On the eleventh day of Christmas…

January’s Song

There is a rumor on the streets
that Christmas is over.
Lights and ornaments are packed away,
trees dragged to the curb,
people back to business as usual.
We’re no longer in the party mood;
the humbugging is back in vogue.

This is January….
How can Christmas be over?!
The Child is just newborn,
the song of Peace and Goodwill
still rings in our ears.
The shepherds and sages still kneel
to this One who is born to us….
just born to us!

How can Christmas be over??
The story of the gospel is just beginning.
Who saw the Star
now live in its Light.
We who saw and heard
now believe.

Christmas is not over.
We’re just beginning
to follow this One
who calls us now to
Live in the Light of Love.
Christmas is not over.
It’s just beginning
and this is January’s song!!!

January’s Song by Ann Weems, from the book From Advent’s Alleluia to Easter’s Morning Light

by Heidi Malott

by Heidi Malott


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