ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©
Shortened days – lack of sunlight,
Fields are white and streets now glazed,
In the icy silence of a stolen breath,
Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon remembered,
Anxiously we wait for One who promised he would come.
In a manger – in a stable – gently laid upon the hay,
His return will be in glory, as a King he will arrive,
Through his power and his wisdom he will judge and cast away,
All the evil and deception of the one whose only drive,
Is to make an interruption in the path we’ve chosen,
Light in darkness – sweet redemption – all my sins he melts away,
He brings life from deep depression – cradling in his arms each day,
In darkest hours I make confession of my guilt. I bare it all,
He forgives and grants me healing. He is there to take the fall,
I know He will always catch His dear children.
Frozen landscapes soon are hidden. Only pastures green remain,
He will lead me by still waters ’til He comes to earth again,
No fear of death will e’er surround me. I know it cannot sting me now,
I’ve given him my one possession – it is my life I do endow,
Take me, oh Lord and use me to thaw frozen hearts,
And help them find your sweet caresses and gentle warmth.