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The Christmas Box(es)…

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T’was Christmas morning and all through the house,

Everyone was stirring, even the mouse,

Lots of smiles, joy and merriment,

And of course a new ornament.

Patty opened her box and Deb’s turn was next,

The look on her face was very perplexed !

The box was empty, no ornament inside…

I felt terrible and almost cried.

Deb rose to her feet and headed to the

tree,

And hung the empty box where the ornament should be.

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The following year I searched all around,

A perfect ornament for Deb must be found,

It was, it was just meant to be,

A box ornament for our Christmas tree.

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We hang them each year and remember with glee,

How an empty box (filled with love) came to decorate

our tree.

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Author: mvobsession

I'm married, I have two daughters and two grandchildren and they all love MV. Enjoy my MV blog and contact me if I can answer any questions. This blog started out as strictly about Martha's Vineyard but over the years I've branched out to include other obsessions and interests. I enjoy photography and like sharing my photos here as well. Hope you enjoy :)

2 thoughts on “The Christmas Box(es)…

  1. What a beautiful, sweet, and happy story, Joan! That Christmas must return in your mind every year filling your heart with love!

    Merry Christmas to you and your family.

    Sending love along,

    Judy

    • Those boxes are on the tree every year. The thing that has always amazed me is how Deb reacted… instead of crying and carrying on she just hung the empty box on the tree. I love that.
      Merry Christmas to you and your family as well.
      Love to you
      -Joan-

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