Tag Archives: Peace

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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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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