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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN

There is nothing new under the sun.Things we do wrong have already been doneThe sins of today are nothing new.Most men have observed this to be true. All we experience has been done before.The hopes we aspire to aren’t new anymore.The … Continue reading

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GOD IS AVAILABLE

A curtain made of yarn and linen woven together with greatest skill – Designed to honor the face of God. Only one could come into this holy place. Only one could enter and only at the appointed time. Cherubim meticulously crafted into the … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN

A bouquet of vibrant colors, slowly fading in the hand, Picked fresh this very morning, plucked from the moistened land, Our lives are like those flowers – they slowly wilt and die, We want to intercede somehow, but no matter how we try, … Continue reading

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TOO SOON TO DIG IN

When bygone days of winter pass and snow is off the ground, I tend to think of planting things, and wait without a sound, There’s nothing like new life I think, while pushing through dead leaves, The natural mulch has … Continue reading

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SOUNDS OF THE CITY

 I listen to the sounds – the crashing of the large containers as they are transferred to waiting freight trains. The rat- a- tat of the nail gun as a new roof is installed. The gentle breeze wafting its way … Continue reading

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PERSPECTIVE

How we look at life will determine our perspective. We can’t always do that on our own. We need God at our side through every aspect of our living. When we walk with Him, we never walk alone. Our lives … Continue reading

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MELT DOWN

Each morning is like a new beginning, A fresh start, A clean slate, We begin with optimistic eyes pointed at the early glow of a rising sun, As moments progress, the light overtakes the day and, Burns off the remnants of morning mist, … Continue reading

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THE FIELDS ARE RIPE

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 be more, With all of his might, with … Continue reading

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UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

They say love is unconditional, yet do we really know, The complexity of that one word or how we can bestow, Love is deemed to be complicated with hoops we can’t jump through, We try in countless ways just to … Continue reading

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FRESH AS A DAISY

The bright and friendly face of a daisy is welcoming and delightful. It’s crisply starched collar of white surrounds its face with freshness. No one is dressed as perfectly as these.  These bountiful blooms cheer a garden. They add blessing to … Continue reading

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WINTER WARMTH

Shortened days – lack of sunlight.Fields are white and streets now glazed.In the icy silence of a stolen breath,Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon rememberedAnxiously we wait for one who promised he would come. In a manger – in … Continue reading

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A CHANGE OF SEASON

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OVER THE MEADOW

Over the meadow and through the woods, through wind and sleet and snow, We’d bundle up tight, fill up the car and off to Wisconsin we’d go, The roads were quite slippery, the vision unclear, but still we scurried along, … Continue reading

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TAPESTRY

A landscape filled with a plethora of splendid textures, A treasure trove just waiting to be wallowed in, The roughness of a sandy hill leads to a path of prickly pines, Winding and swirling into a pond of still, glasslike … Continue reading

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GOD’S WORD ALONE

I once in poverty did lay; my heart was full of need. You came and took my sins away and now I’m rich indeed. You gave your richest treasure – your one and only Son. You are my greatest pleasure. … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

ART & POETRY BY 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 of … Continue reading

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SUNDROPS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The air is crisp and fresh as leaves turn into a blanket for the ground, Preparing it for the coming winter blast, So swiftly they turn from a massive green canopy, To gold, … Continue reading

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WHERE BLOOD WAS SHED

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© These delicate, translucent blooms are not much seen today, A glimpse of what once used to be in fields along the way, In sunny spots they flourished there, with shades of pink and red, … Continue reading

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SMALL TOWN LIVING

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Oh, those lazy days of summer, leave me wanting better things, When days are long and nights are warm, with all that nature brings, A quiet street has come to life, as morn drifts into … Continue reading

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SONSHINE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Paul is taking his plein air painting group to a sunflower field to paint today.  One of my favorite flowers to paint – not only because of their beauty, glory and delicious color, but … Continue reading

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