Friday, December 20, 2013

My Christmas Card To You

                                                      Every name is a blessing
                                                      upon this list of mine
                                                      somewhere our paths have crossed
                                                      in another place and time

                                                      Perhaps it was years ago
                                                      or only yesterday
                                                      but every person on my list
                                                      has changed my life someway

                                                     A simple hug or conversation
                                                     a friendly smile or meal
                                                     a spoken prayer to God above
                                                     has helped me grow and heal

                                                     Perhaps God went through you
                                                     and wove his magic twine
                                                     in some small or kindly deed
                                                     to touch this heart of mine

                                                     You wished the gray clouds away
                                                     and prayed for rain instead
                                                     I raised my eyes to heaven
                                                     and found a rainbow overhead

                                                    Worldly things that trouble me
                                                     just seems to disappear
                                                     knowing you are always there
                                                     across the miles or near

                                                    You restore my faith, love and hope
                                                     a bond that will never cease
                                                     so many wonderful family and friends
                                                     brings to me an inner peace

                                                    Each day my list continues to grow
                                                    and each name I hold so dear
                                                    each one has brought Christmas joy
                                                    everyday of the year

                                                   This Christmas Card I give to you
                                                   is more than just a wish
                                                   it's a thank you to God above
                                                   for putting you on my list

                                                   © Susie Swanson, 2013

                                                   Merry Christmas Everyone. 


  1. Lovely poem and a lovely Christmas wish. Bless you, Susie. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

  2. Oh My---that is lovely.. Thanks so much!!! You are so special… Love that wreath too.. You know how much I love wreaths.

    Merry Christmas

  3. So very beautiful Susie! Thank you! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

  4. Beautiful!! So well written! And we thank God for putting us on that list. Merry Christmas, dear friend :)

    1. Thank you Charlotte and I feel the same about all of you. Merry Christmas.

  5. Such a beautiful poem straight from your heart dear Susie. I thank the Lord above the day I met you here. Wishing you and your family the Merriest of Christmas's with Love and God Blessings guiding you along life's path every step of the way.

    Susan Rix

    1. Thank you so much Susan and I feel the same way.. Many Christmas Blessings from me also.

  6. Susie,
    What a wonderful poem this is for all of us. Thank you for your friendship.

    Merry Christmas to you, and may your home be filled with love and peace on this special day.


    1. Thank you for your friendship as well Sheri. So happy to have found you on here. Many Christmas Blessings sent your way.

  7. Susie, I am thankful for your friendship too. We are blessed here in blogland for being able to make friends and hold each other up in hard times. Praying you and yours have a wonderful Christmas. xoxo,Susie

    1. Thank you Susie. Yes we are and I treasure each one of you. You are a dear friend and I am honored to have you on here. Prayers for a wonderful Christmas for you and your family as well.

  8. Oh, Susie, thank you! I'm glad to be on your list. You're on mine, too. Merry Christmas!

    1. Aww, thank you Elaine. I'm honored to have you on here. Merry Christmas.

  9. Thank you so much Susie! Merry Christmas (after the fact) to visit with my family kept me from my usual blog visits and commenting:)