Posts Tagged ‘inn keeper’


Inn Keeper – Not unkind, Not hard

Just busy, Just occupied, Just making another “buck,”

Just seeing only the present moment, Just too tired to read prophecy,

Just too tired to notice the little differences in this couple.  

– eab, uncertain date

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The shepherds have returned

To wooly flocks on the hill.

The inn keeper now wishes

He could his small inn fill.

Mary, post-delivery,

Is no longer pregnant, ill.

The world’s most famous morning now is past.


The wise men have returned

To their studies in the East.

Herod has completed his

Contemplated blood “feast.”

Joseph, Family in Egypt,

Are “visitors” at least.

Jesus is a growing “toddler” at last. 


And you, friend, have returned

To living glad, or forlorn,

Returned to shops and streets

Filled with scurry and loud horn.

Remember, remember

Christ for you was gladly born.

Hold to His redeeming love, hold it fast!  –eab, 1/5/08

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