Don't get tangled in holiday lites,
Deafened, bedazzled by sounds and sights.
Don’t get mired in merry-making,
Overheated by cookie baking.
Don’t get wrapped up in gifts from a store;
God’s Christmas presence is so much more.
Take a breather from the Yuletide race
And savor the swaddling of God’s grace.
© 2017 Roberta Tucker Brosius