Poem: Jesus is the Reason I Love Christmas

Jesus is the Reason I Love Christmas


By Bunny Chong, Soldotna

Christmas holds an abundance of very special joys

For EVERY man, woman and even little girls and boys

It doesn’t matter who you are or where you are from

This holiday season is really for everyone

We each embrace what Christmas means

Through our beliefs, our symbols, our actions and scenes

Family and friends teach us every single year

To express our traditions in the ways we hold dear

For me — I can feel God’s love so I bow my head and pray

To thank Him for sending us His Son on Christmas day

It’s MY humble way of honoring God’s gift, you see

Because He knew His only Son would one day die for me

But changes to the Christmas season have increased over time

Preventing me to use and enjoy the customs that are mine

BUT I promise now to remember the precious gift God gave

And return to praising the Birth of Christ — and I will be brave!

So when I say MERRY CHRISTMAS, my happy heart sings

As I add my greeting to all the other Christmas things

And observe this holiday with everyone no matter the reason

For Me — the birth of Jesus is why I love the Christmas season