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LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

The heavy mist of morning fog, can cloud our thinking and our hope, The things that lie before us now, are lost from vision and our scope, We try so hard to fix it all, then realize we are too … Continue reading

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BLINDING LIGHT

I live in a part of the United States which experiences long winters – usually consisting of below zero temperatures and copious amounts of snow. Since we are currently isolating, the sting of winter isn’t quite as uncomfortable as it … Continue reading

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THE WONDER OF THE SEASON

This is the beginning of the holiday season. On December 10, the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah will start. The Christian season of Advent begins today. Both of these seasons involve light. The Menorah is lit, the Christmas lights decorate our … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME . . .

There once was a land filled with prosperity and bounty – a place where the majority of its inhabitants had forgotten how to love one another – an expanse of human life that was creating a network of relationships from … Continue reading

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WINTER IS ON ITS WAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun trickles through still slightly skeletal branches, giving way to glistening dew drops and a fantastic diamond like glow.  It rises to full height and dispenses all its light and beauty … Continue reading

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MONDAY SUNSHINE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© How do you harness the sun, And capture the magnificence of its light? Some have tried to manage the light, That encompasses them, Some struggle to bring illumination back into their lives, By setting … Continue reading

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SUN RAYS

MORNING SUN FILTERING INTO OUR DINING ROOM – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© How do you harness the sun and capture the magnificence of its light? Some have tried to manage the physical light that encompasses them, Some struggle to bring illumination … Continue reading

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TURN ON THE LIGHTS

Out of the depths of my transgression, my heart screams for relief. I grumble – I complain – I even blame God for my shortcomings. How dare I challenge the Creator of heaven and earth? Who do I think I … Continue reading

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SHINE

ORIGINAL ART  & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A babbling brook makes its way through the troubling rocks of life, Yet nourishing as it bounces back and forth over them, Within each of us is the ability to bounce back, … Continue reading

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CARVING A PATH

“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental … Continue reading

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INTO THE LIGHT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER A ghostly darkness weaves its way through the forest of your mind, Creating shadows as it dispenses a feeling of hopelessness, The murkiness envelops you with a brazen embrace, Leaving you … Continue reading

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NO MORE DARKNESS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A world shrouded in darkness, enveloped in an everlasting haze, Closing in with its heavy cape of weight and anxiety, Never ceasing to control us, Holding tightly as we sink further into the bottomless pit, … Continue reading

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SPEED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Way before night time breaks into day, Upon the horizon, the lights dance and play, The quiet of dawn is pierced by the sound, Of a rickety train and its treasures out bound, … Continue reading

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ABSOLUTION

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The world is filled with darkness, the sky is filled with clouds, The hold of sin entwines you,  the weeds encase like shrouds, But in that deepest sadness, one light remains unmoved, His arms reach out to … Continue reading

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THE MASTER’S TOUCH

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A lump of clay – no life – unanimated – uninspired, Left to the hands of the Potter, He pushes and prods with the strength of His hands, He manipulates with … Continue reading

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SAVING LIGHT

A light streams through resistant clouds. It brings a glimpse of heaven, As once in darkness bathed in shrouds, it’s filled with hope once given. The light came forth in darkness, so many years ago. And shone upon the Son … Continue reading

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SUNSHINE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© How do you harness the sun and capture the magnificence of its light? Some have tried to manage the physical light that encompasses them, Some struggle to bring illumination back into their lives by … Continue reading

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INTO THE LIGHT

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© A world shrouded in darkness, enveloped in an everlasting haze, Closing in with its heavy cape of weight and anxiety, Never ceasing to control us, Holding tightly as we sink further into the bottomless pit, But even in … Continue reading

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A DELICATE BALANCE

We are experiencing some wonderful weather here in the Midwest.  Days are growing shorter, but each moment is filled with fresh, clean air – gorgeous sunrises and sunsets – colors that defy any artist’s palette – and treasured amounts of … Continue reading

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Light

Sunlight dances across brilliant blue skies, weaving patterns like those seen in a kaleidoscope of color. Twisting and turning through boughs and leaves, it lays just the right amount of a warm, comforting glow. Each fragment of its light disperses … Continue reading

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