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Christmas Day

Updated on December 18, 2015
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Writing Poetry has filled a large portion of my life beginning with childhood. Writing is a creative venue and lifelong enjoyment for me.

What is Christmas?

Everyone knows what Christmas means, both young and old:

They know it is a time to give, to receive, and to spread Gods love and cheer;

Grateful hearts with our spirits so high at the end of the year.

One and all we search and seek to find the meaning of this,

How it all started with a boy, baby Jesus, and his humble mother, Mary,

It happened long ago, when an angel gently spoke to her, “ye shall conceive”.

And then carpenter Joseph obediently led the way to Bethlehem,

even while a shining star led the wise men to find them, and

importantly proclaimed this newborn child to be the future King,

Savior and Lord. For all this, we rejoice, For all this we rejoice.

So now we seek, each and every one of us, at Christmas time,

To hail him as our living Lord, and crown him King of Kings

our allegiance in every gift we give; in all the songs we sing,

to show our love for God above in sending us this mighty one

with His love on Christmas day.

Nothing else compares with finding him always there,

And giving us the greatest gift; sharing it abundantly.

The glorious gift of life that comes from above.

So think of how he gave each one of us our own Christmas Day.

When he became our Savior, and we became his; The very reason for this day.

“Born this day in the City of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord:”

For this we rejoice, we rejoice!





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      Oscar Jones 4 years ago from South Alabama

      hey, I lived four miles from santa claus house in north pole. and I actually drove a tourist van for them! its commercialism at its finest. I also drove a tourist van for Great Alaska Bowl co. Ref: , the joy is when its in your heart, right? thanks for the visit!

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      Dan Harmon 4 years ago from Boise, Idaho

      It's December, that time of year, and this fits right in - thank you.

      I will add, however, that the religious aspect of Christmas is not all there is, and isn't even necessary to enjoy the holiday. There is so much more to it for those that choose to look.

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      It's interesting to read this in May, but it's the spirit that we can carry all year. Nice poem.

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      Beth37 5 years ago

      I LOVE Christmas time, Oscar. Thanks for taking me back a few months. Only 9 to go. :)

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      torrilynn 5 years ago

      Hi Oscar,

      very beautiful poem that you have here

      I was very inspired and touch by how beautiful it was.

      thanks for the read.

      Voted up.

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      Faith Reaper 5 years ago from southern USA

      Yes, the most beautiful gift from heaven above we will ever receive! Very lovely poem to glorify our Lord God.

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless you. In His Love, Faith Reaper