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Once upon a time in a far off land
Wise men saw a sign and set out aross the sand
Songs of praise to sing, they travelled day and night
Precious gifts to bring, guided by the light
They chased a brand new star, ever towards the west
Across the mountains far, but when it came to rest
They scarce believed their eyes, they'd come so many miles
And the miracle they prized was nothing but a child

Nothing but a child could wash these tears away
Or guide a weary world into the light of day
And nothing but a child could help erase these miles
So once again we all can be children for awhile

Now all around the world, in every Iittle town
Everyday is heard a precious little sound
And every mother kind and every father proud
Looks down in awe to find another chance allowed



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    UnregisteredDec 8, 2011 at 8:25 pm
    Children are our hope for the future.. As christ was born and the wise men followed the star and laid their trust in the divine son of god to see them through their lives, we ourselves follow suit and in every parents eyes, we see the chance for goodness in our children, and we build on that faith. We are all children of god

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