Friday, December 23, 2011

Merry Christmas Everyone!!

 

 

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In Search of Christmas

I went in search of Christmas,
Left tinsel scenes behind,
In need of the true meaning
That marks our Christmastime.
I saw it in the gentle soul
Who with little means to share,
Dropped coins into a kettle
For the needy everywhere.
It shone on children's faces,
Their cheeks and hearts aglow,
As they sang of Baby Jesus
Asleep in manger low.
I heard the carolers singing
Like angels from above,
Telling of the Christ Child's birth,
God's precious gift of love.
I went in search of Christmas
Not found in tinsel lore,
But in a humble stable
With straw strewn on the floor.

© Kay Hoffman

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 Wishing you all a Wonderful and Blessed Christmas.
May it be filled with friends, family, love and flowers.

Lona

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22 comments:

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Merry Christmas to you Lona and your Family. V

madcobug said...

Pretty poem. Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones. Helen

Jeri Landers said...

True and true... that poem.
Blessings to you this Christmas, Lona, and a bright new year full of BLOOMS! Jeri and the critters

Autumn Belle said...

Wishing you a blessed Christmas and happy holidays!

Giga said...

Wzajemnie życzę pogodnych i szczęŚliwych ŚWIAT BOŻEGO NARODZENIA.

I wish each other cheerful and happy Christmas

HolleyGarden said...

What an inspiring poem. Love your animated virtual cards, too. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

FlowerLady said...

Sweet little Christmas poem.

Have a wonderful Christmas and a great 2012.

FlowerLady

Catherine@AGardenerinProgress said...

Merry Christmas Lona!

Stephanie said...

Have the most blessed Christmas Lona! And happy singing Christmas carols also ;-)
PS: Love your blog Christmas background!!

Lori at Jarvis House said...

Thanks for posting such a lovly poem. Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Cheers Lori from the Jarvis House

gardenwalkgardentalk.com said...

Have the merriest Christmas, Lona, and a healthy, happy New Year.

sweetbay said...

Merry Christmas to you as well!

Sunray Gardens said...

Merry Christmas to you and family.
Cher Sunray Gardens
Goldenray Yorkies

JWLW said...

Wishing you the most wonderful holidays and that the New Year be prosperous.

Have a wonderful day,
John and Liza

debsgarden said...

Beautiful post and poem! Have a very merry and blessed Christmas!

~Gardener on Sherlock Street said...

Merry Christmas!

Masha said...

Thank you for the good wishes and the lovely poem. Merry Christmas to you too, Lona!

Karen said...

Lona, Merry Christmas to you! I love the poem, very sweet.

Thank you for your friendship through the year, I always love to hear from you, dear lady!

Hugs, Karen

Carol said...

Merry Christmas Lona! Wishing you joy and peace! Lovely post! Warm Regards/Carol

Elephant's Eye said...

We have had a lovely day, with family we don't get to see the rest of the year. Happy Christmas to you and yours!

Rosey said...

Merry Christmas to you Lona!
Such a lovely poem for this holiday season. Thanks for stopping by.
All the best,
Rosey

myomyohi said...

Merry Christmas!