Tag Archives: Poetry

BARREN WASTELAND

Barreness means without life or unproductive. In this Advent Season, let’s focus NOT on the things that fill time, take our energy, destroy our joy, but rather on the fulfillment of God’s promises to us. Don’t let the busyness of … Continue reading

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AUTUMNAL EQUINOX

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Bathed in a buttery softness of golden light, Touched ever so lightly with God’s own breath, A powerful creature pads across the horizon, Burnished antlers glistening, Exhalation visible in the early … Continue reading

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IN A FOG

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The opaque murkiness of an impenetrable sky surrounds you. Your mind swirls with empty thoughts. You feel alone, lost, unapproachable, frightened. There is nothing but an enclosing darkness that makes your mind … Continue reading

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DAY OF REST

POETRY BY 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 salvation, God alone brings peace … Continue reading

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GROW OLD WITH ME

We join our hands together, Hands that have grown wrinkled and leathered with time, Still the touch of your skin against mine delights and excites, The broken, withered digits, which over time have grown weary, The tightness of your grip, … Continue reading

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YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD …

Shriveled skin with no elasticity, Still sparkling eyes embedded in a sea of flab, Bags and creases uncommonly placed between, Hair coming from places it has never before been, Lack of hair in other areas, Creaking bones, fragile joints, Sagging, thin, easily … Continue reading

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AN UNEXPECTED PREGNANCY

  POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© You came to a world filled with darkness and sin, You loved us devoutly without and within, His love conquered all through a child meek and small, Dear, God, Your Son came and He died for … Continue reading

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RIGHTEOUS BLOOD

    Faces and heads shrouded in black, Too cowardly to show themselves, Thoughts of waging a righteous war, Against those who don’t believe as they do, Brainwashed into thinking they are doing this for their god, Misdirected, searching, groping … Continue reading

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MISTY WATERCOLORED MEMORIES

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© There’s something magic about painting with watercolors. You begin by moistening a piece of paper, dipping your paintbrush into color, dropping the color onto the page and watching the magic begin. Like a Rorschach … Continue reading

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LOVING SHEPHERD

Yesterday was Good Shepherd Sunday.  When I started blogging three years ago, someone posted this beautiful poem so if it was you, come forward and take credit.  It defines our Savior, Jesus to perfection.  He laid down His life for … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MICK!

“I live in sin, to kill myself I live; no longer my life my own, but sin’s; my good is given to me by heaven, my evil by myself, by my free will, of which I am deprived.”   Michelangelo On … Continue reading

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WORTH THE WAIT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© This painting is now living in the home of a good friend Waiting patiently to see what nature has in store for us in our new “old” house.  Since we moved in October, we only … Continue reading

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LEAD ON

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 1/22/15 by 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 … Continue reading

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DEATH HAS NO DOMINION

  ORIGINAL POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© When death approaches our front door, it seems a dreadful thought, But just imagine what’s in store. With Angels we’ll be brought. The gates of heaven opened wide, the throne of God we’ll see. … Continue reading

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YOU ARE A MASTERPIECE 

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER “While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die – whether it is our spirit, our creativity or … Continue reading

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POWER

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL BOECHER – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER Yellowstone Falls at Yellowstone Park God takes the ice and squeezes it with His strong hand, A particle of power – a mere whisper of that which the Creator is … Continue reading

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AWAY IN A MANGER

Anyone who has given birth knows that a baby usually arrives when it’s ready, not when we are. There wasn’t any place to go. No rooms were left in the inn. I can picture the innkeeper, up to his ears … Continue reading

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THE FINGER OF GOD

ORIGINAL ART AND POETRY BY THE BOECHERS His hand controls the planets, the stars, the moons and sun He  made them for the pleasure of each and every one, He separated earth from sky, made lakes and streams and seas, … Continue reading

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SAVING LIGHT

A light streams through resistant clouds. It brings a glimpse of heaven, As once in darkness bathed in shrouds, it’s filled with hope once given. The light came forth in darkness, so many years ago. And shone upon the Son … Continue reading

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RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Alan Seeger was an American poet who lived and fought as a French Foreign Legion soldier during World War One.  Being witness to many of his friends dying around him, obviously … Continue reading

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