Joy To The World!!!

‘‘ ‘Tis the day before Christmas and music is heard

in Churches about the world as they study God’s Word.

People are sending gifts ‘round the world to spread cheer…

the delight of the receivers how I wish we can hear;

chickens and cows and alpacas too;

will feed precious families…it’s definitely not a zoo!

Eggs and milk with fertilizer will provide –

a village with groceries as the Holy Spirit guides.

But wait! There’s more! The red and green shoe box

are filled with toys and supplies for every aged tot…

which travels the world to find their new home-

with the message at Christmas, “you’re not alone”.

I must smile at each bell ringer next to a tiny red pot,

who stands in weather that’s never usually hot;

not for themselves, but for people unknown-

to help them see Jesus through the love that is shown.

Right now I want to thank our first responders and their families…

who give up their lives as we have our festivities –

Yet, words are never enough-for each time they’re called,

they obediently suit up and give it their all.

To everyone listed, including the life reading-

I pray mighty strength to face your every evening;

that indescribable Peace will rule each day,

and you find that you’re the gift upon the sleigh…

that’s parked before the tiny manger

where no one should ever feel like a stranger;

For we are the reason God came to this earth;

to teach us to live, remind us our worth-

that we should forgive, just as we’re forgiven…

no matter the wrong; a pardon we’re given.

With all the grace that beautifies our world;

Merry Christmas to all; every boy and every girl!