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  • 'Twas the Day After Christmas

    ‘Twas the day after Christmas,
    And all ‘cross the land
    All the people were saying,
    “Wasn’t Christmas just grand?”

    The children were joyful,
    The parents were tired,
    And grandfolks, aunts and uncles
    Had been really inspired.

    The stockings still hung by the chimneys with care
    But the toes were now empty; there was nothing left there.

    All the presents were opened
    The carols all had been sung
    We’d enjoyed our big gathering
    Where we’d seen everyone.

    But beneath all the clutter, the leftovers and toys
    Was the meaning eternal, and the source of our joys.
    For we’d focused our time not on gifts, not on food
    But on the true source of our holiday mood.
    We read verses, we sang songs, we remembered and smiled
    For the cause of it all was the holy Christ Child.

    So may we proclaim ‘ere the year starts again:
    Let’s promote peace on earth, and good will to men.

    Posted in Featured, Ongoing Priorities [slideshow_deploy]

    2 Responses to 'Twas the Day After Christmas

    1. Dayle Robbs says:

      Great poem and yes, let's all individually endeavor to promote "Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men"…

    2. Bobbie says:

      What an awesome poem!!

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