Monday, December 21, 2009

Christ's Love = True Love

I'm learning a hard lesson
About what true love really is
It's not how much I can collect
But how much love I ought to give

Thus far I've held my heart out
So that others might try to fill
But when loved ones failed this task
My heart would sink and feel quite ill

God created us to feel His love
And only God can fill this void
Expecting love from things or people
Will leave us hurt and quite annoyed

I can choose love to be patient
I can choose love to be kind
Forget the record where I've been wronged
With only bad things to remind

Love is the opportunity
For us to give and not to get
This is a perfect Christmas lesson
One we should learn and not forget

I pray this Christmas season
You'll give your love to those around
And with this you can be certain
The love of Christ will soon be found


  1. It speaks to my heart. thank you for sharing this truth and this wisdom. May God bless you...truly.

    mama to 7
    one homemade and 6 adopted

    *expecting again...from Ethiopia

  2. Who says you haven't grown this year?

  3. A wise lesson to learn (or re-learn) at Christmas... :~D