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#179: A Christmas Poem

Friday, December 25, 2009

To those who have not read this poem on the "I Can Do All Things Through Christ!" team site -- enjoy, and fill your heart with peace.

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As I watch snow falling softly down
And see children happy with toys
I wonder why anyone would frown
When surrounded by Christmas joys.

As I watch stars twinkling in the sky
And see the moon cast its glow
I wonder why anyone would cry
Knowing Jesus loves us so.

As I watch colored bulbs shade the night
And hear music pleasing our ears
I wonder why anyone would feel fright
As God stands ready to calm fears.

As I watch an angel atop the church steeple
And know love drifts through the air
I wonder why anyone would hate other people
When God has compassion to share.

As I watch happy crowds heading home
And marvel at decorations on a tree
I wonder if anyone wherever they're from
Knows Jesus loves them…and me.

(c) Lewis Mattox

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MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone. May you be filled with the spirit of the season.
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