Category Archives: ART & POETRY BY THE BOECHERS

PAINTING WITH WORDS

I sit here at my keyboard trying to create pictures with words. The time spent often seems wasteful and futile. I could be enjoying the genuine images- not just pixelized versions, but the genuine article. Maybe when the words run … Continue reading

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AN END TO CHAOS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A day free of anger and hostile aspersion, The peaceful relief comes in simple diversion, Turn back to the simple the sweet and the kind, Release all the wrath that is filling … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES GOD SEE?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within my reflection just what do I see? The confident woman I wish I could be, But deep down inside of my sin stricken soul, I still feel defeated and not totally … Continue reading

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ONE GLIMMER OF HOPE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In the heart of the forest, what is it you see, The death of the brush or the loss of each tree, They die for a while, and rise up again, Spring … Continue reading

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A CALL TO REST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary, a place to run and hide, A place to … Continue reading

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WINTER WATCH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The majestic eagle casts his perfect vision on the field below, Always looking for his next meal or provision for his waiting mate, Who herself is on guard for the protection of … Continue reading

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WE HAVE A TOTEM IN OUR BACKYARD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Many folks have special sculptures that enhance the garden space. They choose cherubs small and angels tall to decorate the place, In my backyard it’s not that way.  Art adorns with sculpted … Continue reading

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YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN’T HIDE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER 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. … Continue reading

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REDEMPTIVE WATERS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL &KATHY BOECHER© You speak, Lord and the mountains listen, You open your hand and the power of rushing water jets from their walls, The cliffs bow down to you, How majestic is your name in … Continue reading

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INTERSECTIONS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Like ships that pass upon the open waters, We sail through life effortlessly, or so it seems, Under the surface there are tangles and weeds that strangle, Above, prevailing winds determine … Continue reading

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THE BEST GIFT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The merriment of Christmas, brings smiles to everyone, But often we forget the joy of God’s own precious Son. The packages are opened. The paper now is torn. The ribbons lay upon … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS PROMISE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Children stare in awe at the ornaments and lights, Each sparkle puts a twinkle in their eyes. The cookies are in the oven, such tantalizing bites, The gifts of Christmas come in … Continue reading

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LIFE IS JUST A BREATH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER   My life on this planet is merely a breath, There isn’t enough time it seems, No work that I do here will help me face death, The love of the Christ … Continue reading

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JUST A TINY BABY BOY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER He was just a little baby boy, but like no other one. He fussed and cried like babies do, but this was God’s own Son. People came to see the King and … Continue reading

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WHAT LIES AHEAD?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER We don’t know what each day will bring. Our future is unknown. To God’s own Son our praises sing. He’s made our lives His own. He’s taken on our sins. He took … Continue reading

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WE WILL SURVIVE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life gets complicated, Torrents of troubles rain upon us, This brief time on earth is a mere whisper, How do we withstand the storms, How do we live through them, How … Continue reading

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IN THE BEGINNING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER It was part of a bigger plan than anyone could imagine, It had to come from God alone, for pure hearts to be examined, He sent His Son to pay the price, … Continue reading

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© One nation under God,” is what our founders said, But something happened on the way. They now say God is dead. I know our God lives on. He stands at heaven’s … Continue reading

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ADAPTATION

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His hands are open to the world. He reaches out to heal. He touches and His will is done. He knows just how we feel. He took on human flesh to be … Continue reading

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JESUS, LEAD ME

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You never cease to hold me safely in Your hand, When everything my body does so blatantly demand, You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me with all … Continue reading

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