Tag Archives: Inspiration

DEATH HAS NO HOLD ON ME

I don’t understand why God allows some of us to go on living for so many years while others are taken at an early age. It’s one of those mysteries that don’t make sense to me. I do know that … Continue reading

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RIPPLE EFFECT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In life we have a quiet voice, that whispers more than screams, We open up our mouths to speak, our thoughts, our hopes, our dreams, We take the easy path it seems, … Continue reading

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FORGET ABOUT IT!

Fear is mentioned many times in the Bible. The phrase, “Do not be afraid” was spoken, when God’s angels announced the birth of the Savior to shepherds. The Psalms are loaded with references to fear in King David’s prayers. The … Continue reading

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OBSTACLES OVERCOME

As I sit here at my window this morning, a new scene is taking place. Usually I watch the birds at the feeder or the squirrels beneath it. Occasionally there’s a feral cat or two to amuse. Today there is … Continue reading

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SECURE IN YOUR SANCTUARY

Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded,A hidden place held by webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary and a place to run and hide,A home to lick the wounds of hurt and safely stay inside, … Continue reading

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THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU

What would the world be without you? God had your life planned out before you ever came into existence. His plans are perfect and He wants His purpose to be accomplished. If you never were , You never would have … Continue reading

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BAH, HUMBUG

I can sympathize with this poor cat. Especially this year. We go through all the motions of dressing our houses with lights and decorations. We shop (this year online) until we drop. We plan limited gatherings with no more than … Continue reading

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LITTLE TREASURES

When we moved into our new “old” house four years ago, these little treasures went undiscovered for two Christmases. Paul had meticulously carved chunks of wood into these special Santas and I have enjoyed displaying them over the years. We … Continue reading

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FAMILY TREE

Twisted and battered, weathered and worn, aged through the ravage of time, Broken and tattered, beaten and torn,  victim of nature’s own crime, Stands straight and tall, defeated yet strong, its outside is scuffed not dead, Inside alive, though things … Continue reading

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TAPESTRY

A landscape filled with a plethora of splendid textures, A treasure trove just waiting to be wallowed in, The roughness of a sandy hill leads to a path of prickly pines, Winding and swirling into a pond of still, glasslike … Continue reading

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THE MIGHTY MOOSE

His powerful muscles are apparent in a body strong enough to carry the weight of his gigantic antlers.  His antlers resemble open hands reaching up to heaven.  As with all of God’s creatures, those six foot wide horns are set upon his head for a purpose. … Continue reading

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GOD’S WORD ALONE

I once in poverty did lay; my heart was full of need. You came and took my sins away and now I’m rich indeed. You gave your richest treasure – your one and only Son. You are my greatest pleasure. … Continue reading

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FILL MY HEART WITH GRATITUDE

Each day our hearts should swell with joy, for treasures that we hold, And count the blessings God employs, much greater than pure gold, The gifts within His creation, the untouched land and trees, The waters with deep hydration, the tender, soothing breeze, The forests … Continue reading

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KITCHEN CENTERPIECE

As I think back to times that warm my heart, I can’t help but remember the old cast iron stove that was the centerpiece of my grandparent’s kitchen. That huge conservator of heat kept the house warm – listened to … Continue reading

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WHAT IF . . .

What if humanity was more like the animal kingdom, Carefree and unconcerned about where to find their next meal, What if we lived in harmony without prejudice, violence, hatred, What if our leaders really cared about those they lead, What if … Continue reading

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FROM A TRICKLE TO A RAGING RIVER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A small mass of melting snow trickles gently over rocks and crevices, Weeping as the tears of God, Hemorrhaging from each pore within the granite, Shards of glasslike ice, Intertwining, Mingling, Coexisting, … Continue reading

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BIRD ON A LEDGE

A wondrous sight sat on a ledge, his feathers he did flutter, His voice sang notes that reached to God like words he couldn’t mutter, Upon that ledge so far from earth his voice entered heaven’s gate, He hoped with … Continue reading

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MY ONE TRUE GOD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER My God is like no other God, His wings span wider than an eagle, Searching, Watching, Uncovering the majesty below, He lifts me up beyond the sky, Into eternal paradise, His hands … Continue reading

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YOUR WILL, NOT MINE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER My God, you’ve shown your will for me in everything you do, You break the earth, you cut through rock, you kiss the morning dew, The skies surrender to your voice, the … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

ART & POETRY BY 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 and clean,In shadows of … Continue reading

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