Tag Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

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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AUTUMN HEAT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The sun is beating its hot rays, on browning grass and empty lake, The water is now turning cooler, but still it calls us to partake, Of one last ride across the waves, before … Continue reading

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DOWN HOME COMFORT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The backyard beckons me back home, the swing’s a welcome sight, It sits amongst a flower bed, with pillows soft and bright, The sound of crickets, frogs and birds, is constantly alive, There … 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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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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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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COME UNTO THE LORD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When the week has come an end, We set time aside to worship God, He has given us the blessings of this life, He has brought us through peril, depression, fear and temptation, Because … Continue reading

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ON THE WATERFRONT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Reflections of a summer day, the range of many hues, The gentle breeze on glasslike lakes , the reds, yellows and greens, The sailboats take their final cruise, the colors quickly change, While God remains in … Continue reading

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