Tag Archives: New Year

MY YEAR IN REVIEW

As I look back at the year 2017, I do so with wild anticipation for a new one. Actually the past year was filled with far more blessings than problems, yet the fact of growing older has no genuine amount … Continue reading

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SECOND CHANCE, AGAIN!

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.  And to make an end is to make a beginning.”  T.S. Eliot “The more we let God take us over, the more truly ourselves … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This re-post has become a mainstay to my New Year’s wishes for you.  Hope you enjoy and have a blessed New Year. Through the cobwebs of existence – through the darkness of … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BACK

We’re quickly approaching the end of another year. It’s time to pack up everything that happened in 2017 and add it to annals of history, but is it really a good idea to simply look ahead?  We can learn much … Continue reading

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MY LIFE – THE SEQUEL

“Last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.”  T.S. Eliot Several years ago I wrote an autobiography called, “Stages – a Memoir.”  The book was written mainly for my family as a record of my … Continue reading

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WHERE EAGLES SOAR

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The year drags to an end, bringing with it a load of baggage, Times filled with angst, depression and frustration, But those things are all easily consumed by the Creator of the universe, … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONARY RESOLUTION

Someone once made the following New Year’s resolution – “This year I will gain a big checkbook and lose a lot of weight. I just hope I don’t mix them up again.” How true this is, especially in my case. … Continue reading

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SILENCE

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A memory from this past year, A safe harbor filled with sailing vessels, Masts empty, Anchored, Resting, Only the sound of an infrequent wave, Splashing against each moored craft, If we could only be … Continue reading

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NO PLACE TO HIDE

As a performer, I have had to assume many characters.  In so doing, I’m hiding my real identity behind a mask for a time and can be judged for the part I play rather than the person I really am.  … Continue reading

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THE STORM OF THE DECADE

Remnants of carved Jack-O-Lanterns hidden by a blanket of snow.  Little trick or treaters tucked into their beds as folks pushed shovels to stay ahead of the storm.  The blizzard of October 31, 1991 buried Minneapolis in more than 2 feet of fresh … Continue reading

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KEEP ON TRUCKING

A story begins – we’re introduced to the characters – see their goals and failed attempts at reaching them – get involved in what happens next.  With the turn of each page, we see the mistakes they make, root for them to … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE DARKNESS

As we say goodbye to another year – to all the past sins, mistakes and blunders – take heart in the everlasting light that takes away every blot.  We have a clean slate because of that light – the one … Continue reading

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FORGET THE PAST …

I’ve been blessed with the ability to forget most of the yucky stuff that’s happened in my life.  I believe that God allows me to forget so I can move forward.  If I weren’t able to do that, I’m sure I’d … Continue reading

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