CHRISTMAS

by mikeb

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Here we are awaiting Christmas
Storing up our gifts and food
Spending lots of lovely money
Don’t forget, we must include
Auntie Betty, Uncle Norman
Cards for all upon our list
Daren’t forget a single person
Can’t upset the one that’s missed.

Whilst were stuffing all the turkey
Christmas pud helped down with wine
Slumping down in front of telly
Snoring through the pantomime
This is usual for the masses
Greed and gluttony abound
Whilst, outside, the homeless passes
Searching pavements for a pound.

Jesus Christ was born at Christmas
Sent to earth to save us all
Lived to serve all those around Him
Always perfect, standing tall
Helped the leper, healed the cripple
Underdog and down and out
Suffered greatly for His mercy
Hated by the men with clout.

So we must be all like Jesus
Following His every way
Showing love to all who need it
Living in His humble way
For He loves a cheerful giver
One who relegates himself
To the role of peoples servant
That is how we gain our wealth

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