Category Archives: Christian Poetry

DAYS TO COME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A sweet hint of inspiration and light upon the bay, The quiet indication of sights we see each day, A lonely craft cuts through the waves, the sky with clouds entwine, The trees turn red … Continue reading

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SOAR WITH THE EAGLES

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© To soar with the eagles no matter how high, To reach all my goals or at least I can try, To try and to fail but never give up, To turn to … Continue reading

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COME UNTO HIM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn; still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to … Continue reading

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THE MASTER DESIGNER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Carved from depths of hardened granite, pushing forth with force unknown, Placed upon this glorious planet, by the Hand of God alone, Through His skill and engineering, His design fits every need, With … Continue reading

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GREEN PASTURES

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Slowly crossing the sands of time –  into a pasture green sublime. I’ll rest my feet and wet my lips, with waters clear and cold that grips. Through danger I will walk with … Continue reading

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ENDINGS AND BEGINNINGS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The heat of summer crunches under fallen shards, Remnants of that which once was full of life, Giving way to grandiose color everywhere, God’s paintbrush embraces the trees, Scrumbling brilliant hues throughout the landscape, … Continue reading

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BROKEN YET STRONG

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© There will be days when you feel completely broken down – Physically, emotionally, spiritually, When every ounce of strength has been sapped, When it seems you can no longer go on, When … Continue reading

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A QUIET PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When life becomes impossible and full of rhetoric, When fears surround and every sound begins to make you sick, When words of hate and viciousness, spew from the pit of hell, When lies are spread and … Continue reading

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A NEW DAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Golden glow arises at dawn, kissing the trees awake, Brilliant tints inhabit the sky, shades for heaven they make, A ripple effect explodes there, shadows and light descend, The chill in the air refreshes, all … Continue reading

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THE NEW OLD HOUSE

Two years ago, we moved into our “little house on the highway” or as I refer to it, the new, old house.  The picture is not of our house, but one of Paul’s older paintings of a cottage in the … Continue reading

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SHADES OF AUTUMN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The heat of summer has passed away, Giving way to gorgeous color everywhere, God’s paintbrush caresses the trees, Casts brilliant hues throughout the landscape, Fills the sky with burnt orange, crimson and gold, … Continue reading

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OPEN THE FLOODGATES

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The mountains proclaim His glory, His love comes pouring forth, The waters rejoice with honor, while raging over stones, Tiny pebbles declare His name, the stones declare His worth, Power surges into rivers, His praises … Continue reading

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SURVIVOR

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This painting was done after a tornado tore through Minneapolis, destroying a rookery reserved for egrets.  One remained through the storm. Hunkered down within his shattered nest, The majestic egret surveys … Continue reading

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TROUBLED WATERS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Waters churning, waves are rising, still the Lamb of God is there, Swirling winds uncompromising, there is nothing we need fear, Sails unfurling, mast revising, casting doubt on God’s presence, Still He holds the wheel … Continue reading

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PEACE IN THE CHAOS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The air chokes with death and the smells of it. Deep in the bowels of the earth, the demons dance for joy, Hatred, twisted minds, Overtly wounded souls disperse the winds of … Continue reading

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MASTERPIECE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© An empty canvas, white and pure, transforms before your eyes, Through brush strokes and experience a painting does arise, Our lives are so much like that board, we start out fresh and new, … Continue reading

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LOOK UP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Where can you find some peace of mind, 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 shadows … Continue reading

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SUBMISSION

WOOD SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Raising hands to our God on high, with head bowed in submission, Tears flow fast as our eyes do cry, repentance and petition, The words seem empty as we pray, but God will send His Spirit, He knows exactly what we … Continue reading

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KING OF ALL

WOOD SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© On the days when I feel useless, when I simply cannot move, When my heart is full of vigor, but I can’t get in the groove, That’s the time I need my Savior, The true … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT ROLE MODEL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Do we place upon a pedestal the heroes of our time? We sometimes make them idols. Do we think they are divine? When they show that they are human, they quickly tumble down. … Continue reading

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