Category Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

WHERE IS MY PEACE?

Where do you find contentment when all around seems lost, In city streets so dimly lit, at an expensive cost, In valleys green where water pours through rivers pure and clean, In the darkness of the soul within, is that were you … 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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Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does is come in simpler ways, like doing and … Continue reading

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A LIFE RESTORED

What happened to days of our untethered youth, When what was required depended on truth? When worries were few and troubles unknown, What happened from then to the now that has grown? Our days filled with moments both carefree and … Continue reading

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WHEN TWO SIDES UNITE

The road is full of stumbling blocks, we see them every day,Our path is full of 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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FADING FAST

“The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet their span is but toil and trouble; they are soon gone, and we fly away.”  Psalm 90:10 – Holy Bible  “All the world’s a stage,  … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN

There is nothing new under the sun.Things we do wrong have already been doneThe sins of today are nothing new.Most men have observed this to be true. All we experience has been done before.The hopes we aspire to aren’t new anymore.The … Continue reading

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TEARS FROM GOD

The tears of God come rushing down to moisturize the earth, The water fills the hardened ground with life and brings new birth. The seeds that we have planted, lie dormant in the ground, Until His precious water quenches souls … Continue reading

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YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN’T HIDE

When life gets tough we sometimes feel we have to run away. We look at things much differently with every passing day. It seems too complicated to stay and go the course. We give in to selfish thinking, we give … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE DEPTHS OF HELL

This painting is a recreation of a spot in Yellowstone National Park. Imagine what the first explorers and mountain men thought when they saw steam spewing out of the earth and putrid smells exuding from its depths. It must have … Continue reading

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AN AGING EDIFICE

Right outside the city, stands a house that’s very old,Built to fight off danger and the bitter, wintry, cold,Each brick was placed precisely upon the cornerstone,The mortar held them tightly, through winds so swiftly blown. This house was built so … Continue reading

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OBSTACLES OVERCOME

As I sit here at my window this morning, a new scene is taking place. Usually I watch the birds at the feeder or the squirrels beneath it. Occasionally there’s a feral cat or two to amuse. Today there is … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR WISDOM

This re-post has become a mainstay to my New Year’s wishes for you.  Hope you enjoy and have a blessed New Year. Through the cobwebs of existence – through the darkness of our strife – Through the dankness of our … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

Opening up a new year like a gift from one now passed.Searching for solutions for mistakes that have been cast.Trying hard to change the errors we have skewed.Looking up with hope again. Our lives will be renewed. We try – … Continue reading

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TRUST

I lift my hands in confidence that you will hear my prayer, I wonder what you think of them as I cast all my care, Up to the heavens where you dwell, where only you can see, The darkness of … Continue reading

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ONLY GOD CAN

Who are we to think we can do what God does, He created everything, Forming, Shaping, Molding, Crafting, Designing, Each intricate pattern in that creation, Because of His love for us, Who do we think we are, Are we able … Continue reading

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SECURE IN YOUR SANCTUARY

Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded,A hidden place held by webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary and a place to run and hide,A home to lick the wounds of hurt and safely stay inside, … Continue reading

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WINTER SNOW

White was my favorite color when I was just a child, It made me think of purity, of peace and love gone wild, The colors of the rainbow are included in white’s glow, Shades of blue, green, yellow and red infused within … Continue reading

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GOD’S PRICELESS TREASURE

He didn’t come in glory on that first Christmas Day, His palace was a lowly place, His bed was made of hay, His mother held Him to her breast, and wondered at the child, This Holy Son of God was … Continue reading

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GO TELL IT . . .

Every crack and crevice can hear the angels sing, The rocks cry out with joy to hear  the wondrous news they bring, The Son of God is born a child, He’s come to save us all, Let’s sing His praises everywhere, and … Continue reading

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