Remember Why: A Christmas Reflection

He was born to be Shepherd.He was born to be King.The babe born in a mangerWas born to change everything. He saw what He createdHad charted a fatal course.We were created for His praise and glory;His law of love to enforce. Instead, we’ve chosen idolsThat are powerless and frail.None can compare to the Holy OneWhoseContinue reading “Remember Why: A Christmas Reflection”

Merry Christmas: A Haiku

Love, Hope, Peace, and JoyPromises given fulfilledMerry Christmas, Friends For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6

The Message of Christmas: A Christmas Nonet

We’re filled with joy this Christmas season.Your light and love are the reason.We have hope for our future.Nothing can be truerThan Your faithful word;The message heard,“Have no fearI AmHere.” Therefore Adonai himselfwill give you people a sign:the young woman will become pregnant,bear a son and name him ‘Immanu El [God is with us]. Isaiah 7:14 CJB

A Christmas Blessing

May the Lord blessYour family and youWith joy and confidenceIn all that you do. May the Lord shine His lightAnd make your way clear.May His grace and loveContinue to draw you near. May the Lord’s eyeWatch over you night and dayAnd give you His peaceAs you yield to His way. May you be a blessingAsContinue reading “A Christmas Blessing”

Light Reigns: A Christmas Cinquain

Light cameIlluminatingCircumventing darkness.Light brought us a future of hopeLight reigns! Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12

The Gift of Joy: A Christmas Verse with 4-Word Lines

No package can holdA gift so bold.If truth be toldThis gift is old,More precious than gold.It cannot be sold.It cannot be controlled. This gift can heal.It’s light can reveal.It’s beauty can appeal.It’s power can conceal.It’s existence is real.No thief can steal The gift of joy. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, forContinue reading “The Gift of Joy: A Christmas Verse with 4-Word Lines”

Ring the Bells Louder: A Christmas Haiku

Ring the bells louderTis the season to rejoiceOur Savior has come As the shepherds returned to their flock, they glorified and praised God for everything they had seen and heard. Everything happened the way the angel had told them. Luke 2:20

A Season of Hope: A Christmas Haiku

Warm flickering flamesBeaconing and enlighteningA season of hope The Word gave life to everything that was created,    and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness,    and the darkness can never extinguish it. John 1:4-5