One Lovely Blog Award

The really lovely KM Sutton from the wonderful Ankhor You has nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award and I have been on the moon and beyond, even now. Thank you so very much. If you haven’t checked out her blog yet, it is really awesome. You will be really happy checking it out.

I didn’t know that there were awards like these but I ain’t complaining, and it really is such a wonderful gesture that just makes me so happy I could cry.

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Christmas Gave to Me

No, it’s not the ladies dancing,
nor the ten lords who are a leaping,
instead, Christmas gave me something
that made my heart go singing

No, it’s not the usual lesson
of this merry, joyful season:
that to give is not a question,
generosity’s the equation

Instead, Christmas sang to me
the splendor of gratitude’s glee,
the beauty of my answered plea
in a time when born is He

Gratitude, for the family and friends,
for the joy that has no end,
and the gifts that they did send,
packed with love they carefully tend

Gratitude, for the season that comes once
and yet, gives us many a chance
to be thankful as we dance,
as we move through the days as if in a trance

Gratitude, that lets us see the light,
in a time that is full of night
letting us see our relationships’ might,
even though there are times that we do fight

Gratitude, dear Christmas’ firstborn,
often neglected and forlorn
call us back with your horn,
and let us thank Him who is born.