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Not Forgotten - Santa’s Special Christmas Gift

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I wanted to share this poem that I wrote on Christmas day 2019, a response to multiple requests from children asking on social media, why they did not receive a gift. I did not have a response that I felt touching enough in my heart and I grabbed a piece of paper and began to write this poem to share with them. I received many responses, so many touching comments stating that they were so excited that they were not forgotten. Some of you may have something special that you could say and share, this was my initial response. As always, may we see the opportunities that are around to comfort, love, spread cheer, nurture imagination, and remind everyone that they matter and that they belong. It is not a simple job...it is a calling. How blessed we are.

“I thought u didn’t come to my house but u did tysm for the gift ily.”

”you made me cry Santa! Thank you thank you.”

”I told them Santa didn’t firget me!!”



Not Forgotten: Santa’s Special Christmas Gift

A little child asked me, “Santa, why did you not bring me a Christmas present?”
This broke my heart in every way and I want to explain what I’ve sent.  

Some children chose not to believe and that is the choice they make,
others choose to not be kind, they do not give and only take. 
But there are good children on Christmas morning that will not find a box from me,
there gift, most precious and pure, was not wrapped you see. 
For a few children across the world will receive that which I hold so dear,
the gift of Christmas magic to help throughout all the year.
This special feeling you now have, will help when you’re feeling blue,
you can find a bit of comfort, when you just don’t know what to do. 
This, my friends, is my gift, it’s more than a simple toy,
I give you a part of my heart, filled with Christmas joy. 
This is a gift that will last forever, as long as you believe,
please know, my special friend, a gift you did receive. 

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thoughtful and insightful - thank you for sharing

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Felix Estridge


And so simple, too.

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Santa Timothy SC

Awesome ... one more great treasure to tuck into Santa's Bag of Gift's!

Thank you Santa

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Interesting. It's sure something to think about. 

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