Poetry Friday: Merry Christmas
This banner hangs in Milwaukie Presbyterian Church, my church. Over the last several years, I've been asked to write something for the church Christmas card. This year, this is the outside of the card. Since it's Christmas, I thought it fitting to share the poem I wrote for the card. (I usually write two and let them committee select the one they want.)
faith and waiting for
in the world
bring us hope, peace, joy
gifts of the season
~jone rush macculloch
I wish you the love and hope of the season. Much love.
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12/25/2020 02:00:13 am
Your beautiful words pair perfectly with the card image, Jone. "gifts of the season". Lovely. Sending you and yours all the best this holiday season. :)
12/25/2020 11:38:49 am
This is beautiful,Jone! Simply Perfect words to match a simply perfect picture! Holidays to you!
12/25/2020 02:46:31 am
Jone, how lovely. Gathering is such a beautiful word...even more so now that we are not gathering with loved ones in the same ways. I'm wishing you and yours peace and joy as well.
12/25/2020 05:12:09 am
Gifts of the season... thank you! And what a lovely way for you to give the gift of poetry each year. Beautiful! xo
12/25/2020 05:52:11 am
You've written a heartfelt message for all, Jone. What a loving gift you give to your church. Merry Christmas!
12/25/2020 11:22:37 am
Jone, your poem is a lovely accompaniment to your church's holiday card. What a beautiful way to share the gift of your words.
12/25/2020 12:50:46 pm
I love the idea that gathering and waiting for miracles gives hope--not the experiencing of miracles but the waiting for them. What a lovely tradition.
12/25/2020 03:41:46 pm
Beautiful message to send out, and I hope some small bits of health miracles emerge too, thanks Jone, Happy Holidays!
12/25/2020 10:46:03 pm
Jone, when I saw the thumbprint, I knew I had to link in. The image is so beautiful and makes me reflect on the meaning of Christmas. You poem is full of hope, light, and peace, Faith is what keeps us going through all the muck of the pandemic.
12/26/2020 04:53:29 am
How perfect that your words are sent out into the world with this image! Here's to love and hope and miracles!
12/27/2020 05:46:33 am
Waiting for miracles indeed. This is lovely, Jone.
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