Thursday, December 24, 2009

I'll have to say Merry Christmas in a song...


..and since very few people ever hear the actual songs I write I'm gonna use a wayyy better songwriter to wish you a Merry Christmas.

I hope you all have a lovely Christmas and a silent night.

I NEED A SILENT NIGHT - by Amy Grant

I've made the same mistake before
Too many malls, too many stores
December traffic, Christmas rush
It breaks me till I push and shove

Children are crying while mothers are trying
To photograph Santa and sleigh
The shopping and buying and standing forever in line
What can I say?

I need a silent night, a holy night
To hear an angel voice through the chaos and the noise
I need a midnight clear, a little peace right here
To end this crazy day with a silent night

December comes then disappears
Faster and faster every year
Did my own mother keep this pace
Or was the world a different place?

Where people stayed home wishing for snow
Watching three channels on their TV
Look at us now rushing around
Trying to buy Christmas peace

I need a silent night, a holy night
To hear an angel voice through the chaos and the noise
I need a midnight clear, a little peace right here
To end this crazy day with a silent night

What was it like back there in Bethlehem
With peace on earth, good will toward men?

Every shepherd's out in the field
Keeping watch over their clock by night
And the glory of the Lord shone around them
And they were so afraid

And the angels said fear not for behold
I bring you good news of a great joy that shall be for all people
For unto you is born this day a Savior, who is Christ the Lord
And his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Prince of Peace

I need a silent night, a holy night
To hear an angel voice through the chaos and the noise
I need a midnight clear, a little peace right here
To end this crazy day with a silent night
To end this crazy day with a silent night

12 comments:

Life Looms Large said...

Merry Christmas!

Sue

Queenmothermamaw said...

Jenny thanks for stopping by. I am so happy to be able to get to know you better. I am rushing through my visits today, but will visit you again when things settle down. We are going to a beautiful Christmas Eve at our daughter's home where the children will present the live nativity scene and read the story from Luke. Tomorrow our whole family will be here and I am so looking forward to it. I am wishing your family the most blessings of the Holy season.
QMM

Catherine said...

Merry Christmas, Jenny!

Drama Queen said...

Merry Christmas, Jenny! You've been a joy to get to know through the blogging world - I hope you have a wonderful and safe and warm holiday - and knowing you, I know you will. :)

Sherri

Noelle said...

merry christmas, jenny! i hope you and your family have a wonderful, peaceful day!

Melinda Cornish said...

it says it all! Merry Christmas Jenny, to you and your family!!!!!

Uta said...

Merry Christmas Jenny. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

Jules said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Jenny, Merry Christmas to you and yours! Hope it's the best ever!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Carol said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours....hugs~

Holly said...

Merry Christmas!
Holly @ 504 Main

Diana said...

Merry Christmas Jenny. The words to the song were perfect. These past few years we have tried to down play all of the stress. Our family has cut way back on gift giving as we found that one small special gift is all that is really necessary. I prefer to enjoy the true meaning of Christmas and ignore all of the hype. That can be so difficult sometimes with all of the ads that are forever being shoved in our faces!
Love Di