Tag Archives: Nativity

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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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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The Sweet Eve of Christmas Day – A Poem

‘Tis the sweet eve of Christmas Day I pray that all will find the way To the manger where Jesus sleeps See the treasure His mother keeps This quiet will last but a little while For one day Mary will … Continue reading

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Joseph: The Forgotten Character

When we think of the Christmas story, it seems we tend to forget the role that Joseph played in this historical event. We rightly focus on the baby Jesus, or often on His mother Mary. To be sure, Joseph is … Continue reading

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The Problem with Santa Claus

For many people, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Santa Claus. As soon as Thanksgiving is over, they start looking forward to Jolly Old St. Nick bringing presents to all the good little boys and girls. Every shopping mall has a … Continue reading

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Advent – A Poem

I’ve been thinking all week about writing an acrostic poem about Advent. What I ended up with also uses alliteration so that there are four words for each letter in Advent, to represent the four Sundays of Advent. My son … Continue reading

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Epiphany

Today, January 6, is the holiday of Epiphany. It is a date commemorated in both the eastern and western Christian churches, though many western Christian denominations do not celebrate it in any way today. I remember mentioning it once to a … Continue reading

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