Tag Archives: seasons

ON THE WATERFRONT

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, While God remains in heavenly skies, the seasons to … Continue reading

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SUMMER PERCEPTIONS

The earth rotates as God first set it in the sky, The winds are His, He controls whether we live or die, He carves the trees into skeletal versions of themselves, He releases His rain on parched grass and plantings, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SAILING

Spring has sprung and summer in the midwest is bound to be tomorrow. We’ve been having a pretty good entrance into the season we all look forward to in Minnesota. I recall summers on the lake and sailing regattas on … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE SNOW MELT

The days are much longer, the sun’s here to stay, We’ve turned life’s cold corner and it’s a new day, The once frozen waters are now clear and blue, Earth covered with new growth and fresh sun kissed dew, The sweet songs … Continue reading

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SPRING BREAK 2022

The calendar reads March 9th, but there is still a foot of snow on the ground, the temperature is hovering around 14 degrees, the sun is shining and for many young people it is a week designated for celebrating the … Continue reading

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FURROWED FIELDS

A November sky, displaying clouds filled with dust particles shining like diamonds, The perfect ceiling, suspended in space over a furrowed field of forgotten gleanings. Deep ruts in the earth, carved by a machine driven by a farmer – a … Continue reading

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THE LAST HURRAH

Rich, luxurious, colors explode on the autumn landscape. God pulls out all the stops at this refreshing time of the year. Dabs of crimson, dollos of burnt sienna, remnants of fading greens, Topped off with a stunning shimmer of dancing … Continue reading

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WE NEED EACH OTHER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The road is full of stumbling blocks, we see them every day,Our path is filled with hiccups which toughen up the way,Our journey to eternity is filled with indecision,We struggle through all … Continue reading

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THINGS ARE LOOKING UP

  Sunlight trickles through slightly skeletal branches, Giving way to glistening dew drops,, Like a scattering of diamonds across the open expanse, As the sun rises to full height, it dispenses all its light and beauty for our pleasure, Each … Continue reading

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AUTUMN PURGE

Actually I’m crazy about this time of year.  At least I can breathe again for a week or two.  The air is crisp and fresh and mold spores haven’t yet taken hold.  Unlike Maxine, I enjoy a blanket of leaves … Continue reading

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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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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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