Tag Archives: God

DO NOT BE AFRAID

Sounds so simple, doesn’t it?  “Don’t be afraid,” is a common phrase to use when you’re a parent trying to make life easier for your child – when you want to encourage someone to try harder or follow their dreams … Continue reading

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I DARED TO SHOP

We were down to the last leaf of lettuce, no juice, and getting low on canned goods and meat.  The stores in my neck of the woods have been open for seniors from 6-7AM each day, so we ventured out … Continue reading

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I CANNOT HIDE FROM YOU

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 32:7 “You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance.”   Within the reeds and waving grasses, in a place where … Continue reading

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A SILENT FORTRESS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A peaceful walk within the woods, can stir imagination, The crunch of twigs and unknown things, all adds to this sensation, A regiment of trees stand tall, and line a peaceful … Continue reading

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CONSOLATION

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 95:4-5 “In his hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE FALL

“These are grumblers, malcontents, following their own sinful desires; they are loud-mouthed boasters, showing favoritism to gain advantage.  But you must remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. They said to you, ‘In the last … Continue reading

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IDOLS?

Yesterday was Groundhog day, in case you didn’t know.  Every year we look forward to the end of winter and look to a chubby little woodchuck to determine whether we will have an early spring.  At the same time, Bill … Continue reading

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INTERSECTIONS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Like ships that pass upon the open waters, We sail through life effortlessly, or so it seems, Under the surface there are tangles and weeds that strangle, Above, prevailing winds determine … Continue reading

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KEEP ON KEEPING ON

“I’m not confused, I’m just well mixed.” Robert Frost As I go through this “wonderful” stage of my life, there are times when I feel like I’m losing it. One of my greatest fears is that I will do just … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE THE MAGIC WORDS?

Do you remember those magic words – the words learned shortly after we began to speak. By the time we learned to say, “please and thank you,” we may not have had an inkling as to why those words were … Continue reading

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RED SKY IN THE MORNING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The piercing rays of crimson red, cut through the morning sky, The hand of God has painted it – a treasure for the eye, Some say that we should be aware of … Continue reading

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WHY HONOR OUR VETS?

This beautiful flag, crafted by students, was made of construction paper rings and draped over the railing of the upper level of the gymnasium.  It extended down to the gym floor.The size alone is impressive.  The time to create it … Continue reading

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SEEING HIM FACE TO FACE

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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SATURDAY PRAYER

Every day of the week is important.  When we think about how long it took God to create the world, the universe, the seas and air and all things within them, it is not only unbelievable, but astonishing.  Our Creator … Continue reading

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HIGH ANXIETY

There are so many things that cause us to be afraid and anxious.  It could be a health issue.  It might be a family problem or work is causing you to stress out.  We, as human beings like to be … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLE THINGS

October brings thoughts of Apple Cider simmering on the stove – the scent of cinnamon permeates the entire house. Pumpkins have been carved and set on doorsteps. Straw scarecrows stand as guards at the door. Farmers are looking forward to … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T HIDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Entwined with brush and branches, a refuge holds you tight, The world is far away, you’re hidden from its sight, The fear you hold inside, adrenaline excites, But comfort still you … Continue reading

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WHO ARE YOU?

He sat there, gloating upon a mushroom.  He inhaled the fumes from a hookah and blew smoke rings in the air as he pompously asked Alice, “Whoooo are youuuuuu?   Who was he to ask?  Nothing more than a blue … Continue reading

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DEFEATED?

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© There will be days when you feel completely broken down – Physically, emotionally, spiritually, When every ounce of strength has been sapped, When it seems you can no longer go on, … Continue reading

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IN GOD ALONE

We, the people, have been bombarded with an urgent desire to depose a sitting president.  This has been going on for the entire presidency of Donald Trump.  I have stated on my blog recently, that I’m trying to avoid the … Continue reading

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