Monday, December 31, 2018


DAY SEVEN, of the ELEVENTH celebration of, the 12 Days of Christmas, here at Lunch Break, with 'Mary Did You Know' as our carol of choice.

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Mary sings a song
Babe feeds at her breast
Does He know the words?
© Chelle Angelini

in Bethlehem
with the donkey and sheeps
The Child Redeemer
© Willie Bongcaron

nativity scene -
ox and ass and shepherd boys
and the Lamb of God
© gillena cox

This year ends. Tonight
we usher in a new year
with you as blessing
© Susan Chast

from afar
kings brought gifts
to King of kings
© Janice Garey

birth in a manger...
she knows it's time to lay down
'fore tomorrow comes
© Pat Geyer

a long journey...
tired yet Mary labors
birthing Emmanuel
© Linda Lee L

an angel
anoints the virgin Mary—
mother of the son
© Michael H. Lester

A child known to save
the world, is asleep
in the town of Bethlehem.
© Sanaa Rizvi

the savior is born -
in the depths of winter
a verdant future?
© Ernesto Santiago

Child Jesus
Smiles with sleep
Sky stars twinkling
© Otteri Selvakumar


Nativity image from Bing dot com [ photo by gillena cox 2018]

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