Monday, December 24, 2007

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Reason for the Season

Twas the month before Christmas
When all through our land,
Not a Christian was praying
Nor taking a stand.

Why the Politically Correct Police had taken away,
The reason for Christmas - no one could say.
The children were told by their schools not to sing,
About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things.

It might hurt people's feelings, the teachers would say
December 25th is just a "Holiday".
Yet the shoppers were ready with cash, checks and credit
pushing folks down to the floor just to get it!

But as Targets were hanging their trees upside down
At Lowe's the word Christmas - was no where to be found.
At K-Mart and Staples and Penny's and Sears
You won't hear the word Christmas; it won't touch your ears.

At the top of the Senate, there arose such a clatter
To eliminate Jesus, in all public matter.
And we spoke not a word, as they took away our faith
Forbidden to speak of salvation and grace.

The true Gift of Christmas was exchanged and discarded
The reason for the season, stopped before it started.
Choose your words carefully, choose what you say
Shout MERRY CHRISTMAS, not Happy Holiday.

3 comments:

del said...

Amen. Amen. And MERRY CHRISTMAS to you & yours!

Crystal said...

Only one word to be said...

AMEN!

I hope you had a Merry CHRISTMAS!

Gina E. said...

Oh so sad and yet so true. The Reason for The Season will be a distant memory in years to come, I fear. Just glad I won't be around to see it. Hope your CHRISTMAS was all that you wanted it to be, and that 2008 will be a good year!