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ruth’s wn entry: merry & bright.

So I’ve been noticing stuff in my everyday world and wondering what to develop for WNW.  It occurred to me on Monday night that I should write about the Christmas lights that have filled my home.  So I’ve been doing a lot of writing in the air in preparation for today’s entry.  I pushed my thinking by:  I’ve realized that the Christmas lights aren’t just a pretty decoration, but a way to get my heart ready for Christmas.  Christmas is more than lights and bows and trees —  it’s about the Savior of the World living in my heart.

Here’s a poem I wrote in response to all of this thinking . . .

Merry & Bright
Twinkling lights amidst evergreen,
      the scent tickles my nose.

Burning fire blazing bright,
      the heat flicks out to me.

Steaming mug filled with chocolatey-goodness,
     the sweetness lingers on my lips.

And me, cozy and snug
     enjoying the sights

Christmas fills my heart.

Ruth Ayres View All

Unhurried. Finding the magic in the middle of living. Capturing a life of ridiculous grace + raw stories.

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