Tag Archives: Christmas

Melancholy Merriment

This past Sunday we had the most beautiful Advent service of songs and scripture readings, plus my poem that I was blessed to recite. Everything was perfect, even when it wasn’t quite. This inspiring service was the brainchild of one … Continue reading

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Once When Emmanuel Came

I have a new Christmas poem up at Anchored Voices. It was inspired by the Scriptures that will be read at the December 15 service at my church, Community of Faith. My poem will be read at the service too. … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

Once upon a starry night A single star shown ever bright Outshone angels hovering a field Telling shepherds who rightly kneeled Of the birth of the Chosen One Born of Mary, God’s own Son Wise men followed that singular star … Continue reading

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Awaiting Our King

Advent is a time to seek the coming of our mighty King once born into a stable meek while angelic choirs did sing He will return once again at a time we can’t predict while the angels sing amen to … Continue reading

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Messy Presents

We want our presents in pretty paper All wrapped up in a shiny neat bow We want our faith to be the same So our doubts and struggles never show Yet the greatest gifts aren’t neat and tidy Like the … Continue reading

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An Angel’s Life

I’ve had a blessed life though I didn’t always think it would be so My first memory is praying for the frantic Christmas shoppers at Costco, standing high on a shelf It felt weird to look down on the carts … Continue reading

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One Shone Brighter

“Gazing at a sky filled with stars,” Wrote the Magi in his memoirs “One shone brighter than the rest. So onward towards that star we pressed.” He never says how many they were, Those magi travelling with gold and myrrh … Continue reading

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Rejoice!

Revel in the joy of Christ who Empowers us bid sin adieu Jesus born so He might die Once for all our souls to buy Incarnation a great mystery Calling all throughout history Ever more to rejoice, rejoice _____________________________ I … Continue reading

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Joy

I’ve been working on finalizing the manuscript for my holiday poetry book, which I’ll be publishing on CreateSpace and Kindle in the next week or so. I decided the “Advent to Christmas” section was a little thin; plus when I … Continue reading

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Come, Baby Jesus

Claudia is having a little fun tending bar at dVerse Poets Pub today, so I thought I’d join in. Her Meeting the Bar prompt today is to write about a character in a book coming alive or someone ending up … Continue reading

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