Tuesday, 25 December 2007

Christmas Angel

Christmas Angel...

I have a little angel
I hang upon my tree
She reminds me of another that
I cannot touch or see.
As I place my lovely angel midst
the sparkling lights on high
My other little angel roams the
dazzling, star lit sky.

As I celebrate at Christmas time
God's child who came to Earth
I think back to that special day-
My own beloved child's birth.
As long ago, the world was shown
A wonderous star above,
within my heart there shines a light
of pure undying love.

Perhaps for one, she'll put aside
her thoughts of heavenly things,
remembering this time on Earth
she'll soar on shimmering wings.
Join little ones with shining eyes and
thoughts of Christmas glee,
The holy day, she'll spend with us-
her earthly family.

Perhaps we have a feeling that
our little one is near
As she soothes the sad place in our hearts
and dries our secret tears.
Then she'll take flight on outstetched wings
for heaven up above
while we receive the greatest gift
of God's eternal love.

Alice Check Beaverton

Thank you for Tiff and ~William~ for sharing this poem with me in 2006.
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8 comments :

Veronica said...

This made me cry.

Merry Christmas to you and your 4 children.

Kellan said...

Such a beautiful poem, I just loved it. ANd I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Kellan

childlife said...

That was such a lovely poem - thank you for sharing it! I hope your Christmas was all things lovely!

louise said...

thankyou, I think of my 2 'angels' that I lost every christmas & mothers day and am so grateful for the 2 grown up ones that I have. now, off to find some tissues...

frog ponds rock... said...

That was beautiful..

kim xxx

dawn224 said...

I have to tell you, I thought of you and of the bears in your sidebar, as I stood in the NICU on Sunday just before seeing me niece for the first time. She will going home with them, but through your teaching of what "could have been", my heart is a little more grateful for her strong new presence.

Louise said...

I just wanted to warn you about the suppossed 'work at home' link above, its a typing site which basically takes your money and then tells you how to place ads with clickbank, I hate this scam almost as much as I hate payday loans!
I have a link to some legit sites in my signature (not affiliate links) I just don't want to see anyone lose money on this scam like I did :)

baby~amore' said...

thank you Kellan, Veronica , Michelle , Kim and Louise for your kind words.
Dawn -congratulations on your niece and I hope you she gets home soon. Thank you too for your kind words.

thanks Louise - I finally deleted the spam - I guessed as much it was a scam.I don't bother clicking on them.

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