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Pause for Prayer: TUESDAY 12/6

by James Christensen

At present’s the feast of St. Nicholas:
   buddy of the poor, giver of presents
     – and precursor of Santa Claus!


Whereas looking for presents for household and mates,
    on the point of give them way more than they want…

Whereas rushing to spend greater than I can afford
    on issues that may break and shortly be forgotten…

Whereas trimming my tree and going to events,
    writing out playing cards and wrapping up presents…

Maintain me aware, O Lord, of your humble start
    and the declare of the poor on the bounty that is mine…


Bear in mind:
    the one present Jesus desires for his birthday
        is for us to take care of each other

            starting with the poor…




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