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SANCTUARY OF GOD’S ROCK SOLID LOVE

Your hand reaches down and touches the vastness of creation, Within your hand is the power to carve into mountains and establish flowage for the water, There is power in the sound of your voice, Majesty and steadfastness, With one word … Continue reading

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PEACE BE WITH YOU

Peace comes with the sound of raining gently falling on the roof.Peace can be a light in the window, a good book, a friend.It can be the sound of your teenager arriving home safely,A job, family, security or a clean … Continue reading

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THE OUTDOOR PAINTER

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© For many years, my husband painted in various plein air competitions in our area.  My itinerate outdoorsman thrived on this type of painting and still does, however the competitive part of it has waned … Continue reading

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WOULDN’T IT BE NICE?

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Wouldn’t it be nice if we could simply erase the events of the past? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if Mondays indicated a new start – a fresh beginning? If all the world could … Continue reading

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SUNFLOWER PAINTINGS

I wasn’t able to go along, due to my asthma.  It seems harder to breathe these days.  I did manage to paint at home however and came up with the painting at the top.  Longing for the days when the … Continue reading

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What are your thoughts when you see a trail of trains cars, unmoved, contained?  Is someone living in there?  Is there any hope within? When we lived in the city, there were … Continue reading

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TUMBLING DOWN

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Revelation 14:2 “And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of rushing waters and like a loud peal of thunder. The sound I heard was like that of harpists … Continue reading

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CRASHING DOWN

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Revelation 14:2 “And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of rushing waters and like a loud peal of thunder. The sound I heard was like that of harpists … Continue reading

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GOD’S CONSTANT CARE

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This majestic bird is known for the strange sounds which comes from deep inside its throat. Since they travel in large flocks, during migration across the plains, the noise becomes a raucous … Continue reading

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DARKNESS AND LIGHT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER God’s light shines in the most miraculous ways. When we see the sun rise in the morning, there is the promise of a new day. At day’s end, the shadows of the … Continue reading

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COMPOSURE

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   In a world of turmoil, rage, hatred, ugliness and insecurity, isn’t it nice to take a peek at the beauty of God’s creation? A graceful swan holds her head high, fluffs … Continue reading

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OLD MAN RIVER

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© 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 Mississip cuts a path right through the … Continue reading

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CONSOLATION

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 95:4-5 “In his hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the … Continue reading

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SPRING – RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The ravages of winter have all but covered the once fertile fields of this beautiful, old barn, but life still exists within and without. The memories emanating from my grandparent’s farm continue … Continue reading

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SANTAS

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Over a number of years, my artist husband has created several hand carved Santas for me.  Each was added at Christmas to a collection started long ago.  I love it when Paul … Continue reading

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THE DARKNESS OF DEATH

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER A few years ago, on our way to Bible study, we took our regular route over the river through the north side of town. The trees dipped in the light of a … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLE THINGS

October brings thoughts of Apple Cider simmering on the stove – the scent of cinnamon permeates the entire house. Pumpkins have been carved and set on doorsteps. Straw scarecrows stand as guards at the door. Farmers are looking forward to … Continue reading

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PAINTING IDOLS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER This morning, John, the eclectic contrarian, spoke about television as being an idol in today’s society.  It made me think of the ancients and their idols.  I’m posting a few of the … Continue reading

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THE GREAT I AM

  ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A few years ago, my husband Paul, was commissioned to paint a mural in the commons area of our church’s Christian Day School.  The mural was the center piece of several … Continue reading

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IT STARTED WITH A TREE

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© God spent six days creating the world. He rested on the seventh, not because He needed it, but so He could take the time to enjoy the work of His hands. The world was perfect … Continue reading

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