Tag Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

BLOOD OF THE LAMB

Pools of crimson stain the streets. People running, Hiding, covering themselves and those around them. Fear surrounds, then pain, followed by anger and rage. Faces and heads shrouded in black, too cowardly to show themselves. Thoughts of waging a righteous … Continue reading

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JUST THE BEGINNING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When it seems that all is gone and the days stretch on too long, There is hope and consolation in God’s perfect preservation, He provides for every need, even when there’s … Continue reading

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HIS KINGDOM COMES TO ALL OF US

A royal prince became a man and took on human flesh, His kingdom left behind so that our hearts would intermesh, It was a greater plan than any man could comprehend, Where He would shed His precious blood and death … Continue reading

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GOD’S CREATION – A GALLERY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER © A lump of clay – no life – unanimated – uninspired, Left to the hands of the Potter. He pushes and prods with the strength of His hands He manipulates with … Continue reading

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AWAITING JESUS’ RETURN

Life is but a whisper in the scheme of things, We take our first inhalation of air, And begin a journey, So far we’ve been safely encased within our mother’s womb, Protected from the elements, in a familiar space all our own, … Continue reading

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DEATH HAS LOST ITS STING

Within our most desperate hours, when shadows fill the air, When life is strangled from our souls, when nothing thrives in there, We may see Satan’s work at hand, destruction and dispair, But God provides the answers now, with just … Continue reading

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COME FOLLOW ME

The painting show a dangerous. life threatening situation. It happens every day in the animal kingdom. There will be danger for us human beings when we follow Jesus as well. He doesn’t promise a life of perfection, wealth beyond compare, … Continue reading

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FIRST DAY OF SPRING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© We will see the thermometer rise to 60 degrees today, but can expect snow by midweek. In Minnesota, the winter takes its time leaving. In spite of it, we celebrate the … Continue reading

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WE NEED TO SEE THE LIGHT

Wars are fought in distant lands and we feel nothing.We go about our daily activities without a thought about them.Our path through life is narrow.Our eyes are often shielded by blindersand we can see only what we want to see.Children … Continue reading

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ROAD TO PARADISE

Proverbs 4:18-19   “The path of the righteous is like the morning sun,    shining ever brighter till the full light of day.But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness”    they do not know what makes them stumble.” From darkest places we … Continue reading

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BIRDS OF THE AIR – A GALLERY

Clouds go dancing through the sky – painted for our pleasure,Elephants and angels fly – on canvas without measure,The great expanse can turn to dust – its face will fill with rage,But when the clouds dispel their grief, the tears … Continue reading

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WHAT GIFT CAN I BRING?

There is no gift greater than laying down your life for another. Jesus did so for us, even when we were in the pit of despair, unclean and hopeless. He died so we wouldn’t have to. How can we ever … Continue reading

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SPRING THAW

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.”Henry David Thoreau … Continue reading

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MELTING A FROZEN HEART

That which once streamed freely from the mountains, Crashing endlessly over pebbles and rocks, Catching a glimmer of sunlight, Feeling the warmth as it winds through nooks and crannies, Until it reaches its final destination, In time, temperatures fall below zero, … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE FROM OLD

Some folks will simply see a tree with branches split and broken, While others see a winter death where not word is spoken, When life is sapped from living things, when death has overtaken, As sleep slips slowly on the scene and … Continue reading

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SET SAIL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The morning sun rises earlier these days. Allowing each day to grow longer as spring shows signs of emerging. Cracks in the ice indicate a new season, Open water releases its frozen … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN SUNRISE

Enshrouded by the dark of night, majestic mountains stand upright, Protecting all that lays below, defending it from ice and snow, Though winds will swirl and rain may fall, they stand with purpose through it all, A barrier and a fortress … Continue reading

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FINDING THE RIGHT PATH

The road is full of stumbling blocks, we see them every day, Our path is full of hiccups which toughen up the way, Our journey to eternity is filled with indecision, We struggle with the daily tasks requiring supervision, The signs  that lead … Continue reading

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ALONE TIME WITH GOD

Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does is come in simpler ways, like doing and … Continue reading

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LONGING FOR SUMMER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Thinking of warm summer days, I pulled these paintings out of the archives for your enjoyment. Another look at life on the river. Like ships in the night, we pass through this … Continue reading

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