Category Archives: Christian Poetry

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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GOD’S OWN SON

This week I’m featuring some of Paul’s wood sculptures. ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© He didn’t come in glory on that first Christmas Day, His palace was a lowly place, His bed was made of hay, His … Continue reading

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RESONANCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Change is coming, you can feel the vibrations in your soul, Sounds ravage across mountainous crevasses, Bouncing, Reverberating, Echoing back and forth, New sounds with each step, Thunderous sounds of wings flapping, Making their way … Continue reading

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CALM AFTER THE STORM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The power of God’s breath can stir the wind, His might and strength also can calm the troubled seas, His hand can capture the storms of life, Lassoing it with one finger, He uses them … Continue reading

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THE DARKNESS OF SIN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You beckon me before your throne.  I have no plea to give. My sins are far too many.  I don’t deserve to live, But still you call to me.  You tell me it’s all right, … Continue reading

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REMEMBER . . .

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Hidden in the ashes, trampled by the steel, Lay the sons and daughters of that day, In the years that follow, our hearts may never heal, We mourn their loss – We try … Continue reading

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RESTORATION

ART & POETRY By PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The painting is of a barn on the Erickson Farmstead in Isanti, Minnesota.  The entire complex is in the process of restoration.  It’s already undergone a great deal of work and is being … Continue reading

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THE LORD, MY SHEPHERD & KING

My Jesus is my everything, He always lives within me, He is the shepherd of my heart, He knows right where I will be, He guides, provides and leads me to, pastures clothed with morning dew, Restores my soul and gives me rest, each morning He makes … Continue reading

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SOLITUDE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In solitude we find ourselves – we need some time alone, A quiet place where life stands still – an instant safety zone, Where waters blue envelope us, where peace is everywhere, Where you can … Continue reading

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BRILLIANCE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© An army of birch trees surrounds the crystalizing pond, The leaves begin to fall, but their outer shell remains, Clothed in brilliant shades of white and brown, The air has a … Continue reading

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BLESSED ASSURANCE

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our voice cries out when troubles come, we close our eyes and pray, The darkest moments will succumb, our minds might tend to stray, Temptation slithers into hearts, deceiving on its way, The lies which cloud our … Continue reading

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A NEW DAY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Signs of autumn in the air, Leaves slowly lose their grip and fall gently to the ground, Acorns pile up and seeds of all kinds burrow into the earth, Regeneration of life to come, … Continue reading

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SEASONS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Broken fences, tattered roof, trees that reach the sky, The cabin by the lake will now bid us a sad goodbye, The treasured fleeting memories, will fade just like the sun, We wander back … Continue reading

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SON DAY

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Buttery, soft petals explode across the western plain, Flowing gently downward or rising up again, A plethora of seeds it holds, for waiting birds to eat, They soon will fill the ground once more, when … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER THOUGHTS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sands of time embraced me and I suddenly was old, My heart still longs for paradise, along the winding road, It will be like nothing I’ve ever experienced in this lifetime, It will take … Continue reading

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THE OLD HOUSEBOAT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© ORIGINALLY POSTED 8/31/2015 The old houseboat still maintained a look of elegance, Even though paint was chipped and faded, The bough slightly battered from a constant, relationship with the shoreline, She sat quietly moored … Continue reading

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A TRIP TO THE CITY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Another watercolor cityscape painted while we lived close the core of the city.  There is a certain charm to a painting like this – a bit of nostalgia – a different world from … Continue reading

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MIRACLES

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© God lifts the hawk into the sky with wind beneath his wings, The talons are poised and ready, within him his heart sings, If God can guide the mighty hawk, through perils … Continue reading

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CLOTHED IN BEAUTY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Brilliant colors are fading fast, yet in their final glory, New shades replace their glorious past, they tell a brand new story, Then one last bloom itself displays, as leaves fall all around, The bloom will … Continue reading

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MOSAIC

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A composition consisting of color, hard edges, shadows and thick paint, Many faceted strokes of the brush, gliding across the canvas, Laden with motion, texture and spirit, Each piece of the painting … Continue reading

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