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An Unforgetable Christmas

Updated on December 20, 2011

An Unforgetable Christmas

I can never forget as long as I live

That one particular Christmas of 1991

A Christmas that is truly different from the rest

It is not a prosperous Christmas

Its is not a romantic Christmas

It is not a gift-packed Christmas

It is a Christmas devoid of material things

It is a Christmas devoid of romance

It is indeed the most humbling Christmas ever

When I fully realized my utter depravity

It is one Christmas I could sense deeply

The revelation of God’s love in my life

That I had been away from Him for so long

And this Christmas the prodigal daughter has come home

What a great joy, joy unspeakable follows

I cannot fully explain it, I cannot fully describe it

All my hurts and hatred were gone then, including all my selfish ambitions

A great love overflows from my heart for people around me

I could sense deeply how much I am greatly loved by God

And knowing such love of God, it makes my life complete

Inspite of all my broken dreams and broken hearts

As long as I live this particular Christmas will remain in my memories

For it is one Christmas when God became REAL in my life.


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    • cristina327 profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      7 years ago from Manila

      Hi bettybarnesh I am glad to hear from you. Thank you for paying a visit. Your visit and comments are much appreciated. Yes that particular christmas is extra special because I experienced the love and presence of God which cannot be traded off with any fancy things the people of this world associated with christmas. i wish you a Christmas full of God's glory and presence this year. Remain blessed. Best regards.

    • cristina327 profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      7 years ago from Manila

      Hi Dave Matthew I am glad to read your comment for this hub. Thank you for gracing this hub it is such a great encouragement for me. Yes such Christmas of 1991 for me is an awesome experience. It is full of God's glory and a great revelation of God to me. I will never forget it as long as I live. I am hoping that I will experience another mighty visitation from God this coming christmas. It is such a one of a kind experience. Your visit is so much appreciated. May you be blessed today and always. I wish you also a christmas full of God's glory and presence. Best regards.

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      7 years ago from Bartlett, TN

      Hey Cristina: That particular Christmas meant so much to you because it really displays the "true meaning of Christmas." Gifts come and go but experiences with God will last forever! Thank you for sharing.

      Be blessed...

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      Dave Mathews 

      7 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

      Ate Cris: that is souch a touching reflection of the most important day you or anyone can experience. What joy you must have felt, I can only imagine.

      God be with you and bless you Ate Cris, and may he fill your heart with joy again this Christmas.

      Merry Christmas Ate Cristina!

    • cristina327 profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      7 years ago from Manila

      Hi rebeccamealey I am glad to hear from you. Your visit and comment is a great encouragement to me. Thank you for dropping by and appreciating this hub.I wish you a blessed Christmas this year. May you be blessed today and always. Best regards.

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      Rebecca Mealey 

      7 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      That is awesome. I can not say anything else to describe other than that! WOOOOOOOWWW!


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