Tag Archives: Art & Inspiration by Paul & Kathy Boecher

ALL FOGGED UP

The opaque murkiness of an impenetrable sky surrounds you. Your mind swirls with empty thoughts. You feel alone, lost, unapproachable, frightened. There is nothing but an enclosing haze that makes your mind swim. A somberness encumbers you – shrouds you, … Continue reading

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ONLY GOD CAN CHANGE HEARTS

Our world is full of tragic news and heartfelt disconnection. We struggle to find good in all the strife and insurrection. The devil uses all these things to tug within our reasoning. He twists and turns our very thoughts, with … Continue reading

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WATERCOLOR MEMORIES

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WHERE RIVERS UNITE

We live in a small town right on the Mississippi River, as it joins the Rum River at a place called Peninsula Point. The mighty Mississipi cuts a path right through the middle of our great country, it receives flowage … Continue reading

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SANDS OF TIME

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 battlefield between our time here ,And hope of eternity somewhere else.Our days are … Continue reading

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JUST A SKETCH OR TWO

Some time ago I tagged along with my artist husband to experience, first hand, what it’s like to paint outdoors.  Most of these excursions don’t produce final masterpieces, but are more of a study in light, shadows, feeling the environment … Continue reading

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WORKING TOGETHER

The Mark Twain story of how Tom Sawyer got his friends to do his work for him, is that of an entrepreneurial young man.  He made the job so appealing that his friends were even willing to give him something … Continue reading

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PERFECT DESIGN

My husband has been blessed with such a beautiful artistic mind. It doesn’t only show up in his paintings and sculptures, but also in the way he thinks. He always seems to be creating, even when he’s asleep. An artist’s … Continue reading

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IMMANUEL – GOD WITH US

We travel this life talking to, relying on and trusting God, but the thought of actually meeting Him face to face is often inconceivable.  God loves us so much that He took on human flesh – went through the trauma of … Continue reading

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WHAT’S ON YOUR WINDOW SHADES?

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© My husband, Paul, is a plein air artist.  He paints most everything outdoors.  Once he asked permission to paint a barn and the caretaker of the building said he would need to … Continue reading

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TRANQUILITY

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life and all its rigor, anxiety and friction, comes to a screeching halt when you find that tranquil place that gives you complete peace.  It can be held in words written on … Continue reading

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LAZY HAZY DAYS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Can you imagine sitting on the stump of a downed tree at the edge of the river?  Your makeshift fishing line dangles lifelessly.  You dip  your toes into the refreshing water.  The … Continue reading

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THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT A FARM

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Both my husband and I grew up in the city.  I lived in a 4 story apartment building which required walking up four flights of stairs.  It was a modest old brick … Continue reading

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SILENT FRIDAY

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© We all seek a place where we can run and hide from the pressures of daily living, but there is nothing hidden from the One who created us. When we come to … Continue reading

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DADDY

Neither of us was prepared for the birth of our first child.  I think it takes a long time to fit into the title of parent and usually through years of challenges and exciting adventures.  Who would’ve known the woman … Continue reading

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STALLED

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gentle waves lap up against the base of this bastion, It seems to be going nowhere – stuck, Sun blazes down upon it, Rain beats against it, Cold and snow integrate into … Continue reading

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WHAT IS LOVE?

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The art in this post doesn’t really have to do with love, but I love it.  Reminiscent of Northwest Coast art, and if you use your imagination, you can actually see … Continue reading

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