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PASSING TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our time on earth is temporal, a whisper hushed and still, We’re place here by God’s mighty hand, to do our Father’s will, He guides us through the depths of pain.  He … Continue reading

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CLEARING UP THE CLOUDS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When days become diluted with the busyness of living, It messes with our vision, as if closing all the blinds, Our thoughts become polluted, our lives are unforgiving, Our heads become befuddled, and shadows fill our minds.   The … Continue reading

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MY COUNTRY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the glorious majesty, upon a hill so high, My eyes survey the great expanse,  I raise them to sky, God’s great creation is right there for me to lay my head, The stars will … Continue reading

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SEEDS COME IN ALL SIZES

  ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© A seed drops, It burrows and nestles into rich soil, It springs forth with new life, Fragile branches at first, Growing strong with each passing day, Expanding, stretching, embracing the sky, Reaching … Continue reading

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STAYING ALIVE

Another of my favorite paintings reeks of nostalgia.  This old barn has been converted into a wedding and event venue.  What’s old has become new again.  It’s been restored for a different use, but the memories of old still linger. … Continue reading

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THROUGH THE HAZE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Shades of grey, crimson and yellow dot the landscape with a magical mist, Covering a multitude of sins, I wonder if this is how we look to God? Covered with a veil of repentance … Continue reading

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FIRST LOVE

My husband, Paul, studied Northwest Coast Indian Art when he was at the Chicago Institute of Art many years ago. Much of this style has carried into his paintings and sculptures over the years.  I love this one, not only … Continue reading

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LOVE CONQUERS ALL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Two lives mingle into one, Of one mind, One spirit, One body, Tempted at times by distractions, Yet always returning to each other, God watches over these creatures, As He sustains us … Continue reading

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REBRANDING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This familiar piece of art is one of my favorites, because it shows how something old can become useful when someone has the vision and the wherewithal.  It’s also an inspiring reminder … Continue reading

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VACATION TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The city life has strangled you, in every single way, You pack the car, the wife and kids and make your getaway. You fight the traffic and the heat, you long for the … Continue reading

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FRESH

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© GALATIANS 5:22-23   “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,  gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Fruit, luscious, ripe and sumptuous, A result of … Continue reading

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CONTRAST

This is another favorite of Paul’s art.  The stark contrast of the lone white tree in the center of darkness is so true of us once we have become part of Jesus’ family.  We stand out from others, not because we are … Continue reading

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COVERED WITH HIS PINIONS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This place that we have loved, this lonely withered space, Has faltered with the winter snows and cannot rise again, Without that inner life, that comes from heaven’s place, Our lives will be … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TIME & PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This painting was done as the backdrop for “Such a Time as This,” a musical play written and produced almost ten years ago with my children’s theatre group.  Paul researched the ancient cities … Continue reading

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FLEETING MEMORY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This favorite painting is a memory of what we were watching a few short months ago.  A white blanket of snow was spread out upon the landscape.  The bark on the birch … Continue reading

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SCARRED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This painting wouldn’t be considered beautiful by most, but looking at it closely, I can see myself in that tree  Each second of life is quickly ticking away.  The weight of brokenness … Continue reading

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EARLY SUMMER SIZZLE

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   The sun lifts its weary head and opens its sleepy eyes, Casting shadows upon the lake with diamond fireflies, Water is still, ships stand tall, the air is heavy with … Continue reading

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WISDOM

ORIGINALLY POSTED 4/18/2016 – ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This pencil sketch has appeared on my page many times.  It was done quite a while ago and remains one of my favorites. I love art that tells … Continue reading

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COME TO ME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A pale glimmer of mauve glistens over the city as the sun descends into night, Leaving a path of darkened shadows and sparkling diamonds in its wake, Reflections cover a cobblestone street, … Continue reading

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WHAT LAYS BEYOND

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered many … Continue reading

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