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The Child's Joyful Christmas (repost)
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks

Monday, December 14, 2009
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...an ageless lesson to be learned (a repost, 'cause it's my favorite :o)





“Where do you come from, little snowman?” I ask
“From where winds blow so cold” says he.
”And why are you here?” I demand with a smile.
To remind you how happy you should be.
For the Earth is covered in a blanket so white,
a shimmering blanket of tranquility;
to remind you of my friend, Mr. Santa Claus,
who’ll bring to your heart such glee.”


“And what more will he bring me?” I want to know.
Bright lights of blue, red, green and gold,
to remind you of the Birth so long ago
that the angels told shepherds to behold;
in the town of Bethlehem far away,
they traveled to where they were told.
Under dark blue skies they ventured
to see the Babe with eyes so bold
.”

“Do I know this Babe?” I asked of him.
I hope you do, He is your Best Friend.
And when your heart is saddened
He’s with you for it to mend.
He’ll bring you happiness when you give up hope;
He’ll bring a rainbow ‘round the next bend
.”
“And will the rainbow have gold for me?”
“N
ot just gold, but life everlasting through eternities end

“All this from one little Babe?” I wonder aloud.
Oh, yes…all this and much more, you will see;
just believe, have faith and be proud.
Remember to give thanks for all that will be;
remember to celebrate this Holy Birth,
not just for gifts laden under a tree.
For your time is so precious on this Earth,
celebrate all things this Christmas Eve
.” 

“Thank you, Mr. Snowman, I didn’t know,
I thought Christmas was for gifts and fun.”
And you’re right, little child,” says this man of snow,
but remember the most precious gift for everyone:
The Babe born that special night, Christmas Eve.
The Babe who angels called Glorious.
Join with your loved ones and all who believe,
Rejoice, and have a Joyful Christmas!”


“Thank you, again, Mr. Snowman. Now I know.”



 


Original © Jackie (Micke) Jinks, Christmas 2003.

 

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Reviewed by neerja gandhi 12/18/2009
:) ....joy and remembrances of good days....gonna come
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 12/18/2009
I love your poem, a pure joy to read. Merry Christmas Micke.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/15/2009
Wonderful Message in this, Micke; well done! Love the piccy!

(((HUGS))), much love, and Merry CHRISTmas to you too!

As always, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 12/15/2009
Wonderful, Micke - a Christmas Gem! Love the graphic, too.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 12/15/2009
"...remember to give thanks for all that will be..." hope the world remember, because, despite hardships there is plenty to be grateful for.

Georg

Reviewed by Paul Berube 12/15/2009
Beautifully done, Jackie. Thanks for reposting this piece and may God bless.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 12/14/2009
Jackie, how beautifully you have written this piece with such a spiritual flavor running throughout...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 12/14/2009
Well-done!!
Reviewed by Richard Arrington 12/14/2009
A delightful work, thank you.



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