I came across this writing today from 7/2/14 and it seemed so fitting to share today. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves of where we’ve come from and share the hope with others that we don’t need to stay in our past but be moved to our future that is boundless! I originally called this “Learning … More Hope in Troubled Waters
What is it that makes your heart smile? Can you feel it? Maybe it’s that special someone calling your name? Maybe it’s when you think of your favorite place to be? Maybe it’s when you think of a favorite food or song? It ebbs from the very inner core and radiates from your inner most … More MY HEART SMILES
There it was – the blanket… and all its secrets. It held the secret of love; the secret of passion; the secret of intimacy…. And who knows what other secrets are in that blanket? There it was…. With a story all its own… bound in its final place…. A gift to be given! What do … More WHAT’S IN THE BLANKET???!?
As I was getting ready for work one day last week, I glanced at the screenshot on my phone and I heard, ‘things aren’t always as they seem’. I knew exactly what it meant! For days that phrase haunted me and as I pondered it, I knew it was meant to be my next blog. … More THINGS AREN’T ALWAYS AS THEY SEEM
So I was recently asking God what to write about because I was stuck. In the busy-ness of life, I haven’t made time to sit and write. In any case, I think I heard Him as I sat in church this morning. You see, lately, it seems like it’s been a time of true … More TRUE CONFESSIONS
I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. (Ps. 77:11 -NIV) I so love this time of year – thanksgiving time! A time to be thankful in all things! Thankful for the air we breathe and the life we have! I know for some, it is … More MIRACLE ON MAPLE STREET
(written Sunday night 11/22/15) Today, as I sit to write this, I want to reflect on this morning’s thoughts. The idea came to me as I stood in church; next to me was my amazing, handsome 24 year old autistic son who stood to my left, swaying to the music that was muffled by the … More Can you hear through those big yellow headphones?
Mark 2:1-12 (NIV) Jesus Forgives and Heals a Paralyzed Man A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 They gathered in such large numbers that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. 3 Some men came, bringing … More WHERE’S THAT DIRT COMING FROM?
WHOSE CUP DO YOU MEASURE YOURSELF (OTHERS) BY? “the parable of the cups” J Ok – so this is one of those strange mornings as I was driving, I started reflecting on my kitchen cabinets – any of you ever done that? First of all, many of you know my kitchen cabinet story so that … More WHOSE CUP DO YOU MEASURE YOURSELF (OTHERS) BY?
Hi There! So glad you came to check out my page. To those of you who may not know me – my name is Sheila Bouchard. I currently live in Connecticut. I am a passionate lover of Jesus & my identity is in HIM! I am also a wife to Dan; mother to Jessica, Richard, Rebecca & … More About Me