Sunday, December 4, 2011

Joyful Expectation




At this time of year when we are filled
With joy and expectation,
We await the celebration
Of Jesus coming at His birth.
We find that we are also filled
With a sense of anticipation
And a joyful realization
That Christ again will return to earth!

In this Advent time of waiting
With our hearts and minds preparing
For a time of giving and sharing
And hearts overflowing with love,
We need to remember while waiting
To always be kind and caring,
Helping others with burdens they’re bearing,
As we await Christ’s return from above.  

© Connie Arnold
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10 comments:

Anne said...

Beautiful poetry and a beautiful site, Connie! Thank you so much for commenting on my blog. I so appreciate the input and support. God bless you and have a wonderful week!

Susie Swanson said...

Beautiful poem, I love all of your poetry. It is so uplifting...Blessings, Susie

Marja Meijers said...

Great poem Connie, awesome!

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

Great poem...yes, waiting with great expectation for His return

Wanda said...

I love the wonderment of this season of the year. Grateful to have a risen Savior.

Brenda Kay Ledford said...

Connie,
This is a beautiful poem with a lot of meaning. God bless you and I enjoy visiting your blog. It is indeed an inspiration to me.

Sarah (Nikki) said...

beautifully written Connie....hope you have Son filled day

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

To be kind and caring as we wait! I love it

Just Be Real said...

Blessings to you Connie. Lovely poem.

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

That was lovely, Connie! We do an advent calendar. We have since our daughter was little. This year she said not to worry about it, but I did it anyway. She's up before anyone else in the mornings and I have noticed she has gotten her advent treat before she gets ready for school. I love the moments that she's still my little girl.

Have a blessed Christmas, Connie.