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A Mother's Christmas Eve Night
by chandra mathis
12/10/05
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It's the night before Christmas, I am feeling so

blue. The house is a mess and I need a new

hairdo. No help for me from hubby and kids, they

have all gone to sleep instead. Itís now midnight

and I am looking for dirty laundry under the bed.



I pray to the Lord my soul to keep. The trash

needs taking out and the snow sure is deep.

The mountain of dishes is still waiting for me. I

clinch my teeth and hope this is not reality.



I have been up all night preparing for tomorrowís

Christmas dinner. I made an apple pie that is

sure to be a winner. I place the turkey in the

oven to cook, Ooops! found my misplaced book.


Now itís four in the morning and itís time to be

Santa. I must get through with all the presents


before they awake. Then just maybe I will have

time for a little coffee brake!



Here comes hubby and kids down the stairs,

excitement fills the air. I pour a cup

of coffee and brush the hair from my face

so I could see. All of a sudden hubby

appears, "is that for me?Ē Happily I relinquish

my cup, then turn around and trip over the

pup.


As I watch my hubby and kids open their

presents, the weariness sets in from a job well

done.

To have a home and family full with love and fun can

only be made possible by Godís only son.


If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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Jacque Sauter 12 Dec 2005
Merry Christmas Chandra, This is really cute. It reminds me of a Christmas poem my Dad wrote about 50 years ago when I was little. I still have it. Someday your's will be a classic. :) Blessings wished, Jacque
Gloria Laroza T. 10 Dec 2005
Your poem brings smile to my face. Very realistic, and well-written. As a mom, a wife, and a full time nurse, I can relate. Thanks for sharing and Merry Christmas to you and yours! Blessings, Gloria




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