baking cookies and the end of the year
added one more tradition to our Season of Cheer.
With Jesus - and Santa - and Christmas Eve,
what and exciting time for a child to believe.
and milk - a treat for St. Nick!
There were walnuts to crack and bowls to be
I helped "best I could" every step
of the way.
Soon the kitchen was cluttered with bowls, pans
at Midnight Mass on that cold winter's night,
amid angels and shepherds and snow so white,
t'was the story of the Christ Child's coming
Jesus in the manger, what a sight to behold.
home the aroma made every heart glad.
Ahhhh, Christmas memories when I was a lad.
At bedtime that night we served the best we
Our cookies for Santa - or were they really
By Ray Day
Created and published in 2002