Tag Archives: Anxiety

SINGING THE BLUES

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Lipid pools of open water, gently piercing through the glass, Leaving pock marks on the surface, praying that this soon will pass, Such a constant blend of color, only one remains to be, Dripping, … Continue reading

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AN OVER EXTENDED TIME OUT

As old as I am, I still remember the days when I was led to the corner to think about my actions. Today they call it a time out. In Biblical times, they called it 40 days and 40 nights. … Continue reading

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A SUDDEN SURGE

Have you ever just opened up the floodgates and let the tears fall where they may? You may have no logical reason for doing so, but with things as they are in our world right now, I seem to be … Continue reading

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IT ONLY TOOK ONE STONE

King David was once a young shepherd boy.  He was satisfied tending his sheep.  His brothers were older and stronger, with a few more years of life experience than he.  He found satisfaction playing the lyre while watching over the … Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA FAILS

Forrest Gump’s mama had it right when she said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.”  The Pinterest photo above is evidence of how things usually turn out in real life. The … Continue reading

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WE HAVE A CHOICE

We never seem to outgrow fear.  It’s an emotion that carries with it the scars of a lifetime.  It’s something that grows with the years.  Add our prejudices, anger, our negativity and our selfishness to it and we have a … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME . . .

There once was a woman who loved to create beautiful things from the earth.  Each year she’d long for the winter cold to vanish so she could lay seeds in the ground and watch them grow.  She loved to pull … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU JUST WANT TO SCREAM

I’ve been able to avoid using my sewing machine for almost four years.  Now that there’s a need for face masks, I got on the mask making bandwagon.  Those diy YouTube videos make it look so easy.  I thought it … Continue reading

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QUESTIONING AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES

How long has this been going on?  I feel like it’s been years, but the first case of reported COVID19 occurred sometime in January.  Immediately the pandemic turned into panic.  Since that time, states have been going into lockdown and … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear, Risen Savior, Brother and Friend, Jesus, I come to you this Sunday after Easter with a heavy heart.  I like many others in this world have grown impatient.  I find myself becoming angry that I can’t be with my … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME – PART TWO

There once was a place that flourished with great bounty.  Fields of wheat blew softly in the wind as corn pushed its way through the fertile soil. There were those who lived in poverty, not by choice.  The division in … Continue reading

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THIRSTING FOR CHURCH

It’s Sunday – a day I would normally be sitting in a church pew alongside my husband, daughter and granddaughter. It’s been a time away from the physical contact we used to enjoy. We’re now confined to our homes.  Yes, … Continue reading

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WORLD WIDE TIME OUT

So how has your world changed in the past few weeks?  Are you enjoying the new horizons within the confines of your home?  Is your time filled with surprises?  How’s that stress level? Are you enjoying the freedom of not … Continue reading

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AND SO WE WAIT …

On March 7, 2020, the first case of corona virus was reported in Minnesota.  Immediately people went into panic mode and started to hoard such things as toilet paper and water.  When the virus turned into a worldwide pandemic, other … Continue reading

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WORRY NOT ABOUT TOMORROW

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© When fears and worries are so real, We sometimes wonder why we feel, The pangs of deep depression. The weight’s extreme – we lose all hope, Our hearts grow sad – for strength we … Continue reading

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DEATH SHALL HAVE NO DOMINION

And death shall have no dominion. Dead man naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon; When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone, They shall have stars at elbow … Continue reading

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CAN WE FIND GOOD IN THIS

Yesterday I went grocery shopping for the week. As I made my way through the aisles I couldn’t help but notice more people than usual doing the same.  Some had filled their carts to capacity and even to the point … Continue reading

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LORD, HEAR MY PRAYER

Do you pray on a daily basis?  Maybe you pray before meals or upon going to sleep each night.  Maybe your prayers are sporadic and often forgotten.  Did you know that even calling out God’s name is in effect a … Continue reading

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THE WORLD IN DARKNESS LAY

Can you imagine a world in complete darkness? It may seem that the haze covering our earth and intermingling with our thoughts, fears and dreams has shrouded our thinking and even our way of life.  When God plagued Egypt in … Continue reading

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DELIVERANCE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When we have the ability to walk the streets without fear, To pad through the glory of the environment with wild abandon, To soak in everything within our grasp with no … Continue reading

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