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A LESSON IN PATIENCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gliding through the morning waters, watching as the sun breaks through, All alone as diamonds glisten, dancing in the morning dew, Slicing through the still clear water, searching for the perfect place, … Continue reading

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SAFELY MOORED

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Times of turmoil and confusion, peace may seem aloof or gone, Yet the Lord of all creation,  stills the waters and the storm, He will calm the rumbling seas, … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 42:7 “Deep calls to deep at the roar of your waterfalls; all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.” Glacial waters rush and flow from highest mountain peaks, … Continue reading

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DAY OF REST

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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INTO THE WOODS

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© “When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole … Continue reading

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REST IN THE LORD

Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” These words of Jesus have often prompted me to turn everything over to Him, but it seems like I should be doing … Continue reading

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I’M SO TIRED

I posted this two years ago and find myself in the same position today.  When downsizing a house and getting rid of the clutter, I realize that I’ve actually been doing this for quite some time. Some things never change.  We … Continue reading

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STILL LIFE

  Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Light, shadows, reflection – an assortment of random objects, Frozen in a diminutive space – all distinctive yet joined by stillness and solitude, Augmentation emerges from the busyness and activity of the every day, But there are … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – DAWN

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© Psalm 30:5 “For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.” How many times have you … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – CONTEMPLATION

Watercolor by Paul T. Boecher© As you sit by quiet waters and try to escape the madness of every day, you set the world apart from your thoughts – escaping temporarily – dreaming – feeling the intensity of calmness – simply … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – WEARINESS 

    ORIGINAL WOOD SCULPTURE BY PAUL T. BOECHER© There are moments when we have difficulty keeping our eyes open, when sleep beckons and rest is the only sustenance that satisfies.  When we relinquish our cares to the arms of our … Continue reading

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HAPPY SATURDAY

   A day of rest for some.  A day of hard work for others.  Whatever lies ahead for you today, in all things, give thanks.  Each day is one more opportunity to serve Him – to share His wonderful message … Continue reading

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YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL

Smiles are wonderful ways of expressing your joy, excitement, contentment, approval and love, but sometimes a smile can just be a mask for what’s really going on in the mind of the face behind it.  Even the supposedly strongest among us, … Continue reading

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REST IN HIS ARMS

The easy, peaceful days of summer are coming to  close.  Soon kids will be back in the classroom rather than complaining about not having anything to do.  Within a week, I can guarantee that many of them will be boo-hooing … Continue reading

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WHEN I GROW WEARY

There are days when I wonder if I have enough energy to make it through another hour – when my body cries out for relief – when the work continues long after the body has been spent.  Every muscle and … Continue reading

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