Tag Archives: seasons

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Each day holds its own beauty and glory, but many of them can be filled with trial, pain, discouragement and all the negatives that come along with living.  God reminds us that each day was created by Him.  We therefore … Continue reading

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SPRING THAW

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.”Henry David Thoreau … Continue reading

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG

The minute I typed the title for today’s blog, I thought to myself, this is way too optimistic. Spring in the Midwest usually doesn’t begin until somewhere between late April and July. We’ve been known to have blizzards in May. … Continue reading

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MELTING A FROZEN HEART

That which once streamed freely from the mountains, Crashing endlessly over pebbles and rocks, Catching a glimmer of sunlight, Feeling the warmth as it winds through nooks and crannies, Until it reaches its final destination, In time, temperatures fall below zero, … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE FROM OLD

Some folks will simply see a tree with branches split and broken, While others see a winter death where not word is spoken, When life is sapped from living things, when death has overtaken, As sleep slips slowly on the scene and … Continue reading

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SET SAIL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The morning sun rises earlier these days. Allowing each day to grow longer as spring shows signs of emerging. Cracks in the ice indicate a new season, Open water releases its frozen … Continue reading

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MELT DOWN

Each morning is like a new beginning, A fresh start, A clean slate, We begin with optimistic eyes pointed at the early glow of a rising sun, As moments progress, the light overtakes the day and, Burns off the remnants of morning mist, … Continue reading

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WHAT IS IT YOU SEE?

In the heart of the forest, what is it you see,The death of the bush or the loss of each tree,They die for a while, and rise up again,Spring pushes each bud, giving life deep within. Our days undefiled and … Continue reading

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NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A misty, early morning, among the bales of hay, New life appears and spreads its wings to welcome in each day, The atmosphere with crystal glow is dusting every bale, With … Continue reading

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LAZY HAZY DAYS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Can you imagine sitting on the stump of a downed tree at the edge of the river?  Your makeshift fishing line dangles lifelessly.  You dip  your toes into the refreshing water.  The … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY FROST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Sparkling facets of frost, scraped from windshields to get a clear view of the road, but do we take time to really inspect the beauty of it? The tiny patterns etched into … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLE THINGS

October brings thoughts of Apple Cider simmering on the stove – the scent of cinnamon permeates the entire house. Pumpkins have been carved and set on doorsteps. Straw scarecrows stand as guards at the door. Farmers are looking forward to … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

ART BY KATHY BOECHER Dear, Heavenly Father, You have safely brought me through another week. You’ve walked with me each second of every day, even though I tend to go my own way.  You love me with an unconditional love … Continue reading

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WHERE LIES YOUR COMFORT?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A peaceful mist hangs over the stillness of a chilly mountain lake, Covered as with fairy dust, the beclouded vapor permeates, The cool blue water reflects an autumn morning, Light bounces off … Continue reading

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WINTER WONDERLAND

This photo was snapped on our way to church this morning.  We were on time, in spite of the time change and winter snow storm again last night.  I’m beginning to believe I live in Narnia or that Dr. Zhivago … Continue reading

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WARM SKIES,REFRESING WATER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What once was such a lovely day is coated now with snow, The temperatures have fallen to zero and below, We long for what we have not, we wish for better days, … Continue reading

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SHADES OF AUTUMN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The heat of summer has passed away, Giving way to gorgeous color everywhere, God’s paintbrush caresses the trees, Casts brilliant hues throughout the landscape, Fills the sky with burnt orange, crimson and gold, … Continue reading

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BRILLIANCE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© An army of birch trees surrounds the crystalizing pond, The leaves begin to fall, but their outer shell remains, Clothed in brilliant shades of white and brown, The air has a … Continue reading

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ON THE WATERFRONT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Reflections of a summer day, the range of many hues, The gentle breeze on glasslike lakes , the reds, yellows and greens, The sailboats take their final cruise, the colors quickly change, While God remains in … Continue reading

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COLORLESS

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© My world has turned to black and white, enveloped in ice and snow, Birds longing to sing their arias. feel temperatures soar below, Calendars say it should be spring, but heaven has other plans, An abundance of … Continue reading

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