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Is It?
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By Linda T. Reich
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Is It?

A decorated tree,
A wreath on the door,
It's Christmas alright
But I hope there is more!

Is it shopping for presents
For family or friends
Or watching the expressions
On the faces of children?

Is it caroling, baking,
Pretty wrappings and ribbons
Or Santa, his elves,
The joy felt in giving?

Is the the birth of the Christ Child
Who came down to man,
Bringing hope and salvation
To fulfill God's loving plan?


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Submitted: Thursday, December 22, 2011

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014

About the Poet
I am a Christian wife, mother, and grandma of five, including twin granddaughters. I love to write poetry, take nature photos, and collect buttons. I have close to 30,000 buttons. I am retired after more than 30 years of senior care including 13 years working with Alzheimers residents. I've been writing poetry (like my mom) since I was little. I still have my first poem. It was in a card I gave to my dad. As an adult I prayed for the gift of encouragement and poetry. I think it's so important to encourage others in their faith and also unbelievers. God has brought me through so much and I am thankful for my salvation. I asked Jesus into my heart and have never regretted a single moment. It was a true blessing when 3 of my poems where published. One in a local newspaper and two in different magazines. You can also find me on my facebook page at Whispers of Hope/Linda T. Reich where I post short devotionals, my nature photos and poems. Thank you. ♥


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