Monthly Archives: December 2010

ONE NIGHT (For children)c.2010 Donna Swanson

  (This little rhyme can be used in Christmas programs put on by little ones.  The first of each stanza is a person or persons, the second is an animal or thing.  Children can dress the parts of hold pictures … Continue reading

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LEROY AND THE SQUEAK C.2008

    Leroy Elf, III, had a very serious job in Santa’s workshop.  His father, Leroy Elf II, had held the job before him.  And, before that, it had been the duty of Leroy Elf, Sr.   Leroy’s job was … Continue reading

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THE WHITE BIRD c.2010 Donna Swanson

The morning sunlight made the white bird’s feathers shine and sparkle. But the white bird’s thoughts did not shine or sparkle. She was sad and worried. Her master had tossed her up into the air several days ago and now … Continue reading

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Christ is Born

CHRIST IS BORN   1. When Christmas bells ring out the news that Christ the King is born, let willing hearts join in the song and pass the word along. Let every hilltop, roof and spire resound the joyous phrase … Continue reading

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TRUE CHRISTMAS

TRUE CHRISTMAS 1. Oh, I loved to sing of Christmas and see candles on the tree. I loved to sing of Mary and the child upon her knee. yes, I loved to sing of Christmas and the beauty of that … Continue reading

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OLD MICAH AND THE LAMB (Part Four)

  “Nothing but trouble can come of this,” Benjamin, one of the town elders, said.  “Herod is a wicked and jealous king.  I cannot see him allowing the birth of one who might have a claim to the throne of … Continue reading

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OLD MICAH AND THE LAMB (Part One) By Donna Swanson c.1974

. Old Micah sat in the sun, a pile of wood shavings spilling over his sandal-shod feet.  He turned a small figure in his hand, shaping and smoothing it as he hummed softly.  He smiled as voices and laughter interrupted … Continue reading

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