Tag Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

ONLY GOD CAN

Who are we to think we can do what God does, He created everything, Forming, Shaping, Molding, Crafting, Designing, Each intricate pattern in that creation, Because of His love for us, Who do we think we are, Are we able … Continue reading

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SECURE IN YOUR SANCTUARY

Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded,A hidden place held by webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary and a place to run and hide,A home to lick the wounds of hurt and safely stay inside, … Continue reading

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WINTER SNOW

White was my favorite color when I was just a child, It made me think of purity, of peace and love gone wild, The colors of the rainbow are included in white’s glow, Shades of blue, green, yellow and red infused within … Continue reading

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GOD’S PRICELESS TREASURE

He didn’t come in glory on that first Christmas Day, His palace was a lowly place, His bed was made of hay, His mother held Him to her breast, and wondered at the child, This Holy Son of God was … Continue reading

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GO TELL IT . . .

Every crack and crevice can hear the angels sing, The rocks cry out with joy to hear  the wondrous news they bring, The Son of God is born a child, He’s come to save us all, Let’s sing His praises everywhere, and … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE STORM

It looks like we’re in for a big winter storm. It’s been a while since we’ve seen one. Like a blanket of pure white, it will cover the brown grass and spread a glimmer like a million diamonds. We’re anxious … Continue reading

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A LITTLE COTTAGE IN THE WOODS

This is a rerun of a post done in February of this year. It was just the beginning of the news of Covid 19. We had no idea what we were in for. A little cottage in the woods, An … Continue reading

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HE IS THE SOURCE

These dark days of winter swell into an endless swirl of emotions, We can’t seem to pull ourselves out of sadness, depression or anxiety, There is only one way to eliminate those destructive feelings, But how do you harness the … Continue reading

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A PLACE FOR ME

The bridge looks over a seething scene of poverty and loss, Though filled with much there is no hope for life at any cost, The desperate soul seeks recompense and tries to make amends, But there is nothing good enough … Continue reading

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THE LONG, RUGGED ROAD

A child just turned a woman, became the chosen one, To hold the Son of God within – to be her firstborn Son. She wasn’t someone special – a lowly servant girl – But God had special plans for her … Continue reading

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MORNING GLORY

I don’t know what each day will bring. My future is unknown, To God’s own Son my praises sing. He’s made my life His own, He’s taken on my sins. He took them to the cross, He died for me … Continue reading

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SHINING BRIGHT

A light streams through resistant clouds.  It brings a glimpse of heaven. As once in darkness bathed in shrouds, it’s filled with hope once given. The light came forth in darkness, so many years ago. And shone upon the Son of … Continue reading

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LITTLE TREASURES

When we moved into our new “old” house four years ago, these little treasures went undiscovered for two Christmases. Paul had meticulously carved chunks of wood into these special Santas and I have enjoyed displaying them over the years. We … Continue reading

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MAKE A STRAIGHT PATH . . .

Life is but a breath in the scheme of things. We take our first inhalation of air and begin a journey. So far we’ve been safely enshrouded within our mother’s womb – Protected from the elements, encased in a familiar … Continue reading

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A LOWLY CHILD

A child just turned a woman, became the chosen one, To hold the Son of God within – to be her firstborn Son, An ordinary child was she – a lowly servant girl, Extraordinary things would happen, for her and all the world, … Continue reading

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OH, COME, EMMANUEL

The world in pain and trouble lay, temptation all around, But in a lowly feeding trough. a Savior could be found, Born of a virgin, meek and mild and God’s own precious Son, He took on earthly flesh and blood, … Continue reading

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THE KING IS COMING

He was just a little baby, but like no other one,He fussed and cried like babies do, but this was God’s own Son,People came from miles around unto this unknown place,Unlike all other kingly homes, in any time or space. His Mother … Continue reading

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FAMILY TREE

Twisted and battered, weathered and worn, aged through the ravage of time, Broken and tattered, beaten and torn,  victim of nature’s own crime, Stands straight and tall, defeated yet strong, its outside is scuffed not dead, Inside alive, though things … Continue reading

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THE FINAL ACT

 “Last scene of all…Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.”  AS YOU LIKE IT, Shakespeare Every life stage is composed of its own specific pattern, In infancy, we demand, We scream, We cry, As … Continue reading

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GOD IS, WAS AND ALWAYS WILL BE

Our world is filled with sadness – depression all around,Where can we turn for comfort when there’s none,The darkness draws around us – no respite can be found,We search for answers but they never come. The days close in upon … Continue reading

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