A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (c) Copyright 2003

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I don't really believe Christmas day (December 25th) is the actual birthday of Jesus, but it is a day we celebrate His birth on...thus, this poem.

A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (c) Copyright 2003

May the sacrifice He made
Be ingrained in our minds
May we always share the love
That He left behind


May the love that He's given
Be instilled in our hearts
That the enormity of it all
From our spirits, never parts


The knowledge that Almighty God
Sent to us His only Son
Before most of us were formed
Before our lives had begun


He devised the grand plan
To save and redeem us
It began long ago
With the birth of Jesus


The beautiful babe
He sent as a seed
And implanted into Mary
What a miraculous deed


And what started then
On that glorious day
Has impacted our lives
In a powerful way...


Because Jesus came
From a babe, to a man,
And acquainted Himself
With life's challenges firsthand,


He can certainly relate
To the things we go through
He understands how we feel
His love remains true


So let us keep sharing
Keep loving, keep giving
In constant celebration
Of this gift of life we're living


And so others may see
Through us, God's love
The gift we've been given
His Seed from above


It'll make Jesus smile
If, not just in December,
We show the world His birth
Was a Christmas to remember.



 (c) Copyright 2003 Melanie D. West

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cmlestrade commented on A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (c) Copyright 2003

02-12-2010

This is a very special piece and says so very much about the birth of the Lord and reminds us that we are to be living examples of that love. Great write.Even better after the Holiday season.

mdpoetgirl

02/13/2010

cool, glad you took the time to read it out of season ;-)

14u2 commented on A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (c) Copyright 2003

12-27-2009

Yes i also agree that holiday poems are not easily created, To write about our God, and or the gift of his Son always rates high in my heart.

mdpoetgirl

01/13/2010

tx 4 reading!

WordSlinger commented on A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (c) Copyright 2003

12-21-2009

I linked you up in the forum, Merry Christmas, ty WS & Maddi http://www.originalpoetry.com/forum/view/topic/topic_id/2785

mdpoetgirl

12/22/2009

Thanks, WS... Merry Christmas to you!

WordSlinger commented on A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (c) Copyright 2003

06-09-2009

Christmas poems are hard to do, you did a good job on it. We can't forget the true meaning of Christmas that's for sure.

mdpoetgirl

06/10/2009

Thanks a lot...

orsonav commented on A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER (c) Copyright 2003

06-05-2009

This poem serves as a great call for mankind to remember the true meaning of Christmas-Jesus. I think the way you have this poems organized within the various stanzas really give strength to the message you are conveying.

mdpoetgirl

06/06/2009

tx for reading, orson... gotta give God His due. Too often the meaning of Christmas is lost. Santa takes the glory, when it all belongs to God. tx again.

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