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Saturday, December 10, 2011

It doesn't have to be that way.....

We can use only ONE photo
and 100 words.
Prompt is
"it doesn't have to be that way"
A baby boy was born to Mary,
One fine Christmas Day.
With no idea of how HE would carry
our sins and how HE would pay.

HE lives with our Father every day
and loves us from HIS heart.
He never really has to say
"I've loved you from the start."

At times you may feel so alone,
your friends have all forsaken,
your heart is broken, you cry and moan
Your very spirit, shaken.

Just remember, my sweet friend,
You have someone close who loves you.
HE promised to love us to the end,
And take our worries, too.

Listen close, to  what HE will say,
"No reason for you to be lonely,
It doesn't have to be that way.
All I ask is that you love ME only."
a poem by bj


SmilingSally said...

Hi BJ,

What a lovely post. Did you know that I collect nativities? So you'd better be sure to lock your doors!

Vee said...

Beautiful thoughts this morning, BJ. Amen to it all.

Marydon said...

Always beauty from you BJ. Love this post.

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Merry Christmas

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

So serene and beautiful.
Thank you BJ for such a lovely post this morning.

Gracie's Cottage said...



Nonna Beach said...

Excellent BJ !!!

You captured my feelings about "the reason for the season" perfectly !!!

Sue said...

Such sweet sentiments. Thanks!


Judie said...

This is certainly a lovely poem. When my oldest son was 18 months old, I created the three wisemen out of fabric, cardstock, and old jewelry. My son still has those wisemen.

Tracy said...

I am loving this please may I put it onto ,my facebook.
I have also got the willow tree figurinesof the nativity

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

That was amazing BJ! I loved it:@)

Theresa said...

Sweet BJ, I love your poem! Have a blessed day my friend, HUGS!

Sue @ Not the Good Scissors! said...

Such a beatiful poem BJ. He loves us so much.
Hugs, Sue

Sue @ Not the Good Scissors! said...

Such a beatiful poem BJ. He loves us so much.
Hugs, Sue

Kathleen Grace said...

Amen sweet friend. A lovely tribute to the season:>) XXOO

Ames said...

Thank you for the reminder. Love you too!~Ames

Gems said...

So nice to remember the REAL meaning of Christmas...thank you xxx

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

That poem is sweet bj, just like you sweetheart !

NanaDiana said...

Beautiful and from your heart, Bj. Perfect all the way around~ xo Diana

Sarah said...

Lovely, BJ. You are full of talent!

anitamombanita said...

Really wonderful. I love the sentiment and the words that express it.

doodles n daydreams said...

A beautiful poem bj, a real tribute to the season.
Merry Christmas and blessings to you and yours this season.

Neabear said...

This is beautiful. Love the picture too! Hope you are having a great weekend!


Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What a joy to see in the wee hours of the morning. Merry Christmas to you too, bj!!

Madeline's Album said...

Your poem BJ was very touching. Great post. Have a blessed day. Madeline

The French Hutch said...

bj, you're amazing! A BEAUTIFUL poem from you.

The French Hutch

Snap said...

Lovely and gorgeous words.

Designs By Pinky said...

BJ, this is such a beautiful poem!!!! Love the words and thoghts. THANK YOU!!!! I love Nativities too. Did you come over to see mine yet? Wishing you a bEAUTIFUL week! XO, Pinky

jfb57 said...

Wonderful! I so admire folks who write poetry and even more so when it rhymes. I really loved this! Thank you!

forgetmenot said...

I love this post. Mickie :)

Jo said...

What a wonderful post!

On Crooked Creek said...

Moving poem!
Filled with and by the Spirit!

Carla said...

Catching up on my reading. Lovely post. Thanks

The Tablescaper said...

Beautiful. Thanks for bringing this post to Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Jenny said...

Absolutely beautiful.

I loved this.

Hope, inspiration and beauty all rolled into one lovely little package of words!

Bless you!