Tag Archives: Peace

WAIT A LITTLE LONGER

Gliding through the morning waters, watching as the sun breaks through, All alone as diamonds glisten, dancing in the shining dew, Slicing through the still clear water, searching for the perfect place, Never hearing sounds that haunt you, feel the wind upon … Continue reading

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DOES BEING A CHRISTIAN GUARANTEE SMOOTH SAILING?

Why do bad things happen to good people? It’s a hard question to answer in a world that’s full of ugliness, hunger, pain, inhumanity, brutal death or hardship. It’s especially hard to answer for a Christian, because it may be … Continue reading

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A SMALL GALLERY SHOW

ART BY PAUL BOECHER Today I’m sharing some of Paul’s work simply for your enjoyment. No words can describe, so I will leave that up to you.

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WHERE IS MY PEACE?

Where do you find contentment 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 the darkness of the soul within, is that were you … Continue reading

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TOO MUCH EXCESS BAGGAGE

There are days in my life when worry overtakes me. I often wonder why it’s so much a part of who I am. You could say, I’m the typical Jewish mother – even though I’m not Jewish. Jesus was, however … Continue reading

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SECURE IN YOUR SANCTUARY

Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded,A hidden place held by webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary and a place to run and hide,A home to lick the wounds of hurt and safely stay inside, … Continue reading

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A LITTLE COTTAGE IN THE WOODS

This is a rerun of a post done in February of this year. It was just the beginning of the news of Covid 19. We had no idea what we were in for. A little cottage in the woods, An … Continue reading

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END OF ANOTHER WEEK

Lord,  Your name is above all others. Your kingdom includes me and all who believe in You.  I honor you and stand in awe of your holiness.  I don’t deserve to be in Your presence.  You say a word and Your … Continue reading

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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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