Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Mike Monahan, iDerek Flower, iPatricia Sanders, iWill Clark, iKathy L Wheeler / Kae Elle Wheeler, iD.E.Z. Butler, iLisa Loucks Christenson, i

  Home > Inspirational > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

William F Heffner

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 112 Titles
· 550 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Before 2003

William F Heffner, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
The Doomsday Genie
by Frank Ryan

When America is attacked by what appears to be a ferocious WMD, a small group of people lead the fight back. Includes violence and graphic detail..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
Heaven Spent (Kindle Edition)
by Janice Scott

The traditional and quiet lives of a retiring rector and his wife are shaken up when a new, young, lively curate comes along...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Popular Poetry (Inspirational)
  2.  Memories
  3.  The guiding lights
  4.  Survival
  5.  Rosebuds
  6.  Sleep / Sueño
  8.  My Mother
  9.  Validation
  10.  Your Love Remains
  11.  Note to Self, Number One
  12.  your boneyard...
  13.  Never Forgotten
  14.  Letting Go
  15.  Higher Ground, Bigger Dreams
  16.  Some Day Our Prince Will Come
  17.  Moments
  18.  The Writer
  19.  By the Dawn's Early Light

Beyond A Christmas Day
by William F Heffner

Monday, December 02, 2002
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by William F Heffner
•  Every Prison Cop
•  My Rainbow's End
•  Grandma
•  Grandpa
•  H E A R T
           >> View all 104

What does PEACE mean to you?
Read Psalm 29:11



Just prior to Christmas 2000 William Heffner was asked by a Dallas Newspaper to write something honoring all public servants, William wrote "Beyond A Christmas Day" as a result. 


This year "2014" William Heffner is posting "Beyond A Christmas Day" to honor those who didn't have the opportunity to be with their loved ones due to their service to the public via sometype of organization that works 24/7, please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.



Working on a holiday
 Is not so very strange
To public servants everywhere
  And that's not going to change,

They sacrifice, so we can live
In peace through out the land
Christmas day and everyday
We need their helping hand.

So don't forget to thank the Lord
When Santa's gone away
For all the peace these servants bring
Beyond a Christmas Day.



In addition if you are a public servant, then you are the inspiration of "Beyond A Christmas Day".

Thanks and God Bless!.  














Music by Bill Heffner
Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Cynth'ya 12/26/2003
Hello William:

So glad you are one of the few who articulate the heart as well as you have dear brother. This is how we all should be 365 days, not just focusing on the one turned commercial by the world, but focus on THE ONE that can change the world. May God bless and protect you and those who share your attitude of gratitude always.

Thank you for your words of encouragement.
cynth'ya lewis reed
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 12/23/2003
This was a wonderful poem. And thanks, for stopping by, and
reviewing my writings.
Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 11/24/2003
isn't that the truth. THANK YOU for sharing this piece, a prayer of thanks goes out to all of those who truly wish us well and are protecting and serving communities to the best of their ability...
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 11/23/2003
This poem was great William, it's funny how on the holidays like Christmas people seem to commit more terrible crimes. Then again I guess it's just the way life is. The jews and arabs live on Holy land and they kill each other like crazy. G
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 12/3/2002
Wonderful tribute.. Keep it up..
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 12/3/2002
Glad to know you are out there William protecting us! .........................
Maybe you can find a way to help promote the cause Linda Hill and I are expounding.
You might repost the article we have here. Or maybe you can spread the names of the missing children. Please read my poem on this page and do whatever you can to spread the word. If you run a repost you cna take it to work with you and find out if there is somewhere you can put these children on an 800 hot line number. Or post an article in the newspaper to further the cause ... or contact Adam Walsh to find out if the can feature the Children before it is too late. ANYTHING you think that might give them a chance. The fugitive has already killed his girl friend. These children are in grave danger. Thank you for anything
you can do. Linda Hill & Bill Murray
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/2/2002
Great tribute! may you be blessed Christmas and always!
Reviewed by Alexander Shaumyan (Reader) 12/2/2002
Excellent tribute.
Reviewed by Sally Montoye (Reader) 12/2/2002
A very nice tribute!
Reviewed by jing javier 12/2/2002
nice tribute..
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/2/2002
(((WILLIAM))) celebrating the TRUE heroes of the holidays (and EVERY DAY)..those who serve our public such as yourself. THANK YOU, officer william, and may jesus shine in your heart for the world to see! love and ((((HUGS))), your texas friend, karen lynn. *~*~MERRY CHRISTMAS~*~* and a HAPPY, HEALTHY, and SAFE NEW YEAR'S TO YOU!!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/2/2002
(((HUGS))) for a terrific poem, celebrating the real heroes of the holidays (and any day), our public servants. THANK YOU and God bless and protect you...(((HUGS))) and love, karla. *merry Christmas*

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.