skin issues. I imagine it being caused by exposure to the sun and other outdoor elements. Some of it may have been caused by bugs, irritating the eyes as they worked outside. Many times … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN

“The more we study, the more we know. The more we know, the more we forget. The more we forget, the less we know. So, why study?”  Anonymous When we’re just beginning to learn, it seems kind of pointless to go … Continue reading

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BEHOLD, A KING COMETH

WOOD SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You are my Lord and King. Without you I am lost. My praise to you I bring, for paying the great cost. You died upon the cross to save a wretch … Continue reading

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THE OLD FEED MILL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© It stands like a sentry, so tall and so bold, It’s worn out by time and is now growing old, But still it stands faithful to those that it serves, Tradition from … Continue reading

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