Tag Archives: Peace

GIVE GOD THE GLORY

When we have successes in life, it’s easy to pat ourselves on the back even though the good that has been done really had nothing to do with us.  Our work here on earth is as much of a gift … Continue reading

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FREEDOM FROM FEAR

When life becomes impossible and full of rhetoric, When fears surround and every sound begins to make you sick, When words of hate and viciousness, spew from the pit of hell, When lies are spread and tears are shed, and Satan works his … Continue reading

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FORBODING

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, mirroring the lamplight from inside,Some shops remain open, while others … Continue reading

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FIRST SNOW

This year has been filled with surprise after surprise. I believe 2020 will go down in history as one we’d love to forget. This morning the sky opened up and gently expelled flakes of white upon an already colorful blanket … Continue reading

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BE STILL AND KNOW . . .

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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FINDING PEACE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER Where can you find some peace of mind, when all around seems lost,In city streets so dimly lit, at an expensive cost,In valleys green where water pours through rivers pure and clean,In shadows of … Continue reading

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PEACE BE WITH YOU

Peace comes with the sound of raining gently falling on the roof.Peace can be a light in the window, a good book, a friend.It can be the sound of your teenager arriving home safely,A job, family, security or a clean … Continue reading

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TEMPORARILY TAKING A BREAK

Sometimes you need a break from all the noise – from the rumble of the city streets to the clutter of daily life. In these times of loud, clamoring insanity, it’s good to retreat to the safety and serenity of … Continue reading

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WHEN WORDS AREN’T ENOUGH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER When the words you speak don’t cut it, when the pen can’t write them down, When you depend on other things to repair the thoughts you’ve sown, When your attempts to make … Continue reading

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MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD

A hiding place – a temporary refuge from the daily grind – From the madness of the world and the noise of angry voices. My heart sometimes breaks at all that’s happening in my world and then something wonderful happens … Continue reading

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BACK TO NATURE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A blue-grey sky, rolls swiftly by, the clouds entwine with glory, The road is paved with gilded stones, that tell an endless story, A husky mule, a rugged man, set out to … Continue reading

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NEVER ALONE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© I’ve decided to pick up my paintbrush again.  I haven’t done any painting for over a year and maybe I can release some of the tension by doing so.  My husband is the artist, … Continue reading

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REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY

Rest is a good thing. Even our God rested on the 7th day of His creation. Of course His labor involved separating the sky from the land, the land from the water, placing the stars and planets in the heavens … Continue reading

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SILENCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A peaceful sanctuary, An uncluttered place filled with so much tranquility it’s almost eerie, Still within the ripples bouncing across the once stilled water Are only temporary, The storms pass, The waters … Continue reading

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NO GOD, NO PEACE – KNOW GOD, KNOW PEACE …..

          There is no vacuum in the human heart. Certain demolitions take place, and it is well that they do, but on condition that they are followed by reconstructions. Victor Hugo My state has launched an … Continue reading

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WHERE IS THE PEACE?

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© When life seems overwhelming and the hope for peace has drifted, We struggle with the discontent and pray for burdens lifted, But our days on earth are numbered, our time … Continue reading

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SATURDAY STILLNESS

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Forming in a cloud of mist, coming into view, Visions of another time, in the hazy dew, Like a dream it’s set apart, from the rush and noise, Telling tales of promise and sounds … Continue reading

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WHERE IS THE WISDOM?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Wisdom grows from experience, through trial and disappointment, It can also evolve through times of peace, satisfaction and contentment, However it is obtained, we can be confident that it comes from God, … Continue reading

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ORDER OUT OF CHAOS

It’s hard to imagine keeping track of all these box cars and their contents or lack thereof.  Surely God has His eye on us and knows our deepest thoughts.  He alone can bring order out of chaos. ART & POETRY … Continue reading

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REMNANTS OF THE PAST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A rusted pail, a broken wheel within a vacant field, A house that once was filled with love, the hands of time has stilled, These remnants of those days gone by, where … Continue reading

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