Category Archives: art & inspiration from the Boechers

PERFECT DESIGN

My husband has been blessed with such a beautiful artistic mind. It doesn’t only show up in his paintings and sculptures, but also in the way he thinks. He always seems to be creating, even when he’s asleep. An artist’s … Continue reading

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IMMANUEL – GOD WITH US

We travel this life talking to, relying on and trusting God, but the thought of actually meeting Him face to face is often inconceivable.  God loves us so much that He took on human flesh – went through the trauma of … Continue reading

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I NEED NOT FEAR

This relief sculpture of Jesus, the Good Shepherd was done several years back by Paul Boecher. It still resides in Bay Pines, Florida Lutheran Church. Paul was commissioned to do this piece and his love for Jesus shines through. The … Continue reading

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PEACE BE WITH YOU

Peace comes with the sound of raining gently falling on the roof.Peace can be a light in the window, a good book, a friend.It can be the sound of your teenager arriving home safely,A job, family, security or a clean … Continue reading

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WOULDN’T IT BE NICE?

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Wouldn’t it be nice if we could simply erase the events of the past? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if Mondays indicated a new start – a fresh beginning? If all the world could … Continue reading

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SUNFLOWER PAINTINGS

I wasn’t able to go along, due to my asthma.  It seems harder to breathe these days.  I did manage to paint at home however and came up with the painting at the top.  Longing for the days when the … Continue reading

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What are your thoughts when you see a trail of trains cars, unmoved, contained?  Is someone living in there?  Is there any hope within? When we lived in the city, there were … Continue reading

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WHAT’S ON YOUR WINDOW SHADES?

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© My husband, Paul, is a plein air artist.  He paints most everything outdoors.  Once he asked permission to paint a barn and the caretaker of the building said he would need to … Continue reading

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TRANQUILITY

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life and all its rigor, anxiety and friction, comes to a screeching halt when you find that tranquil place that gives you complete peace.  It can be held in words written on … Continue reading

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A LITTLE MORE OFF THE TOP

WOOD SCULPTURE BY PAUL BOECHER I often post paintings by my artist husband, Paul.  He dabbles in all sorts of art and is now one of the teaching artists at a local art center in our community.  Art is something … Continue reading

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LAZY HAZY DAYS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Can you imagine sitting on the stump of a downed tree at the edge of the river?  Your makeshift fishing line dangles lifelessly.  You dip  your toes into the refreshing water.  The … Continue reading

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TUMBLING DOWN

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Revelation 14:2 “And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of rushing waters and like a loud peal of thunder. The sound I heard was like that of harpists … Continue reading

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CRASHING DOWN

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Revelation 14:2 “And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of rushing waters and like a loud peal of thunder. The sound I heard was like that of harpists … Continue reading

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GOD’S CONSTANT CARE

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This majestic bird is known for the strange sounds which comes from deep inside its throat. Since they travel in large flocks, during migration across the plains, the noise becomes a raucous … Continue reading

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DARKNESS AND LIGHT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER God’s light shines in the most miraculous ways. When we see the sun rise in the morning, there is the promise of a new day. At day’s end, the shadows of the … Continue reading

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COMPOSURE

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   In a world of turmoil, rage, hatred, ugliness and insecurity, isn’t it nice to take a peek at the beauty of God’s creation? A graceful swan holds her head high, fluffs … Continue reading

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OLD MAN RIVER

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© We live in a small town right on the Mississippi River, as it joins the Rum River at a place called Peninsula Point. The mighty Mississip cuts a path right through the … Continue reading

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CONSOLATION

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 95:4-5 “In his hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the … Continue reading

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IT’S NOT COMPLICATED

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The simplicity of the Gospel often boggles the mind. We are expected to believe something extraordinary – inconceivable – impossible. We delude ourselves into thinking there has to be more to it … Continue reading

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