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Caring for kids

Is what it’s about;

Extending ourselves,

Even doing without.

At Christmas, God’s gifts

Are lifted once more.

That peace, joy, and love

Unattended before.

We seek these ourselves

For our comfort and hope

Oft’ forgetting kid’s “insides”

As they try to cope.

This Christmas midst glitter

And boom-boxes blaring

Add hugs, and be gentle,

Our kids need our caring.