Santa’s Reminders

Santa’s Reminders

The workshop is empty. The elves have gone home. The Mrs. is resting. Santa’s alone. The tools are all quiet. The floor is clean-swept. The toys are delivered; Yet, Santa’s bereft. He’s tired and he’s weary. His mind is confused, Abstracted, bewildered, Perplexed and...
The Shepherds

The Shepherds

Evening comes; sheep safely in the fold. Shepherds settle, as in the days of old. Heat of day turns to pleasant cool. Dark of night displays a radiant pool Stars that shine, and twinkle bright on high— God’s handiwork, amid expanse of sky. When suddenly, a brightness...
The Rest of the Christmas Story

The Rest of the Christmas Story

Just a baby in a manger Holy, precious heavenly child Born in humble, poor surroundings. First born Son so meek and mild. Nearby shepherds hear the story Told by angels, joyous news. Born to you this day a Savior, Resting now with cows and ewes. Swaddling clothes, a...
The Colors of Christmas

The Colors of Christmas

Into a dark and sin-filled world A blessed babe was born. To rescue men with blackened hearts He came that Christmas morn. A promised King, at last arrived, His parents tired and worn. No one to welcome their new Son, With Kingly robes adorn. How could all men with...
A Prayer

A Prayer

Strengthen me, Lord; I am tired. Strengthen me, Lord; I need rest. Strengthen me, Lord; I’m your child. Strengthen me, Lord. I am blessed. Teach me, O Lord, how to love you. Teach me, O Lord, how to pray. Keep me, O Lord, in Your bosom. Hold me, so I will not stray....
Colors

Colors

Black was the color of sinful hearts. Black was the midnight sky. Into the darkness, a Light did appear In the form of a baby’s cry. Red was the blood the Light did shed Men’s blackened hearts to buy. Into His side the spear was thrust. “Abba, Father,” was His cry....