Merry Christmas and Thank you

Merry Christmas and Thank you

A Poem by Coyote Poetry
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Merry Christmas

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                             Merry Christmas

  A man came to my door. He looked safe. He requested food for the people in  need. I gave him some can goods and I offered some money. He turn down the money and he smiled and he told me a short story.
"Years ago I went house to house looking for kindness.
After 20 houses.
I was rejected 20 times.
I turned and a mother and a daughter brought food and coffee to me.
On the cold street of a Michigan Winter.
I learn.
Still kind people are left.
The little girl asked me because of my long brown hair and kind eyes.
Was I Jesus testing the hearts of people?
I told her.
We shall never know when Jesus will test the heart of man.
He kissed the little girl forehead and held the young mother's hand.
He told her. You blessed me kindness and concern dear beautiful lady.
You made me believe. Love and kindness is still alive".

He left me alone deep with my thoughts.

"Love didn't kill my heart. Love made me know laughter and joy.
I remember dear Grandparent small house filled with love and safety.
I remember dear Grandfather telling me. Lead with kindness and concern. The world is hard enough on the people we love. I remember dear Grandmother telling me. Lead with sugar and honey. Anger doesn't fix anything.

Today Grandchildren are coming over. I babysit two days weekly. The boys showed me. Love and kindness create a lifetime of happiness. We are what we leave behind. I do my best to teach my grandchildren. Be kind, help each other and don't hold hate.

Merry Christmas my friends. Do some good deeds this Christmas.
Jesus is watching us.
We will never know if the person we turned away.
Was our chance to show Jesus.
Love, concern and kindness is alive and well.

A gift of a smile, a gift of a hello.
A gift of some money if you can.
Can save a day, could save a life.
Have fun and be safe my friends.
I appreciate every one of you.

                       John Castellenas/Coyote




 

© 2017 Coyote Poetry



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Merry Christmas to a gentleman with a heart and a giver to others... you are loved by your family and appreciated for you encouraging writers on here as well... a very sweet kind religious poem you write very well and your love for your grandparents is wonderful... i love my memories of mine... they were wise, wrinkled and wonderful.... ENJOY

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you Marilyn for reading and the kind words. I do appreciate. I like the Native American quote... read more
marilyn 1225

9 Months Ago

yes they are!



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What matters most of all at Christmas and year-long is that those words come for a very special poet who echoes the words: 'and He so loved the world. '

Thank you, John.

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

You are right my friend and you are welcome.
emmajoy

9 Months Ago

You're very welcome, oh very special poet!
Merry Christmas to a gentleman with a heart and a giver to others... you are loved by your family and appreciated for you encouraging writers on here as well... a very sweet kind religious poem you write very well and your love for your grandparents is wonderful... i love my memories of mine... they were wise, wrinkled and wonderful.... ENJOY

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you Marilyn for reading and the kind words. I do appreciate. I like the Native American quote... read more
marilyn 1225

9 Months Ago

yes they are!
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Zoe
All of us appreciate you, too! The story was so touching. Sure there are some kind souls left.
Wishing you a very merry Christmas!

Posted 9 Months Ago


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Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you Zoe and I hope you have a fun and safe holiday.
Zoe

9 Months Ago

Hope the same for you!
Happy Christmas, to you too!- will raise a glass to this one!

Posted 9 Months Ago


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Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you Alistair. I hope you have a fun and safe holiday.
Beautiful story,I enjoyed it and the meaning of Christmas was expressed very well.Merry Christmas and thank you for reminding me of the true meaning;-]

Posted 9 Months Ago


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Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you dear friend for reading and the comment. I do appreciate.
Great moral in this story.
At some point in life, we all need a hand.
Give an early hand. At a later date, you will be rewarded.

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

I agree my friend and thank you for reading and the comment.
i find myself liking this write... keep up



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Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and the kind words. I do appreciate.
Merry Christmas, my friend, & thank you for sharing an abundance of meaningful messages written from the heart & addressing topics meaningful to everyone. As well, thank you for the inspiration you've sent my way many times over, challenging me to tell my stories in as loving a way as you tell yours (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 9 Months Ago


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Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you Margie. I hope you and family have a safe and fun holiday.
Thank you for this beautiful, wise poem and I appreciate you so much,Coyote! “Lead with sugar and honey. Anger doesn’t fix anything.”- your Grandmother’s words are words to keep in the heart. Good deeds always rule. Your grandparents were very wise. They and your grandboys are great teachers. I wish you and yours blessed, happy, safe,healthy, joyous Holidays. I am so proud and honored to have you as a friend.:)




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Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you Annette. I agree and I hope you and your family have a safe and fun holiday.
great message and thank you for sharing this.

Advanced merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Posted 9 Months Ago


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Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

Thank you Abraham. I hope you and the family have a safe and fun holiday.

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