Category Archives: ART & POETRY BY THE BOECHERS

OPEN SKETCH BOOK

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© A gentle breeze winds its way through a treed canopy, Taking a trip along the water’s edge, Clouds begin to collect in angelic form above the lake, A peaceful setting, filled … Continue reading

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THE CROSS OF GLORY

Art & Poetry by Pau & Kathy Boecher© He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss. He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago, He for … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T HIDE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A road can lead to nowhere as we travel through this life, Our minds submit to evil, our hearts endure much strife, But when we follow Jesus, the road is always clear, … Continue reading

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THE DARKNESS OF DEATH

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER A few years ago, on our way to Bible study, we took our regular route over the river through the north side of town. The trees dipped in the light of a … Continue reading

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SURVIVOR

ART & POETRY BY PAUL  & KATHY BOECHER© This painting was done shortly after a tornado tore through the city of Minneapolis.  An entire rookery was destroyed, except for one lone survivor. He sat majestically in his tattered nest, surveying … Continue reading

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WERE YOU THERE?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Were you there when the universe was formed, Did you watch as God crushed through solid rock, And made majestic mountains, Did you hear the sound of His breath, As He filled … Continue reading

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I WALK IN DANGER EVERY DAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 56:2 “Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High.” Every day we’re set upon by the enemy. It can be … Continue reading

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COME QUICKLY, LORD, JESUS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A pale glimmer of mauve glistens over the city as the sun descends into night, Leaving a path of darkened shadows and sparkling diamonds in its wake, Reflections cover a cobblestone street, … Continue reading

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SEEING HIM FACE TO FACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered many … Continue reading

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WE SHALL RISE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER On these chilly days of autumn, our thoughts often turn to the impending winter months.  In Minnesota, they normally start about this time and stay with us until April.  Half of the … Continue reading

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WRITTEN ON THE WIND

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Churning, swirling, pulsated by the turbulence of energy, The long, leaf lavished limbs of mature trees, Undulate under the rhythm of God’s breath, Up and down, here and there, tossing, … Continue reading

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WE WILL SOAR WITH EAGLES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The glory of the Lord is painted throughout His creation, Wafting down from the heights of heaven as an eagle, Upon whose tremendous wingspan touches every cloud, Carving through granite mountains … Continue reading

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THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT A FARM

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Both my husband and I grew up in the city.  I lived in a 4 story apartment building which required walking up four flights of stairs.  It was a modest old brick … Continue reading

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SEASONS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Seasons of life are just seven, yet sometimes they last even more, Our last destination is heaven, but think of what’s passed on before, Each chapter is full, each page covered too, … Continue reading

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IN THE MIDDLE OF OUR TOWN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The broken down feed mill remains firmly planted aside the river bank, Like a noble guardian, staunchly overlooking the water, Once filled with golden treasure of the harvest, It now stands … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T HIDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Entwined with brush and branches, a refuge holds you tight, The world is far away, you’re hidden from its sight, The fear you hold inside, adrenaline excites, But comfort still you … Continue reading

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OBSTACLES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Rushing water, Surging as it crashes, Over broken rock, And fallen trees, Twisting and turning, Undulating like a serpent, Snaking its way through the forest, Life giving water, Flourishing with vitality, … Continue reading

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DELIVERANCE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When we have the ability to walk the streets without fear, To pad through the glory of the environment with wild abandon, To soak in everything within our grasp with no … Continue reading

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FINAL BLOOMS

When bruised and injured we do fall, before our Father’s throne Looking on the lamb once slain for all sins to atone, Our pain is nothing next to His, our wounds are all but naught. The blood He shed, His … Continue reading

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WHAT LIES WITHIN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A swampy mass of algae filled water, Crusted with swarming gnats and flies, Deemed a place to avoid, Yet within the muck and slime, A plethora of lily pads abounds, Reaching the … Continue reading

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