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A Christmas Delemma
by Henry L. Lefevre

Monday, December 04, 2006
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It's getting to look a lot like Christmas.

What should I give on this fine Christmas Day?
Should I give costly presents? Is there no other way?
Should I be a big spender, like Santa or Nick?
Should I be a bit frugal, like Scrooge? -- Take your pick?

No! I'll try to be helpful and give of my time.
I'll save like a Scrooge and not spend a dime.
But time's just like money, in quite short supply
It's better than stockings or a bright gaudy tie.

Yes, folks, it's settled. I won't be like Scrooge.
Still, I'll save on the trinkets and the shopping deluge
Though I won't be like Santa or a Jolly Saint Nick.
I'll give of myself -- that's the route that I'll pick.

The End


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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/27/2007
The giving of self: perfect gift, all year 'round. Always the right color and size. :) No dilemma, here. :) Well done, Henry.

(((HUGS))), love and Happy New Year,

Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 12/7/2006
Giving of self is THE perfect gift.
Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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