December 23, 2011

a christmas wish

The world is weary... from the rush of Christmas or the weight of life... and quite possibly both.  The lamp posts are decked with greens, the airwaves are singing the tunes and homes are strung with twinkling lights... and still, I feel like I must sift through it all to find Christmas. 

And under the mess... there it is, shining bright with hope.
In the stacks of shoeboxes, in the overflowing toy drive bins.

In the lay-away angel stories, the leaving of secret gifts and in the hearts of friends.
In the scrawl of a small, sweet girl...

And always, always... in the manger.

My Christmas wish for you... is to feel the presence of that tiny baby, and all it means to your life.  For you to feel His love deep in your soul... and pass it on.  Because no matter what is under the tree, we already have all we need in Him.
Merry Christmas... with love.

6 comments:

togetherforgood said...

Merry Christmas, dear friend. May your season be as beautiful as your heart. :)

Southern Gal said...

Merry, merry Christmas, Dawn. I'm thankful for you and this little place of yours.

Kay said...

Merry Christmas to you too, sweet friend. : )

tracie @ {tsj} photography said...

beautiful as always ...

my new prayer is to keep the Heart of Christmas tucked way in my heart all year through ...

merry Christmas dear friend!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Your Christmas wish for us is just perfect...as is your bigger than life heart!
Wishing a Merry Christmas to you and your sweet family.
xoxox

Dayle said...

I'm late, but I hope your Christmas was all you wished for.