Tag Archives: Peace

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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CAN WE FIND GOOD IN THIS

Yesterday I went grocery shopping for the week. As I made my way through the aisles I couldn’t help but notice more people than usual doing the same.  Some had filled their carts to capacity and even to the point … Continue reading

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SPRING – RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The ravages of winter have all but covered the once fertile fields of this beautiful, old barn, but life still exists within and without. The memories emanating from my grandparent’s farm continue … Continue reading

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A CALL TO REST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary, a place to run and hide, A place to … Continue reading

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TO SLEEP PERCHANCE TO DREAM

I recall going to sleep as a child and my mom would tell me to have sweet dreams. The thought of having sweet dreams was comforting, because the real world wasn’t always that kind of escape.  In your dreams you … Continue reading

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QUIET AFTER THE STORM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© We search in vain for a place empty of confusion, All the trappings of the world bring no relief, The noise of life overtakes us. We run to the mountains for serenity, … 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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