DECEMBER FLOWERS

Wintry winds may blow and heavily the snow showers in threadbare petals stand tall these December flowers. Like ancient calligraphy, stripped limbs rise to the skies painting prayers; below, the earth shows December flowers. How bleak the landscape, the cold is heavy in the heart Contemplative eyes focus on December flowers. When time has strippedContinue reading “DECEMBER FLOWERS”

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A BOY AND HIS PRESENTS

He made a thoughtful list of gifts he wanted to get at Christmas He checked the list once, then some more. His folks would pick his choice for sure. He wanted to get at Christmas things his young heart truly desired – toys and things that will bring him joy. His eyes shone bright withContinue reading “A BOY AND HIS PRESENTS”

SANTA CLAUS OF THE STREETS

Two Sundays ago, my little son and I went for a walk to the city Green to watch the Christmas display. While admiring the gigantic Santa statue, two strangers approached us. The first man was somebody we met earlier on our way to the Green and who expressed pleasure at seeing us again. Meanwhile, IContinue reading “SANTA CLAUS OF THE STREETS”

WHEN MORNING CAME

The Queen breathed life to morning the long night of waiting passed with the sky erupting in wonder when angels proclaimed the first Christmas Eyes beheld the King of kings an infant asleep on His straw bed Meek and humble as a lamb He came meek and humble, to the Tree, He was led whereContinue reading “WHEN MORNING CAME”

SUNDAY POST: CHRISTMAS

So, Jakesprinter wants to see some Christmas from us.  And Christmas is what he will get. 😉 C is for children and cookies.  They go together. H is for Happiness that especially shows after receiving a nice gift. 🙂 R is for the rising sun that I chanced upon on Christmas morning, lending the snowContinue reading “SUNDAY POST: CHRISTMAS”

WHEN CHRIST WAS BORN

The King of Heaven disdained earthly comforts when He came on a bed of straw He laid and gave poverty a holy name. No liveried servant was at his birth Joseph and Mary gave Him warmth No purer hands could have served the King of kings upon this earth. No earthly bard announced His presenceContinue reading “WHEN CHRIST WAS BORN”

CHRISTMAS IS COMING

There may be no ornaments to deck the hall nor presents  under the tree Yet it will still be Christmas it is of things the eyes cannot see. The air may ring with laughter or hearts may overflow with tears Yet  Christmas is sure to dawn bringing hope to allay  the fears. The world mayContinue reading “CHRISTMAS IS COMING”