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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 – Advanced)
Topic: Christmas Tree (10/09/08)

TITLE: The Everlasting Tree of Life
By Clyde Blakely
10/11/08


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The Everlasting Tree of Life



A
tr€€
plant€d,
Oh LOrd,
by cl€ar wat€rs
rOots grOw
d€€p & firm
YOu, Oh LOrd
ar€ WhO w€
c€lebrat€ €ach y€ar
at CHRISTmas
€v€rgr€€ns adOrn€d
as j€w€ls On YOur crOwn
and lights fOr YOur glOry
pr€s€nts tO r€pr€s€nt
YOur fr€€ gift tO th€ wOrld
a tr€€ cut dOwn tO shOw YOur d€ath
but YOu rOs€ tO lif€ again tO giv€ us
€v€rlasting lif€ with YOu in h€av€n abOv€.
Th€ tr€€ will b€ discard€d but YOu, Oh LOrd,
my LOrd, ar€ th€ sam€ y€st€rday, tOday, and fOr€v€r
tO YOu b€ glOry nOw and fOr€v€r mOr€
in You
is light
and life
LIFE EVERLASTING





Psalms 1:1a & 3 (NIV) – Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked…He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields it fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.


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Christine Dunn10/17/08
Very on topic in every way - in its lesson, its descriptions and of course the format (even decorated with Christmas baubles!).Well done.
Robyn Burke10/17/08
so clever!! i would sure like to figure out how to include the formatting. great poem!
Laury Hubrich 10/23/08
This is wonderful! Congratulations!
Celeste Ammirata10/23/08
This is beautiful! To look at and to read. Congratulations on your ribbon. Well deserved!
Sheri Gordon10/23/08
Congratulations on your EC. This is so beautiful to look at--and a great message, too.
Yvette Roelofse10/23/08
Beautifully and simply written, this speaks to the heart of Christmas. I love your poem, and your decorations on the tree is truly original.
Sharlyn Guthrie10/24/08
Wow! Very nice. I love the varied letters in your tree. They look like decorations. Congratulations on your EC!