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ENTRANCE TO AUTUMN

ART BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Give thanks to the Lord for His creation, In His hands all things came into existence, The trees perfectly designed and crafted to bring shade, comfort, and shelter, The seas in all their majesty, … Continue reading

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A RACE TO NOWHERE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Time pulls us away from the beauty around us. We’re in a race to beat the clock. Each day becomes a battle field between our time here , And hope of eternity … Continue reading

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SIGNS OF AUTUMN

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Sunlight rises through skeletal remnants of trees that once were lush with a canopy of green. The sunshade turns from hues of chartreuse and emerald to rust, gold and crimson. The demise … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

ART BY KATHY BOECHER Dear, Heavenly Father, You have safely brought me through another week. You’ve walked with me each second of every day, even though I tend to go my own way.  You love me with an unconditional love … Continue reading

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UP, UP & AWAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Birds can’t fly unless they open their wings, They soar through the air and their voices sing, If we flew that high by opening a door, We could make things happen and so … Continue reading

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YOU ARE THE VINE …

      ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© John 5:1  “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.” I want to know you, Lord.  I want to feel your arms around me, comforting, protecting, … Continue reading

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SITTING ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY

A lazy Saturday morning, as waves crash on the shore, Watching as anchors are lifted, in search of something more, Wind arches within snow white sails, pushing the craft to sea, Cut from the bonds which captured it, longing now to be free. … Continue reading

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SUMMER’S GLORIOUS END

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When it seems that all is gone and the days stretch on too long, There is hope and consolation in God’s perfect preservation, He provides for every need, even when there’s naught … Continue reading

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QUAINT COUNTRY TOWN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Another time, another place, a world so far gone by, Where streets were paved with cobblestones, under an azure sky, Where people took the time to share a word or more with you, … Continue reading

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SKY CLOUDS AND WATER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECH   A quiet, steamy morning – the wind not yet ready to hit the sails, An ominous sky of pink tinged clouds hanging low over the still water, Some of the boats stand anchored … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE CROSS

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

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LAST HURRAH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Summer is winding down, but there are still a few steamy days left.  Soon the beaches will close along with public pools, but the memories made during the summer of 2019 will live … Continue reading

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PLEIN AIR ARTIST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© For many years, my husband painted in various plein air competitions in our area.  My itinerate outdoorsman thrived on this type of painting and still does, however the competitive part of it has waned … Continue reading

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MORNING RAPTURE

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Ask any outdoor painter when it’s the best time to create art and they will undoubtedly say – in the morning or at twilight.  During these brief moments, God has taken … Continue reading

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WAIT A LITTLE WHILE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gliding through the morning waters, watching as the sun breaks through, All alone as diamonds glisten, dancing in the morning dew, Slicing through the still clear water, searching for the perfect place, … Continue reading

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STEP INTO THE LIGHT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A tender shepherd walked this earth with love within his touch, His words could calm the troubled sheep, His hands led them through much. He chased away the predators,  He brought them safely home. … Continue reading

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ENRAGED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A mighty torrent of raging water gushes through the mountain passes, Tumbling over granite, Seeping through the tiniest cracks, Forging a path of energy on its way, Life hits us like that sometimes, … Continue reading

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A SURE FOUNDATION

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Atop a hill, within the mist, a sturdy city stands, It has withstood the sands of time, by folding of the hands, The prayers are not all answered, but certainly are heard, … Continue reading

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© It seems that nothing matters anymore, When tears like floods fall gently to the floor, When life itself seems meaningless and lost, We long for respite from the horrid cost.   The difference … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE YOU, GOD?

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

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