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Christmas Eve

By Walt Perryman

It's Christmas Eve and all throughout Texas,
Everyone’s talking on cell phones and sending texts.

Instead of visiting someone to talk and celebrate,
We use our cell phones and Facebook to communicate.

We send Christmas cards to our address book,
Even if we know they probably won’t even look.

Santa no longer needs any reindeer or a sleigh,
All he has to do now days is to log-on to E-bay.

I wonder if at Christmas, Jesus has a tear in his eye,
The way we celebrate Christmas but forgotten why?

So, I am going to kneel down beside my bed,
And instead of logging on, say this prayer instead.

“Jesus, please forgive me for celebrating like I do,
And help me remember that Christmas is for YOU.”


©2020 Walt Perryman

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