Tag Archives: seasons

WHAT SEASON ARE YOU IN?

I am fortunate enough to live in a state that demonstrates exactly what all four seasons are all about. Our winters are long, but filled with glistening snow, ice and cold air. The sound of snow plows fills the air … Continue reading

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FALLING IN LOVE WITH FALL

Yesterday was the perfect day for a drive. The skies were filled with clouds and even though it looked like rain, God held off for a while so we could enjoy the beauty of His amazing art work. The air … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A CHANGE

Signs of autumn are in the air. Leaves are slowly losing their grip and soon will be ready to tumble. Acorns are piling up and seeds of all kinds are nestling into the earth to start the regeneration of life … 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 mirrored lakes, the reds, yellows and blues, The sailboats take their daily cruise, the colors quickly change, … Continue reading

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THE END GAME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Remnants of a frozen past, dangling branches kissed at last, Dreams of respite from the cold, thoughts of ever growing old, Sapped of life and wanting more, grasping for that final door, … Continue reading

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THE SUN BREAKS THROUGH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun breaks through the morning sky, Tufts of gilded  white, nestles into a silver lining, Filling the expanse, With brilliant shades of gold, The sun peeks over the horizon, The heavens … Continue reading

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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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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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