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A Christmas Comment
by Connie Hinnen Cook

Sunday, December 08, 2002

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Christmas may bring gifts galore,
All your heart is wishing for,
All you want and maybe more...
all the wrappings.

You may own a mansion grand,
Lots of money, lots of land,
Lots of folks at your command...
in earth's trappings.

What's beneath your Christmas tree?
Count the presents that you see:
Does that spell prosperity?...

be deluded.

Christmas-time is always rough,
Running, shopping, buying stuff,
How to know when it's enough?
God included?

God so loved the world He gave
Sent His Son down here to save
Folks from sins that would enslave...
should He bother?

Rubies, gold and diamond rings:
That's just stuff that Santa brings ~
The best things in life aren't things!
God the Father!


"For what shall it profit a man,
if he shall gain the whole world,
and lose his own soul?
Or what shall a man give in exchange
for his soul?"
(Mark 8:36-37 KJV)

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Reviewed by Mary Quire 12/4/2005
Beautifully written. The true meaning of Christmas can't be wrapped.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 12/11/2002
A wonderful write, and you spoke the truth beuatifully, keep it up! In Christs Love
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 12/9/2002
Greetings Connie,
Your Christmas poem is truly good and I know you know the truth.
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 12/9/2002
Yes Connie ... your light just flooded my soul and brought tears to my eyes. Obviously, all is not right with me and my maker. You are a beacon here at AD. Bill Murray
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 12/8/2002
I agree with Peggy...and
Happy Holidays!
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 12/8/2002
Beautiful write Connie!
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