Tag Archives: Peace

CITY AT NIGHT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A pale glimmer of mauve glistens over the city as the sun descends into night, Leaving a path of darkened shadows and sparkling diamonds in its wake, Reflections cover a cobblestone street, … Continue reading

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THE BEGINNING OF LIFE ETERNAL

I’ve reached a point in my life where many of my friends are being released from their pain here on earth and have passed into heaven.  It’s tough to see those we care about leaving this life.  It not only … Continue reading

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BRIDGING THE GAP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The world is not the place for me,  I long to be in heaven, When thoughts like that invade my mind, I ask to be forgiven, God’s plan was not for me to die,  He … Continue reading

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SUNDAY SILENCE

It’s Sunday and the temp is well below zero. Even the dog was hesitant to go outside, but he gave in to nature’s call. As I waited for him in the cold silence, I took a minute to soak it … Continue reading

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PROVERBIAL THOUGHTS

The sun peeked through the morning mist today.  What started as tints of red and gold, exploded into a kaleidoscope of color.  Soon pinks were blending into mauve and the hazy cloudiness made it look like surreal. We’re experiencing a January … Continue reading

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CAN THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH?

Traffic sounds rumble early on a frosty morning.  The crash of box cars echoes from the tracks.  People running here and there with so much to accomplish and so little time.  You become invisible in a sea of bodies rushing – … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS CLASSICS – THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL

This poignant tale was written by Hans Christian Anderson and published in 1845. The author came to life on the movie screen as Danny Kaye recreated some of his stories.  He was portrayed as a wonderful story teller who delighted children … Continue reading

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WOULDN’T IT BE NICE?

  ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Wouldn’t it be nice if we could simply erase the events of the past? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if Mondays indicated a new start – a fresh beginning? If all the world … Continue reading

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QUIET TIME

“Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age.” Florida Scott-Maxwell I remember it as plain as day – grandma’s … Continue reading

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CACOPHANY

The clamor and noise of the world, Beating against the minds of those who have heard enough, Pounding into the inner questioning of every thing, And every body, Questioning, badgering, accusations, allegations, Truth or untruth, Disharmony, dissonance, harshness to the … Continue reading

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DEATH OF A NATION

Over the weekend, we went to see the newest film by Denesh D’Souza about the death of a nation.  It was an interesting film regarding the involvement of the Democrat Party in slavery, racism towards all races other than white, creating … Continue reading

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I VANT TO BE ALONE

In the thirties, there was movie actress named Marlene Dietrich whose one most remembered quote was, “I vant to be alone.” I’m not sure if it was a movie quote or something she told the press to get rid of them. … Continue reading

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EARLY MORNING LIGHT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© As the morning light arises, on a pasture green sublime, Sun light kisses trees and branches, balancing the sands of time, Though through danger I will wander, snares are set at every turn, God is … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Where is that peaceful, quiet place that you are longing for, Is it in empty moments while waiting to do more, Will you find peace and contentment among the birds that sing, Or does … 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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GOT PEACE?

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©, Weary of the noise of media attention, Exhausted by virtuous and often untrue claims, Troubled hearts cling to greater intervention, Longing for refreshment from the flames, Looking up is what we need for our … Continue reading

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PEACE

Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does is come in simpler ways, like doing and … Continue reading

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COME, LORD, JESUS!

Nations are in uproar, kingdoms fall;     he lifts his voice, the earth melts The Lord Almighty is with us;     the God of Jacob is our fortress.  Come and see what the Lord has done,     the desolations he has brought on … Continue reading

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WALK WITH HIM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL &KATHY BOECHER© My life is filled with twists and turns, with bumps along the path. A crooked road that’s filled with holes – reminders of God’s wrath. The way becomes corrupted with thorns and tangled … Continue reading

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FACE TO FACE

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When we are sad, when our hearts are breaking, We need to be wrapped in the protection of God’s holy wings, Each pinion gently lays over us – cuddling and nurturing, The softness and strength are … Continue reading

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