Gifting Santa

Just sent a text

to Santa asking what

does he want for Christmas?

You know, he’s always

been a charming and

jovial gent.

Hard-working too!

To keep the elves

from slacking is

hard work – just sayin’.

Plus, the reindeer need

tending and then there’s

always sleigh maintenance

due to high mileage.

It’s a never-ending gig

for poor Santa, but

according to him,

the rewards are many.

He’s quite well-traveled,

been to the moon and back

more than he can count.

Speaks ho ho ho in

numerous languages.

Of course, most fulfilling

is the act of giving

and caring.

So, I queried Santa –

what does he want for

Christmas in 2021?

I expected a lengthy

list like a new Santa

suit and hat, more cookies

and milk at his stops,

perhaps some nog

with a nip, or maybe

even a new GPS!

But hear this, my friends!

He replied “I want goodwill

and world peace”.

I smiled and

I thought to myself

only if…

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.”-Calvin Coolidge

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #211


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  1. Only if . . .

  2. Maybe if we all wanted what Santa wants it would happen.

  3. Beautiful sentiments, wonderfully expressesd Great post, Eugi! Like the quote,too. <3 Have a lovely weekend!

  4. If only we all wished for goodwill and world peace. Beautiful poem.

  5. Aww, such a lovely poem Eugi

  6. Only if ….packs a punch. The tiniest and most powerful words in Santa’s life.

  7. This is beautiful, Eugi! ❤

  8. A Christmas list worth having Santa.

  9. How a handful of baddies can destroy world peace. I pray Santa gets what he wants, good for all of us. Nice poem, Eugi.

  10. Your site Eugenia is one of beauty as I revisit your beautiful blog and feel right at home among your wonderful offerings ..
    Indeed, if only the gifts of thankfulness of giving and compassion, of care and respect, of tolerance and kindness were gift wrapped within each human soul every day of the year.. Instead of only being unwrapped for a short period of time in this special season..

    I have a feeling we all may be needing to look at those internal gifts we need to unwrap now upon Humanity as we share out the Love and Joy of what it is to be Human and share our open hearts..

    Much love dear friend.. Love and Blessings… <3

  11. Wee are so with Santa Clawss for sure Miss Eugi!!!
    purrss BellaDahrma an <3 BellaSita Mum

  12. Eugenia,

    Excellent quote and so true! I loved the poem! Santa’s wish list is the hardest of all Christmas presents for him to leave. That must come from within each person, so if everyone looked within to bring forth those redeeming qualities then this world would change for the better. Thanks!

  13. “Only if”, indeed! The spirit of Christmas should be a yearlong, lifelong thing. Beautifully done, Eugenia! 👏👏👏

  14. Love it! We should always be more mindful to love people year round rather than once a year.

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  16. aww! I hope santa gets his wish! <3

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