Tag Archives: New Life

WINTER SOWING

It’s hard for us to fathom that anything could grow, In cold and frozen ground that’s covered with fresh snow, But not for our Creator God, the maker of all things, The seeds that He has sown right now, will … Continue reading

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BEACHED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Cool, refreshing waters wash up on an empty, tranquil beach, The final days of summer have washed over us and we are spent, Our days pass so quickly as we grow old … Continue reading

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AGING DOESN’T HAVE TO MEAN DEATH

Lots of people look at age as a sign of weakness, deterioration and imminent death. Some cultures place age in a special category because of the wisdom a person has acquired in his life. In America, we tend to admire … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME . . .

There once was a woman who loved to create beautiful things from the earth.  Each year she’d long for the winter cold to vanish so she could lay seeds in the ground and watch them grow.  She loved to pull … Continue reading

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CRASHING DOWN

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

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SIGNS OF SPRING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Droplets blend together from remnants of ice and mountain snow, Trickling over rocky crevices, dancing together in a timeless waltz, Soon they meld into a cascade of raging energy as the dance becomes … Continue reading

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COME ON SPRING!

Wind spirits itself through the trees, while a few white flakes fall delicately, whimsically, often laughing at us as they pass by our windows. Dormant tulips had already pushed their little heads through lifeless soil. What once was blanketed in … Continue reading

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FRESH START

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Filtered light kisses the petals, Morning mist embraces each leaf, Golden rays enliven, Breathing, Inspiring, Giving hope, Fear and anxiety drowned by the beauty, Bringing peace, Lifting up, We start anew, We gasp … Continue reading

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NEW DAY, NEW LIFE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A baby osprey surveys the life that lays ahead of him, His eyes are wide with wonder and his vision never grows dim, The artist captures all of this with pencils in … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE FROM OLD

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© A seed drops, It burrows and nestles into rich soil, It springs forth with new life, Fragile branches at first, Growing strong with each passing day, Expanding, stretching, embracing the sky, Reaching for … Continue reading

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CRUSHED, BUT NOT DEAD

ORIGINALLY POSTED 11/06/2017 Ezekiel 37:11-14 “Then he said to me: “Son of man, these bones are the people of Israel. They say, ‘Our bones are dried up and our hope is gone; we are cut off.’  Therefore prophesy and say to … Continue reading

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A SUMMER PLACE

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

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DO NOT BE AFRAID!

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When it seems that all is gone and the days stretch on too long, There is hope and consolation in God’s perfect preservation, He provides for every need, even when there’s … Continue reading

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CAPTIVE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the confines of an icy realm, The waters deep have turned to frozen glass, Dark shards of broken, shattered dreams, Entwine around this once enlivened shell, It cannot free itself nor … Continue reading

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BROKEN, BUT NOT DEAD YET!

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A sputtering, rusted, old, decrepit vehicle sits outside a broken down edifice, Bother of them have seen better days, Some days I feel like this, My engine chugs along, performing well … Continue reading

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THE ROUND BARN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the city limits stands a relic from the past, It used to hold some animals, but those days are long passed, Today it holds many treasures, of times from long ago, Their memory … Continue reading

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DADDY

Neither of us was prepared for the birth of our first child.  I think it takes a long time to fit into the title of parent and usually through years of challenges and exciting adventures.  Who would’ve known the woman … Continue reading

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A BEAUTY OR A BEAST?

“Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. … Continue reading

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MAY DAY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A haze entrenched sky, Sprinkles a minute amount of light, Upon the mighty river’s edge, Capturing reflections, Dispensing shadows, Displaying an array of natural color, The houseboat has been idle for months, Frozen in … Continue reading

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LET ALLELUIAS RING

For the entire season, we have eliminated the “alleluias” from our liturgy.  A time of contemplation and repentance is reserved for inward thinking and learning to walk closer with our Savior.  Through the past days, we’ve witness, through His teachings, … Continue reading

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