Tag Archives: Inspiration

GOD IS AVAILABLE

A curtain made of yarn and linen woven together with greatest skill – Designed to honor the face of God. Only one could come into this holy place. Only one could enter and only at the appointed time. Cherubim meticulously crafted into the … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE

I’m beginning a series of stories, based on the Passion History of the Bible. The characters are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how … 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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THANK HEAVENS FOR LITTLE GIRLS

I only had one sibling – a sister. My mother came from a family of five girls before three sons arrived. I was fortunate to have two daughters of my own and am blessed to have one granddaughter. Girls are … 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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THE PRAYER CLOSET

My novel, “Until Our Dying Day,” is still in the editing process and may not ever be published until my dying day, but one of the female protagonists uses the woods as her prayer closet. When things become overwhelming for … Continue reading

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ALL THINGS LIVING

When my now 25 year old grandson was about three, he created his first book. He loved listening to his grandpa talk about nature and would often search under rocks to observe the insects. Because he started learning about the … Continue reading

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GETTING BY

With every passing day, I feel you close beside me. You watch each step I take, and perfectly you guide me. And when my feet should stray – when things get in my way – You pick me up and … Continue reading

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THE GOOD OLD DAYS

I have to admit, Paul and I go way back. Maybe not this far, but our time together has been filled with ups and downs and wonderful memories like most marriages that occurred in the fifties and sixties. Marriage is … Continue reading

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HOW MAJESTIC IS HIS NAME . . .

Over the clear, pure waters of a natural spring – His hand is there. Within the pinnacles and crags of each mountain – His gentle whisper is heard. In the quiet of a desert – the turmoil of a sandstorm … Continue reading

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A SMALL GALLERY SHOW

ART BY PAUL BOECHER Today I’m sharing some of Paul’s work simply for your enjoyment. No words can describe, so I will leave that up to you.

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THE BREATH OF GOD

The tears of God come rushing down to moisturize the earth,The water fills the hardened ground with life and brings new birth.The seeds that we have planted, lie dormant in the ground,Until His precious water quenches souls without a sound,He … Continue reading

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WINTER WONDERLAND

Sparkling facets of frost are scraped from our windshields so we can get a clear view of the road, but do we take time to really inspect the beauty of that frost? The tiny patterns etched into ice by the … Continue reading

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ORDER IN CONFUSION

Our world is full of tragic news and difficult decisions. We struggle to find good in all the strife and dark divisions. The devil uses all these things to tug within our reasoning. Manipulating all our thoughts, with his own … Continue reading

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FLEETING MEMORY

Howling, whistling, streaming through a patch of aging trees, The wind surprises and upsets and strips them of their leaves, One day a lush green canopy, another turned to gold, Soon withered, dry and sapped of life, they waiver in … Continue reading

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TURN AROUND

When I feel alone and troubled, By the cares of this world,  by anxious moments and depression, I turn to You. When I think I can no longer endure, The jabs and punches of this life, the blows of daily … Continue reading

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FRESH AS A DAISY

The bright and friendly face of a daisy is welcoming and delightful. It’s crisply starched collar of white surrounds its face with freshness. No one is dressed as perfectly as these.  These bountiful blooms cheer a garden. They add blessing to … Continue reading

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TIME STANDING STILL

Paul is currently teaching a virtual class on painting a still life. By making a grouping of random items, he shows how light bounces from one item to the other and creates shadows while picking up colors from each other. … Continue reading

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THE OLD ROUND BARN

Here is another painting which holds many separate stories. Our lives are filled with many pieces, all coming together to create a masterpiece. Within the city limits stands a relic from the past, It used to hold some animals, but … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN

“The more we study, the more we know. The more we know, the more we forget. The more we forget, the less we know. So, why study?”  Anonymous When we’re just beginning to learn, it seems kind of pointless to go … Continue reading

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