Category Archives: Christian devotion

THE PAUSE THAT REFRESHES

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could hit the pause button and stop the world for a time?  Some days are more chaotic than others, but at this time of the year we all need to slow down and take a … Continue reading

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THE YOUNG & RESTLESS SHEPHERDS

This is a rewrite of a post originally written 11/12/14 on atimetoshare.me  One of my favorite teachable moments. A few years ago, I was rehearsing a short Christmas play with my after school drama class.  The boys would be shepherds and sheep and … Continue reading

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THANKFUL

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Each day our hearts should swell with joy, for treasures that we hold, And count the blessings God employs, much greater than pure gold, The gifts within His creation, the untouched land and trees, The waters … Continue reading

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IT ALL STARTS TOMORROW

  A closer look at this painting of Paul’s, reveals the vastness of the surroundings dwarfing the beauty of these magnificent animals.  Its been almost 50 years since this annual tradition of hunting deer in Wisconsin has stirred the excitement … Continue reading

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DAYS OF YORE

PHOTO OF ME CIRCA 1944We all like to remember the pleasant things from our past. I think every generation believes that the “good old days” were the times they were growing up and young adults.  George Washington undoubtedly preferred remembering the … Continue reading

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FRESH START

Originally posted 11-10-17 on atimetoshare.me ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Filtered light kisses the petals, Morning mist embraces each leaf, Golden rays enliven, Breathing, Inspiring, Giving hope, Fear and anxiety drowned by the beauty, Bringing peace, Lifting up, … Continue reading

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GROANING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHERy©in prayer. I put away my selfish thoughts and ask that you be there – My words cannot express my needs, but I know you understand. With groans that I can’t comprehend, you help … Continue reading

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BLAZING GLORY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A shadow of the artist within the paint does fall, The hand that guides the paintbrush reacts to beauty’s call, He paints with simple brush stokes, caressing every space, Designing and embracing, the … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING LUTHER OR CELEBRATING TRUTH

Within a few short weeks, the Lutheran church will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the nailing of the 95 Thesis on the church at Wittenburg, Germany and the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  My church is planning an outreach celebration … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A reticent heron perches upon an empty nest, The remnants of a family lay heavy on her chest, The death sting of God’s holy breath, defies imagination, Why would He let this all be … Continue reading

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