Tag Archives: Patience

YOU CAN TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS!

A rerun from 12/10/14 about yet another Christmas Pageant. I’m one of those old dogs who is constantly learning.  I’ve spent much of my time on earth learning to be patient, but I never seem to get it. I had another lesson … Continue reading

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THE YOUNG & RESTLESS SHEPHERDS

This is a rewrite of a post originally written 11/12/14 on atimetoshare.me  One of my favorite teachable moments. A few years ago, I was rehearsing a short Christmas play with my after school drama class.  The boys would be shepherds and sheep and … Continue reading

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HYDRANGEAS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© I love these magnificent, showy flowers – The hydrangea, Colored pink, mauve, deep indigo and a blend of all, This year I’ve had back luck with these blooms, Late in the season I discovered … Continue reading

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GONE FISHIN’

A morning mist engulfs the lake, the air is fresh and clean. You pull the anchor and set out, to waters so serene, The sputter of the motor spits, encroaching other sounds, That lead to the old fishing hole, where … Continue reading

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WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER

  I’m reminded of Charles Schultz and his character Lucy. Her definition of team work went something like this, “These five fingers, individually they’re nothing but when I curl them together like this into a single unit, they form a … Continue reading

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DRAMA!!!

(Photo of my little pirates last year.) Working with children has blessed me, but there are times when I wondered if anything got through to those little ones.  Teaching drama to K-4 children each week was a challenge  The chaos, the after school … Continue reading

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WORTH THE WAIT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© This painting is now living in the home of a good friend Waiting patiently to see what nature has in store for us in our new “old” house.  Since we moved in October, we only … Continue reading

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WHAT A YEAR!

From now until December 31st, we will be inundated with the year in review.  If you believe everything in the media, these news tidbits (fake or true) will be enough of a downer for anyone.  We’ll be more than ready … Continue reading

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MY MOM

My mother was a part of the Greatest Generation – those who held tightly to their spiritual beliefs, weren’t afraid to go to war to defend their country or to stay at home and work for the war effort – people … Continue reading

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HANGING ON

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY KATHY BOECHER© Our lives are like a thin, frayed thread, Our thoughts are filled with fear and dread, The tines of life like wildfire spread, We even wish that we were dead, Yet God would not release His … Continue reading

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