Category Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

WE NEED EACH OTHER

The road is full of stumbling blocks, we see them every day,Our path is filled with hiccups which toughen up the way,Our journey to eternity is filled with indecision,We struggle through all daily tasks, requiring supervision,The signs that lead to … Continue reading

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END OF SUMMER DAZE

The chatter and noise of children at play, Summer breeze of relief from the sun’s burning ray, Red Umbrellas and blue shade a sweat covered brow, Things to climb on and hang from, in the sweet here and now, Days of youth pass so quickly … Continue reading

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RUSHING WATER

Water can be a rushing creek, tumbling over rocks and tree limbs.  It can be a raging sea tossing a small vessel in every direction.  It can be a quiet lake with refreshment and coolness on a hot summer day.  … Continue reading

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LIFE’S JOURNEY

This series of paintings was done about eleven years ago, by Paul Boecher. The poem by Kathy Boecher was written about four years later. I discovered these paintings recently and realized I hadn’t shown them before. Always finding treasures at … Continue reading

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BLESSINGS THROUGH LIGHT

Sunlight dances across brilliant blue skies, Weaving a kaleidoscope of light and color, Twisting and turning through boughs and leaves, It balances just the right amount of a warm, comforting glow. Each fragment of fractured light disperses into brilliance, Tiny … Continue reading

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CHARTING THE COURSE

Ripple effects of every day, can change or drive us down, The way to find contentment is in every perfect sound, The breath of the wind entwines you, the grip of hate hangs tight, No matter how you battle it, it’s right … Continue reading

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WHAT’S ON THE OTHER SIDE?

Your hand created all that is, it’s right before our eyes, You breathed the breath of life in us, the earth, the sea and skies, Every tiny cell and atom, lay in your strong control, You crafted each and every … Continue reading

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DREAMY VILLAGE

No this isn’t the mystical little town of Brigadoon, the magical town filled with legend, love, tragedy and beautiful music. It.might be though.  This is a town just north of the great cities of St. Paul & Minneapolis, but it … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

When life engulfs you with anger and rage – when you struggle with fear and temptation, Turn your mind to the glory of God’s written page – He will heal you and give you salvation. Though your days seem relentless, your nights never … Continue reading

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BIG GOD, LITTLE ME

I stand in Your presence my God. Your strength surpasses the skies, I can’t comprehend an ant such as me could possibly gaze in Your eyes, I’m created in Your image, yet sin has caused a great distance, To wheedle … Continue reading

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ARTIST’S SKETCH BOOK

Sitting by the open seaside, gazing at the sky above, Reaching for the clouds in heaven, dreaming of a perfect love, Dreaming, waiting, hoping longing for a glimpse of heaven’s door, You can’t find it on this planet, if you … Continue reading

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HE LEADS ME BY STILL WATERS

Though fears assail and haunt me, my Jesus will be there, He knows my every weakness, He feels my every care, Through valleys dark He leads me, He’s always at my side, To waters still He guides me, refreshment He’ll provide, … Continue reading

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WHERE EAGLES DARE

Majestic eagle spreads his wings, a span of eight feet wide, The pinions of those glorious wings with heaven soon collide, His feathers made for reaching God, they also serve to save, Protection for those learning how to take off … Continue reading

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ON THE WATERFRONT

Reflections of a summer day, the range of many hues, The gentle breeze on mirrored lakes, the reds, yellows and blues, The sailboats take their daily cruise, the colors quickly change, While God remains in heavenly skies, the seasons to … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SABBATICAL

When we search for distant places, When we walk uncharted lands, Our hearts are filled with wonder, Our minds hold no demands, A trail that leads to winter, A path beside the sea, A walkway through a forest, Whatever it … Continue reading

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FRACTURED FRIDAY -BRIDGING THE GAP

I believe that God has plans for each one of ius. How do we bridge the gap between aging and youth? Maybe it starts by listening to each other – sharing life moments – reaching out rather than judging. In … Continue reading

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WHERE EVER I GO, HE IS THERE

When answers to questions are hard to find, We struggle within and our minds go blind, We try as we will to figure it out, We fret and we worry, we cry and pout, We try to do what is out … Continue reading

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LIFE LINES

(This pencil drawing lives on our living room wall. It is one of my favorites works of Pauls art. The detail in every inch is like the patchwork of our lives. It has won awards.) Each line is like a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SERENITY

Chaos, turbulence, indecisiveness Stilled with One calming voice. Turning rolling seas into calm glass, Raising life from the frozen ground. One voice calls and all creation listens. His voice is in the wind, the rain, the sound of a child’s … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU’RE AN ARTIST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER My husband, Paul, is an artist. He has been painting since he was 11. He made his career as an art director for several ad agencies and owned his own for 12 … Continue reading

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