Tag Archives: New Life

WALKING IN DANGER

The news of the day seems hopeless, darkness will consume the light, Our fears can often destroy us, making stars escape the night, And even in those darkest hours, our fears will be held at bay, Our God is there … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE

The dark days of winter have finally passed, a new day awakes with the sun, The earth now gives way to the greening of grass, the squirrels are all on the run, A robin is perched on a sweet budding branch, a cardinal … Continue reading

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FIRST DAY OF SPRING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© We will see the thermometer rise to 60 degrees today, but can expect snow by midweek. In Minnesota, the winter takes its time leaving. In spite of it, we celebrate the … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE FROM OLD

Some folks will simply see a tree with branches split and broken, While others see a winter death where not word is spoken, When life is sapped from living things, when death has overtaken, As sleep slips slowly on the scene and … Continue reading

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SET SAIL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The morning sun rises earlier these days. Allowing each day to grow longer as spring shows signs of emerging. Cracks in the ice indicate a new season, Open water releases its frozen … Continue reading

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THREE LITTLE WORDS

For me Valentine’s Day is a nostalgic time when we focus on the love we have for others, the love of our life and a time beautiful cards with words of eternal love, meals, flowers and chocolate. Those outward signs … 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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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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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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