Tag Archives: Heaven

SUMMER TREASURE

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The edge of a bluff lined river – a glassy reflection glistens and bounces onto a hill. The light touches the rims of trees and buildings, creating patterns dancing from one place to another .  The deep crevices fill with … Continue reading

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AT THE DOOR

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn; still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to be more, With all … Continue reading

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EARLY MORNING LIGHT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© As the morning light arises, on a pasture green sublime, Sun light kisses trees and branches, balancing the sands of time, Though through danger I will wander, snares are set at every turn, God is … Continue reading

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IN THE SCHEME OF THINGS

Our world is a sea of people.  I often wonder where I fit in, in that massive expanse.  Little old me, is like a speck on the radar.  Sure, there’s a heartbeat and blood flows through my veins, but it’s … Continue reading

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THE SIGN OF THE CROSS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Across refreshing waters pure, the sign remains in place, The glorious cross of Jesus, transcends both time and space, Instrument of execution, stained with blood, sweat and tears, The sign of His … Continue reading

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FORGIVEN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Sin, Like a web of deception, That weaves within and out of our souls, A network of threads Intermingled with thoughts, Words, Deeds, Designed to deceive, To lead us away, To engulf … Continue reading

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LOOK UP

ORIGINAL 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 … Continue reading

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STORY TIME

“Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in.  Aim at earth and you get neither.”         C.S. Lewis Telling stories is what we do as writers.  We use words to create interesting situations, to draw in our audience, to share … Continue reading

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ODE TO AGING

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The years of more than seventy five, have drifted quickly by, I’ve shuffled on this rugged orb, I’ve laughed a lot and cried, Fell hopelessly in love one day, the true love of my life, I gave my … Continue reading

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SKIPPING THROUGH LIFE

This is not a picture of my husband and me, skipping along the beach, but I wish it was.  We still have the ability to do so, but I’m afraid we’d have to stretch out for a few days before … Continue reading

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THE PROMISED LAND

In April of 1968, I had two toddlers, was a stay at home mom, and was living in small town Wisconsin.  We were far away from the riots  raging in Milwaukee in the sixties, but were well aware of them.  … Continue reading

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WHAT LIES AHEAD?

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A great expanse of brilliant blue, Interspersed with misty clouds of purple, mauve and gold, Within the space beyond our imagination, Heaven waits, Time passes, We live, We flourish, We make … Continue reading

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CLOTHED IN GLORY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Never wanting, never needing, everything for them is there, Clothed in majesty and beauty, life’s perfection they do wear, Standing staunchly like brave soldiers, knowing He will soon appear, As … Continue reading

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IT’S GOOD TO BE THE QUEEN!

Every young girl dreams of becoming a princess. When my sister and I were young, we’d pretend to be royals every night in the room we shared.  We were supposed to be sleeping, but instead we’d have the sheets wrapped around … Continue reading

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A TASTE OF HEAVEN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The majesty and glory of an ancient city, Robed in beauty, filled with scents, tastes, sounds, textures and sights, All tempting us with their shades of light and color, Reaching our … Continue reading

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DAYS OF YORE

PHOTO OF ME CIRCA 1944We all like to remember the pleasant things from our past. I think every generation believes that the “good old days” were the times they were growing up and young adults.  George Washington undoubtedly preferred remembering the … Continue reading

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SHADOWS OF TIME

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The shadows of time have crept slowly and insidiously into this old vessel, Sometimes in dreams I see mansions filled with treasures and beauty beyond belief, Streets lined with gold and abundance … Continue reading

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NO MORE TEARS

Another funeral – another of our friends laid to his final rest – a time of sadness – a release from the desperation of fighting for life – for the Christian, a time of great joy. As my life seems … Continue reading

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AWAITING HIS RETURN

ORIGINAL RELIEF CARVING BY PAUL T. BOECHER WITH POETRY FROM KATHY BOECHER© 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 blanketed within our mother’s … Continue reading

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BARRICADE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A mighty wall stands tall against a sky of azure blue. Protecting everything in sight from harm and danger too, A wall can hold back enemies and keep its people safe, … Continue reading

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