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A Dad, a Mom and an Infant Child

A contrast in scenarios

by Greg Asimakoupoulos
December 11, 2015

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A Dad, a Mom and an Infant Child

A young couple with a baby
viewed their mission quite divine.
Who was this husband and his quiet wife?
Unlike the Holy Family
who emerged in Bethlehem
these two misguided killers lost their lives.

And they left their little baby.
How unthinkable! How cruel!
Terror's vision is as selfish as it's blind.
In a world beset by hatred,
ISIS chills us to the bone
as we look to ancient Scripture for a sign.

Where's the peace the prophets promised?
Will this bloodshed ever end?
Is the message preached each Christmas just a ruse?
No! Emmanuel (God with us)
is that orphaned child's hope
and the means by which we make sense of the news.

https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/what-will-happen-to-the-6-month-old-baby-of-the-214257424.html

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Sunday Rhymes and Reasons is a compilation of inspirational poetry by America's pastor/poet laureate, Greg Asimakoupoulos. In this, his third volume of poetry, Pastor Greg paints word pictures that portray both the struggle and fulfillment that define a life of faith. His repertoire of rhymes celebrate rite-of-passage occasions like birth, baptism, marriage and death as well as the major holidays of the church and culture. It is a volume that illustrates the poet's love of words and of popular culture. The author dips his brush into a paint box of hubris, humor and honesty.

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