Tag Archives: Inspiration

ADAPTATION

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His hands are open to the world. He reaches out to heal. He touches and His will is done. He knows just how we feel. He took on human flesh to be … Continue reading

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JESUS, LEAD ME

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You never cease to hold me safely in Your hand, When everything my body does so blatantly demand, You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me with all … Continue reading

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RUGGED ROAD

WOOD SCULPTURE  & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© 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 … Continue reading

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CALL OF THE WILD

  We just experienced a winter snowfall of about ten inches. Fortunately my children came to the rescue with their snow blower and cleaned out my driveway.  The first heavy snow of the winter is always so beautiful because it … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING FRIENDSHIP

A great Thanksgiving story about two men in search of their own goals, comes together in the most difficult of situations and become lifetime friends in spite of it. John Candy & Steve Martin were perfectly cast for the film.  … Continue reading

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ALONE TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A quiet place where life stands still – an instant safety zone, A place for sweet reflection, a place to be alone, Where waters blue surround you, where peace is everywhere, Where … 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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JUST PRAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Why is it when we come in prayer We just don’t have the words to share? The struggles still continue on, Our hopes diminish and are gone. We lift our voices, but … Continue reading

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DON’T LET IT BE FORGOT …

The photograph was taken as the funeral procession made it’s way towards St. Patrick’s Cathedral.  With a little prodding from his mother, John Kennedy, Jr. made the final salute to his father and the Commander in Chief of the United … Continue reading

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BELOW THE GROUND

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The wind and winter’s chill worm through the thickness of inner earth,                   Weaving in and out of the good spaces, Infecting, infesting, destroying, … Continue reading

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AN AGING EDIFICE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (This painting was inspired by an old photograph of the family farm of my husband’s family tree.) Right outside the city, stands a house that’s very old, Built to fight off danger … Continue reading

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THE PRESENCE OF GOD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The gift of love lay quietly upon a mound of hay, His throne above was left behind so He the price could pay, The King of Heaven came to Earth to wash … Continue reading

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A FUNNY BIRD, THE PELICAN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© 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 … Continue reading

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WRITTEN ON THE WIND

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Churning, swirling, pulsated by the turbulence of energy, The long, leaf lavished limbs of mature trees, Undulate under the rhythm of God’s breath, Up and down, here and there, tossing, … Continue reading

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TRUST IN GOD’S PLAN

Being strong isn’t always about the amount of weight you can lift or the size of your biceps.  Strength can be determined by your dedication to a project – your ability to encourage another person – your willingness to tackle … Continue reading

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SEEDS OF GOLD

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© As rain fills the sky and large droplets invade the dark spaces of the earth, As moistures is sucked into waiting soil and refreshes as it brings life, As dreams of new growth and … 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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MY WRITING JOURNEY

It’s October.  The month of howling things and stuff that goes bump in the night.  I’m stage managing a play called “Sleepy Hollow.”  I live in the Halloween Capitol of the World, right here in downtown Anoka, MN. The skies … Continue reading

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THE HIGHWAY OF LIFE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Where can you find some peace of mind, when all around seems lost, In city streets so dimly lit, at an expensive cost, In valleys green where water pours through rivers pure … Continue reading

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