Monday, December 21, 2009

Thank You & Heaven's Gift

Thank you to everyone who read and commented on my post yesterday.  Today I woke up better - not perfect, but better.  The tears WERE healing.  I know that my journey is not over and that there will be more bumps & trials - which of course will result in more tears.  (I never was one to take it like a man)  I will get through this, with a little help from my friends (yes corny I know)
I really do appreciate each and every one of you.


Heaven's Gift

Heaven's gift has come to man.

Mortal fate rests within tiny hallowed hands.

Shepherds singing, a shining star,

Angels proclaiming, Kings with gifts from afar.

A scene of serene glory,

The weight of a holy hush,

The meaning of heaven's story,

'Twas God's first CHRISTmas gift to us.

Who would recall the power of that day,

At the time when He was led away,

Bearing a crown, a robe, and fateful wounds?

Was He not the gift from heaven's womb?

Shall we turn from that Holy day

And walk away unchanged?

Will we allow it to envelope our souls

Only to let it slowly slip away?

Through plastic, tinsel, parties and gifts,

Shopping, planning, and Christmas lights lit,

Can the simple gift be heard or seen,

Or does it quietly fade behind holiday sheen?

Let us not forget that He loves us so.

He loves us too much to let us go.

He sent a plan with His sacrifice

To forgive and cleanse and give us life.

Embrace the greatest gift of all;

Don't let your sense of the manger wane.

The gift of heaven is yours to receive.

It was the true reason He came.

-by Sandra A. Popp


HeatherLynn said...

*starts singing that joe cocker song* that they played on the wonder years....

What would you think if I sang out of tune,

Would you stand up and walk out on me.

Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song,

And I'll try not to sing out of key.

Oh I get by with a little help from my friends,

Mmm,I get high with a little help from my friends,

Mmm, I'm gonna try with a little help from my friends.


5thsister said...

I'll continue with the theme: You've Got a Friend

When your down and troubled
And you need a helping hand
And nothing, whoa, nothing is going right.
Close your eyes and think of me
And soon I will be there
To brighten up even your darkest nights.
You just call out my name,
And you know whereever I am
I'll come running, oh yeah baby
To see you again.
Winter, spring , summer, or fall,
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there, yeah, yeah, yeah.
You've got a friend.

kys said...

Awww. I have nothing to add to your post and the comments other than smooches and hugs. I'm glad the cry helped.